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Thirsty Owl Dry Riesling 2016

This wine is a bargain. Sharp-edged, with a good deal of richness, and the stony mineral notes that characterize the 2016 vintage, the Thirsty Owl Wine Company Dry Riesling (Finger Lakes, NY) 2016 $13 to $15 [Very Good to Very Good+] is a fine food wine..

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Food-friendly and versatile, explore the globe from your dining room table with these value Pinot Noirs from six different countries and three states..

Extraordinary Places: Water to Wine at the Finger Lakes

Water and wine are often used when discussing differences, but now they're coming together..

Who buys 6,000 bottles of wine in one day? A big sale in the Finger Lakes

Two Finger Lakes wineries recently notched their biggest single-day sales ever -- each sold 250 cases (3,000 bottles) in one transaction..

Awards

gold  Gold
silver  Silver
bronze  Bronze
best in class  Best in Class
best white wine  Best White Wine
best varietal  Best in Varietal

2016

2014 PINOT GRIS

2016 Int'l Eastern
2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2016 Taster's Guild

2014 VIDAL BLANC

2016 Taster's Guild
2016 Finger Lakes International

2014 CHARDONNAY

2016 Int'l Eastern
2016 Tasters Guild
2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2016 New World International
2016 Finger Lakes International

2014 DIAMOND

2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2016 Finger Lakes International
2016 Int'l Eastern

2014 GEWURZTRAMINER

2016 New World International
2016 Finger Lakes International
2016 Int'l Eastern
2016 Tasters Guild

2015 PINOT NOIR ROSE

2016 Finger Lakes International
2016 Tasters Guild
2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition

2015 TRAMINETTE

2016 Int'l Eastern
2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2016 Tasters Guild

2014 PINOT NOIR

2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2016 Int'l Eastern
2016 Finger Lakes International

2012 SYRAH

2016 Int'l Eastern
2016 Finger Lakes International

2014 DRY REISLING

2016 Int'l Eastern
2016 Finger Lakes International
2016 Tasters Guild
2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2016 New World International

2014 CABERNET SAUVIGNON

2016 Tasters Guild

2014 MALBEC

2016 Tasters Guild

2014 DRY REISLING - LAHOMA

2016 Finger Lakes International

2013 CABERNET SAUVIGNON ICE WINE

2016 Int'l Eastern
2016 Finger Lakes International

2014 REISLING

2016 Int'l Eastern
2016 New World International
2016 Tasters Guild
2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2016 Finger Lakes International

2015 SNOW OWL

2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2016 Tasters Guild

2014

2013 Pinot Gris

2014 Riverside International
2014 State NY Fair

2012 Diamond

2014 Riverside Int’l
2014 Florida State Fair Int’l
2014 Taster’s Guild International
2014 L.A. International - 90 Points
2014 Pacific Rim
2014 NY State Fair
2014 Finger Lakes International

2013 Chardonnay

2014 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2014 NY State Fair
2014 Riverside Int’l
2014 L.A. International
2014 Finger Lakes International
2014 Riverside Int’l
2014 Taster’s Guild International

2011 Pinot Nior

2014 Finger Lakes International

2013 Gewurztraminer

2014 L.A. International - 90 Points
2014 NY State Fair
2014 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2014 Riverside Int’l

2012 Pinot Nior

2014 NY State Fair
2014 Finger Lakes International
2014 Taster’s Guild International

2013 Traminette

2014 NY State Fair
2014 Riverside Int’l
2014 L.A. International - 91 Points
2014 Taster’s Guild International

2012 Merlot

2014 NY State Fair
2014 Finger Lakes International
2014 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2014 Florida State Fair Int’l

2013 Dry Riesling

2014 NY State Fair
2014 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2014 Taster’s Guild International
2014 L.A. International
2014 Finger Lakes International

2012 Meritage

2014 NY State Fair
2014 Finger Lakes International
2014 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2014 Florida State Fair Int’l

2013 Riesling

2014 NY State Fair

2012 Riesling

2014 Florida State Fair Int’l
2014 Taster’s Guild International
2014 NY State Fair
2014 Finger Lakes International

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Ice Wine

2014 Finger Lakes International
2014 Florida State Fair Int’l

2012 Snow Owl

2014 Florida State Fair Int’l

2013 Snow Owl

2014 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2014 L.A. International
2014 Riverside Int’l
2014 NY State Fair
2014 Taster’s Guild International

2012 Vidal Blanc

2014 Florida State Fair Int’l

2013 Vidal Blanc

2014 NY State Fair
2014 Pacific Rim Wine Competition

2010 Cab Sauv / Syrah / Malbec

2014 Florida State Fair Int’l

2013

2012 Pinot Gris

2013 Atlantic Seaboard
2013 NY Wine & Food Classic
2013 Taster’s Guild
2013 Finger Lakes International
2013 Long Beach Grand Cru
2013 L.A. International

2012 Snow Owl

2013 Indy International
2013 NY Wine & Food Classic
2013 NY State Fair
2013 L.A. International - 91 Points
2013 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2013 Long Beach Grand Cru
2013 Taster’s Guild
2013 Riverside International

