5th annual Finger Lakes Riesling Festival kicks off Saturday

Updated: 08/08/2014 8:13 AM
Created: 08/08/2014 8:04 AM WHEC.com

More than 30,000 people are expected to savor the flavor of the Finger Lakes this weekend during the 5th Annual Finger Lakes Riesling Festival.

The celebration features wine education seminars, tastings and cheese pairings. The event also showcases New York State craft beer. Visitors will get a chance to tour the New York Wine & Culinary Center. The festival, which benefits the Canandaigua YMCA, has raised over $150,000 in the past five years.

The festival starts Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10 and runs both days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost of admission is $20.

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