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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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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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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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10 Ways to Learn During Chautauqua in Bloom

In its third roundup of Best Small Towns to Visit, Smithsonian magazine named Chautauqua, NY number one in 2014 for the number and quality of learning opportunities available. See below for ten ways to learn during Chautauqua in Bloom, a

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Things to Do and See Along Lake Erie in Southwestern New York

Gems along Lake Erie Chautauqua County is fortunate to share about 50 miles of Lake Erie shoreline and boasts some of western New York’s most beautiful landscapes. Vineyards cover the coastal plain meeting lake access points at beaches, tributary outlets and harbors.

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First Time Wine Tasting – Lake Erie Wine Country

Guest post by Josh Curcio – protocol  80, Inc. It’s no secret that the Lake Erie Wine Country and Chautauqua County have some of the best vineyards and wineries in the country. This doesn’t necessarily mean that everyone has gone on a wine tasting tour. The

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