Wine and Dime Episode 6 - In the Wine Cellar with Jim Caron

In this episode of Wine and Dime, I will be talking to the Jim Caron.  Jim is a Cellar Master at Bully Hill Vineyards, located in Hammondsport, NY, overlooking Keuka Lake.   We talk about the wines, and how the wine industry impacts the local economy.  We hope you enjoy this episode.  You can find out more about Bully Hill by checking out their website at

The Wine:

Old Mischief:  A masterful Red Blend, with ripe flavors of raspberry and plum; accented by hints of spice.

Cabernet Franc:  Bully Hill makes a downright tasty Cab Franc with the grapes being sourced from Seneca Lake.  The current 2013 vintage was fermented in Redwood open top fermenters for maximum tannin and color extraction.  Once finished and pressed off, we fill up oak casks down in the cellar to bring this fine wine to fruition.   We do small lot production of 500 cases a year and thanks to our happy herd of customers this wine sells out annually!

Gewürztraminer: is a variety with a pink to red skin colour, which makes it a "white wine grape" as opposed to the blue to black-skinned varieties commonly referred to as "red wine grapes". The variety has high natural sugar and the wines are white and usually off-dry, with a flamboyant bouquet of lychees. Indeed, Gewürztraminer and lychees share the same aroma compounds.[1] Dry Gewürztraminers may also have aromas of roses, passion fruit and floral notes. It is not uncommon to notice some spritz

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