Friday, May 20, 2011

Wine Country Insider: Memorial Day Weekend Preview

Did you watch the season finale of The Office this week? If you did then you caught the buzz about the Finger Lakes. Jim Carey's character mentions how his family is vacationing in the Finger Lakes. Watch more here.

How would you like to disapear in the Finger Lakes? Well with Memorial Day weekend just a week away it's the perfect time to make your escape.  We thought we'd give you a preview of what's in store.  It's not too late to make your plans for a weekend getaway.  Find your perfect place to stay, dining options, favorite wineries, things to do, and events that may be happening by visiting and using the Trip Builder. It's easy to build your perfect Wine Country escape!

Of course the big event for Memorial Day weekend is GlassFest.  This year will be the second annual GlassFest and it's bigger and better. With everything kicking off on Thursday with 2300 Degrees at The Corning Museum of Glass. Friday night enjoy a wine and beer tasting throughout the Gaffer District. Friday and Saturday night experience Light Up the Night in Riverfront Park - definitely a can't miss! Saturday and Sunday Market Street becomes a street festival with artists, vendors, and live entertainment. For more information on the entire weekend's festivities visit

With Memorial Day also comes the end of May. May is Riesling Month is coming to a close but we have one more exciting event - Riesling Hour! Thursday, May 26 at 7 PM ET everyone is encouraged to get a bottle of your favorite Finger Lakes Riesling and share your thoughts and experience on Twitter using the #flxwine tag or on  For more information visit There's still many great Riesling themed events and specials happening for the next couple weeks so visit for all the details.

Have a listen to the 15-minute podcast all about the upcoming holiday weekend now.

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Want more? Visit for more shows including past Wine Country Inisders and the weekly Escape to the Finger Lakes podcast.

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