Category: Wine, Culinary and Craft Beverages

Exploring Chautauqua County, NY by Motorcycle

By Donald D. Dowling Whether your ride is a highway taming luxury tourer, a high styling cruiser, a twisty-blasting sport bike, a go anywhere dual-purpose machine, a majestic Trike or a pert and pretty scooter, you will love discovering Chautauqua County

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“Frozen”: Chautauqua County’s Festival of Ice & Wine

Grape cultivation is Chautauqua County’s claim to fame, and a major pillar of western New York’s economy. The Concord Grape Belt, also known as Lake Erie Wine Country, supports over 1900 jobs and contributes over $340 million to the regional

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Finding Craft Brews in Chautauqua County

By Mark Stevens There’s something awfully crafty brewing across Chautauqua County and Western New York. Just in time for Thanksgiving, I’m going to tell you what’s on tap in the region as we tour a few of the area’s leading

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A Sunday Drive through America’s Grape Country

By Stephanie Schuckers Burdo On the hunt for Carménère It’s a beautiful day in August and I have enlisted a friend to go wine tasting along Lake Erie in western New York. We set off for a Sunday drive along NYS

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Locally Inspired in Western New York

By Margot Russell There’s more than one way to experience Chautauqua County’s culinary delights. Whether you’re searching for the sweetest ears of corn, a pint of locally-crafted brew, or an award-winning wine, it’s all here for the visitor, within easy

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12 Things to do this Spring in Chautauqua County

Spring in western New York is a time for maple syrup, bird migrations, spring skiing, last minute snowmobiling, and the gradual transition to green grass, golf, fishing, new plantings and the opening of seasonal shops and restaurants. Below are a

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February events to keep you out and about in Chautauqua County

February can be the coldest month of winter, but that’s no reason to stay indoors. There are plenty of fun festivals, theater performances, art exhibits and culinary delights to experience and explore in Chautauqua County, New York’s western snow belt.

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Holiday Shopping and Winter Preparations in Chautauqua County

It’s the end of October and most of the colorful leaves have fallen in Chautauqua County and western New York. Snow will soon be on its way, along with preparations for Thanksgiving and the winter holidays, sharpening of snowboards and

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Plan your fall getaway to Chautauqua County, NY

Experience the many different flavors of fall in western New York State. Plan an adventure during Chautauqua County’s season long fall learning festival, the Colors of Chautauqua. The season offers dozens of workshops on culinary, creative, and cultural topics as well

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Must Do Tours to Take this Summer in Chautauqua County, NY

Join the Fenton History Center for guided walks around town and learn about Jamestown’s history. Walking Tours of Jamestown are held each Saturday through September. Each week is one of four tours which are rotated throughout the season and include

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