His distant ancestors came from Genoa, Italy, and fled to the Netherlands around 1400. Among the early Dutch settlers in America, they established a still-thriving small town in upstate New York named Fonda in the early 1600s, named after patriarch Douw Fonda, who was later killed by Indians.

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Commercial vineyards order vines primarily from well-established nurseries in upstate NY and California. Ordering vines must be done as far ahead as possible for several reasons. First, budwood (the desired variety) is grafted onto a rootstock and field grown for a year. After that season, the baby vines are dug, put into.

Even one of Upstate New York state's northernmost (and coldest) corners can now claim to be an officially designated wine region. Wines made from grapes grown in.

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Apr 17, 2016. Tim E. Martinson is a senior extension associate at Cornell and the director of the Northern Grapes Project, which helps producers grow cold-hardy grapes and then teaches them how to make and market wines. Some of the new plants created through the project can withstand temperatures as low as.

Sep 18, 2017. It's coming about a week later than normal in much of New York state, but the annual harvest of grapes for the the state's more than 400 wineries is beginning. It should last this year into mid-October. That signals one of the best times of the year to visit the vineyards, whether you're headed to the Finger.

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