2012 Chardonnay

2013 Indy International
2013 Atlantic Seaboard
2013 Taster’s Guild
2013 NY Wine & Food Classic
2013 NY State Fair
2013 Finger Lakes International
2013 L.A. International
2013 Long Beach Grand Cru
2013 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2013 Riverside International

2011 Snow Owl

2013 Finger Lakes International

2011 Diamond

2013 Long Beach Grand Cru
2013 NY Wine & Food Classic
2013 Finger Lakes International

2012 Gewurztraminer

2013 NY State Fair
2013 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2013 Indy International
2013 NY Wine & Food Classic
2013 Taster’s Guild

Blushing Moon

2013 Taster’s Guild

Tailspin

2013 Taster’s Guild

2012 Dry Riesling

2013 NY Wine & Food Classic
2013 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2013 Riverside International
2013 L.A. International
2013 Taster’s Guild
2013 Finger Lakes International
2013 Long Beach Grand Cru
2013 Indy International
2013 NY State Fair
2013 Atlantic Seaboard

2010 Pinot Noir

2013 Indy International
2013 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2013 International Eastern
2013 Riverside International
2013 Atlantic Seaboard
2013 Taster’s Guild
2013 Finger Lakes International

2010 Syrah

2013 Taster’s Guild
2013 Finger Lakes International

2010 Cab Saub - Syrah - Malbec

2013 NY Wine & Food Classic

2012 Riesling

2013 Indy International
2013 NY State Fair
2013 Atlantic Seaboard
2013 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2013 Taster’s Guild
2013 Long Beach Grand Cru
2013 L.A. International
2013 NY Wine & Food Classic
2013 Riverside International

2011 Malbec

2013 Finger Lakes International

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

2013 Finger Lakes International

2008 VINTE

2013 Indy International
2013 NY State Fair
2013 International Eastern

2011 Riesling

2013 NY Wine & Food Classic
2013 International Eastern
2013 Finger Lakes International

2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Ice Wine

2013 Finger Lakes International
2013 NY State Fair
2013 International Eastern
2013 NY Wine & Food Classic

2011 Limited Edition Riesling

2013 Riverside International

2012 Vidal Blanc

2013 L.A. International
2013 NY State Fair
2013 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2013 Riverside International
2013 Long Beach Grand Cru
2013 Taster’s Guild

2011 Vidal Blanc

2013 Finger Lakes International

2012

2011 Pinot Gris

2012 NY Wine & Food Classic - "Best NY State Pinot Gris" - 91 Points
2012 Indy International
2012 Taster’s Guild
2012 Riverside International
2012 Finger Lakes International

2011 Snow Owl

2012 Riverside International
2012 Indy International
2012 Taster’s Guild

2010 Dry Riesling

2012 Finger Lakes International

2011 Limited Edition Riesling

2012 Finger Lakes International
2012 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2012 Taster’s Guild
2012 NY State Fair
2012 Indy International

2011 Gewurztraminer

2012 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2012 NY State Fair
2012 Taster’s Guild

2010 Diamond

2012 Jerry Mead’s NWIWC
2012 International Eastern

2011 Dry Reisling

2012 NY Wine & Food Classic - 95 Points
2012 NY State Fair
2012 Finger Lakes International
2012 Taster’s Guild
2012 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2012 Indy International

2011 Diamond

2012 Taster’s Guild
2012 Riverside International
2012 L.A. International
2012 NY Wine & Food Classic
2012 NY State Fair
2012 Indy International

2010 Riesling

2012 NY Wine & Food Classic - 91 Points
2012 Taster’s Guild
2012 Riverside International
2012 Jerry Mead’s NWIWC
2012 International Eastern
2012 Finger Lakes International
2012 Pacific Rim Wine Competition

2010 Reserve Pinot Noir

2012 Finger Lakes International
2012 NY State Fair

2010 Pinot Noir

2012 Finger Lakes International
2012 NY Wine & Food Classic
2012 NY State Fair
2012 Taster’s Guild

2011 Riesling

2012 NY Wine & Food Classic - 92 Points
2012 Taster’s Guild
2012 L.A. International
2012 Riverside International
2012 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2012 NY State Fair
2012 Indy International

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 NY State Fair
2012 Finger Lakes International
2012 International Eastern

2010 Cab Sauv - Syrah - Malbec

2012 NY State Fair

2011 Vidal Blanc

2012 Indy International
2012 Taster’s Guild
2012 NY State Fair
2012 Riverside International
2012 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2012 NY Wine & Food Classic

2010 Meritage

2012 NY State Fair
2012 Taster’s Guild
2012 NY Wine & Food Classic
2012 Finger Lakes International
2012 Indy International

2010 Snow Owl

2012 NY State Fair
2012 Jerry Mead’s NWIWC

2011

2009 Pinot Gris

2011 Finger Lakes International

2010 Pinot Gris

2011 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2011 Riverside International
2011 IWSC
2011 Indy International
2011 International Eastern
2011 Golden Nose Awards
2011 NY Wine & Food Classic
2011 Taster’s Guild

