The Finger Lakes region of New York state makes wines that are complex, tasty and surprising. Cool climate grapes in the hands of experienced winemakers, will delight the palate of the most discriminating wine lover. The surprising part is some of the varietals they grow. But then experimenting is all in a day’s work for a mad scientist winemaker. This week we chat with Steve DiFrancesco, Head Winemaker at Glenora Wine Cellars. Is Steve really a mad scientist winemaker?

Take a listen and see for yourself.

You can also hear Steve on our Vino Lingo segment defining the term “Agraff”

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Written by Ray Fister

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