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Finger Lakes Coq Au Vin

Monday, March 30, 2020 1:00 PM by Finger Lakes Wine Country

Finger Lakes Coq Au Vin

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 skin on, bone-in chicken breasts or thighs (approx. 2 lbs.)
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 16 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups Finger Lakes Dry Riesling wine
  • 1 cup heavy cream (not whipping)
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme, or ½ tsp dried

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Finger Lakes Wine-Braised Collard Greens

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 large bunches fresh collard greens (or one 16 oz. bag)
  • 4 slices bacon, cut in 1” pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ teaspoons paprika
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup aromatic white Finger Lakes wine - Riesling or Gewürztraminer
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar

DIRECTIONS

If using fresh collard

5 FLX Chilly Winter Ice Wine Cocktails

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:00 PM by Finger Lakes Wine Country

Winter is coming to an end, so let us raise a glass to toast the season goodbye with some of Finger Lakes Wine Country region’s famous ice wines!

Celebrate the end of the season with these 5 chilly winter ice wine cocktails and drink recipes perfect for your next event or just for those lingering frosty Finger Lakes nights!

FLX Winter Ice Wine Martini

Shaken, not stirred! Served over ice and top it off with a frozen grape.

FLX winter Ice Wine Martini

Vidal Blanc Iced WineVodka_WebBottleIngredients

  • 1 oz Fulkerson Vidal Blanc Ice Wine
  • 2 oz Four
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and Finger Lakes Wine Country has you covered

Tis the season of love and all things romance and Finger Lakes Wine Country has you covered with some fantastic ideas and places to enjoy your next getaway.

Get Inspired 

Don’t save all romantic getaways for February, these wine country escapes are perfect for any time of the year. The region is full of charming bed & breakfast, inns, and romantic hotels worthy of checking out, or checking in as we should say!

Belva Lockwood Inn

Belva Lockwood Inn is more than a bed to sleep in at night, this restored 5 room home from 1872 offers a unique, historic, and romantic experience in the Finger Lakes region located in Owego.

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Map Pin Owego

Belva Lockwood Inn is a preservation in process as they take careful detail into combining the historic elements of the property and Belva Lockwood herself into the experience of staying in one of their cozy rooms. Belva Lockwood Inn is more than a bed to sleep in at night, this restored 5 room home from 1872 offers a unique, historic, and romantic experience in the Finger Lakes region located in Owego.Each room is individually decorated with antiques and beautiful furnishings from clawfoot tubs in the bathrooms to soapstone fireplaces. If you’re a history enthusiast you can get a quick history lesson on the details in your room, the property, and the incredible woman this Inn is named after.

It’s that time of year when travelers start planning their trips for the year. We wanted to make that a bit easier to remind you why Finger Lakes Wine Country should be on the top of your 2020 travel list.

  1. Finger Lakes Wine Country isn’t just an “upstate” destination. It is a state of mind. This is where you come to immerse yourself in nature, surround yourself with friendly and welcoming locals, relax, breathe, raise a glass, and repeat. Slow your pace and enjoy.
  1. Perfect road trip

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