J550

Honoring eight Long Island vineyards upon the occasion of their designation as Gold Medalists by the New York Wine and Grape Foundation

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J550



Senate Resolution No. 550

BY: Senator PALUMBO

HONORING eight Long Island vineyards upon the
occasion of their designation as Gold Medalists by
the New York Wine and Grape Foundation on March 18,
2021

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize the
achievements of those individuals and businesses that contribute
substantially to the economic vitality of their communities, thereby
enhancing economic well-being of the entire Empire State; and

WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its
long-standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
eight Long Island vineyards upon the occasion of their designation as
Gold Medalists by the New York Wine and Grape Foundation at its 35th
Annual New York Wine Classic on Thursday, March 18, 2021; and

WHEREAS, The 35th Annual New York Wine Classic is a nationally
recognized competition highlighting the best of New York's wine; and

WHEREAS, Seeing an unprecedented growth over the past few years and
allowing wine enthusiasts to enjoy this unique part of the New York
experience across the state, these eight extraordinary vineyards have
truly showcased why New York State is a premier wine destination; and

WHEREAS, McCall Wines was awarded for its 2014 Reserve Corchaug
Estate Pinot Noir, its 2016 Reserve North Ridge Vineyard Chardonnay, its
2015 North Ridge Vineyard Cabernet Franc, and its 2013 Ben's Blend
Corchaug Estate; and

WHEREAS, Coffee Pot Cellars was awarded for its 2015 Heritage Red
Blend; and

WHEREAS, Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard was awarded for its 2019
Savannah Rose; and

WHEREAS, Osprey's Dominion was awarded for its 2015 Cabernet Franc,
its 2014 Cabernet Franc and its 2013 Reserve Merlot; and

WHEREAS, Palmer Vineyard was awarded for its 2015 Old Roots Merlot;
and

WHEREAS, Sparkling Pointe was awarded for its 2015 Seduction Blanc
De Blancsm Chardonnay, its 2018 Topaz Imperial and its 2017 Noir De
Noirs, Pinot Noir; and

WHEREAS, Suhru Wines was awarded for its 2019 Pinot Grigio; and

WHEREAS, The Lenz Winery was awarded for its 2013 Old Vines,
Cabernet Sauvignon, its 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, its 2017 Estate
Selection Malbec and its NV Firefly Rose Pet Nat; and

WHEREAS, Over their distinguished history's, these eight esteemed
vineyards have demonstrated continuous service to the residents and
communities which it serves; and

WHEREAS, The success of these vineyards is in direct correlation to
the efforts of their dedicated owners and staff, whose involvement is,
and always has been, characterized by an impressive commitment, an
unbridled enthusiasm, and an uncompromising standard of excellence in
all endeavors on behalf of the businesses and the communities they
serve; and

WHEREAS, It is with great pleasure that this Legislative Body
acknowledges these exceptional businesses, their contributions to the
local and state economies, and their vibrant roles in improving the
quality of life in their communities, fully confident they will continue
to enjoy the same sparkling successes they have experienced thus far;
now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor eight Long Island vineyards upon the occasion of their designation
as Gold Medalists by the New York Wine and Grape Foundation on March 18,
2021; and be it further

RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to McCall Wines, Coffee Pot Cellars, Baiting Hollow Farm
Vineyard, Osprey's Dominion, Palmer Vineyard, Sparkling Pointe, Suhru
Wines, and the Lenz Winery.

actions

  • 23 / Mar / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 31 / Mar / 2021
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 31 / Mar / 2021
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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