The Grapevine

Savor Life's two-hour weekly show bringing listeners some of the most informational fine wine dialogue in the Rochester area.

Your host Michael Warren Thomas has been leading the conversation about local wines with this show since 2008!

During both hours of this show, we celebrate local wines from the Finger Lakes and Western New York, including the Niagara Wine Trail.

Tune in weekly to hear from wine makers, experts, restaurateurs, and conversation on the finest wines of the Finger Lakes and beyond.

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The Grapevine Finger Lakes Wine Podcast

The Grapevine, October 25, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | October 25, 2020

Glenora is keeping the awning up over their terrace through the week of Nov. 2, and their East Overlook outdoor tasting space will remain open through Nov. 16.

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The Grapevine, October 18, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | October 18, 2020

Look up Sommelier Bates on Instagram and Facebook to learn more about the Virtual Blind Wine Tasting on Nov. 12.

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The Grapevine, October 11, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | October 11, 2020

Harvest continues throughout NYS.

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The Grapevine, October 4, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | October 4, 2020

Camp Good Days and Special Times annual wine auction will be help online this year, beginning November 12.

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The Grapevine, September 27, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | September 27, 2020

Harvest is in full swing in the Finger Lakes and Western NY.

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The Grapevine, September 20, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | September 20, 2020

Overview of places offering fresh pressed grape juice to home winemakers and people who want to freeze some for the holidays or to enjoy over the winter and spring.

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The Grapevine, September 13, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | September 13, 2020

Interview from 2018 with Glenora’s winemaker, Steve DiFrancesco.

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The Grapevine, September 6, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | September 6, 2020

2019 interview with metal artist Sam Castner and the owner of Fox Run Vineyards, Scott Osborn.

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The Grapevine, August 30, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | August 30, 2020

A 2018 interview with Peter Bell, long time winemaker at Fox Run Vineyards and one of the three collaborators in Tierce Riesling.

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The Grapevine, August 23, 2020

By Michael Warren Thomas | August 23, 2020

A previously recorded interview from 2019 with Anthony Road’s winemaker, Peter Becraft.

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