2009 Diamond

2011 Grand Harvest Awards
2011 Jerry Mead’s NWIWC

2010 Diamond

2011 Golden Nose Awards
2011 NY State Fair
2011 L.A. International
2011 Riverside International
2011 Taster’s Guild
2011 Indy International
2011 International Eastern
2011 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2011 Finger Lakes International

2009 Dry Riesling

2011 NY Wine & Food Classic
2011 Grand Harvest Awards
2011 L.A. International
2011 IWSC
2011 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2011 Taster’s Guild
2011 Golden Nose Awards
2011 NY State Fair
2011 Riverside International
2011 Finger Lakes International

2010 Snow Owl

2011 NY State Fair
2011 Riverside International
2011 Finger Lakes International
2011 Indy International
2011 International Eastern
2011 Taster’s Guild
2011 NY Wine & Food Classic
2011 Golden Nose Awards

2010 Dry Riesling

2011 Golden Nose Awards
2011 NY State Fair
2011 International Eastern
2011 Pacific Rim Wine Competition

2009 Chardonnay

2011 Finger Lakes International
2011 Grand Harvest Awards
2011 Jerry Mead’s NWIWC

2010 Chardonnay

2011 Indy International
2011 NY State Fair

2009 Riesling

2011 Grand Harvest Awards
2011 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2011 International Eastern
2011 NY State Fair
2011 Golden Nose Awards
2011 Jerry Mead’s NWIWC
2011 L.A. International
2011 Finger Lakes International
2011 IWSC
2011 Taster’s Guild

Tailspin

2011 International Eastern
2011 Taster’s Guild
2011 Finger Lakes International

2008 Pinot Noir

2011 Grand Harvest Awards

2009 Pinot Noir

2011 NY State Fair
2011 Finger Lakes International

2010 Riesling

2011 International Eastern
2011 NY State Fair
2011 Golden Nose Awards - Riesling Champion
2011 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
2011 Riverside International
2011 Taster’s Guild
2011 NY Wine & Food Classic

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

2011 Jerry Mead’s NWIWC

2007 VINTE

2011 Grand Harvest Awards

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Ice Wine

2011 Grand Harvest Awards

2010 Vidal Blanc

2011 NY Wine & Food Classic
2011 NY State Fair
2011 L.A. International
2011 Golden Nose Awards
2011 Taster’s Guild
2011 International Eastern
2011 Indy International

2009 Vidal Blanc

2011 Grand Harvest Awards
2011 IWSC
2011 Jerry Mead’s NWIWC
2011 Finger Lakes International

2010

2008 Dry Riesling

2010 Golden Nose Awards
2010 Finger Lakes International
2010 Riverside International
2010 NY Wine & Food Classic
2010 Taster’s Guild
2010 International Eastern
2010 NY State Fair

2008 Snow Owl

2010 Taster’s Guild

2009 Diamond

2010 Taster’s Guild
2010 International Eastern
2010 L.A. International
2010 Finger Lakes International
2010 Indy International
2010 Riverside International
2010 NY Wine & Food Classic

2009 Dry Riesling

2010 NY State Fair
2010 NY Wine & Food Classic
2010 Indy International

2007 Pinot Noir

2010 NY Wine & Food Classic
2010 Finger Lakes International

2008 Riesling

2010 Riverside International - Chairman's Award
2010 Golden Nose Awards - Riesling Champion
2010 Taster’s Guild
2010 NY Wine & Food Classic
2010 International Eastern

2007 Meritage

2010 NY Wine & Food Classic
2010 Finger Lakes International
2010 Riverside International
2010 Taster’s Guild
2010 NY State Fair
2010 International Eastern

2009 Riesling

2010 Indy International
2010 Taster’s Guild
2010 International Eastern
2010 NY State Fair
2010 L.A. International

2008 Vidal Blanc

2010 Finger Lakes International
2010 Riverside International

2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

2010 Finger Lakes International

2007 Cab Sauv / Syrah / Malbec

2010 Taster’s Guild
2010 Finger Lakes International
2010 International Eastern

2009 Vidal Blanc

2010 Taster’s Guild
2010 International Eastern
2010 NY State Fair
2010 NY Wine & Food Classic
2010 Indy International

2007 VINTE

2010 Indy International
2010 Finger Lakes International

2008 Pinot Gris

2010 Finger Lakes International
2010 Riverside International

Tailspin

2010 International Eastern
2010 NY State Fair
2010 Indy International

2009 Pinot Gris

2010 NY State Fair
2010 International Eastern
2010 Indy International
2010 NY Wine & Food Classic
2010 Taster’s Guild

2009 Chardonnay

2010 NY State Fair

2009

2008 Dry Riesling

2009 Riverside International - Chairman's Award
2009 NY State Fair
2009 NY Wine & Food Classic
2009 Taster’s Guild
2009 Finger Lakes International
2009 Indy International
2009 L.A. International

2007 Pinot Noir

2009 Taster’s Guild
2009 Finger Lakes International
2009 NY Wine & Food Classic
2009 International Eastern
2009 L.A. International
2009 NY State Fair
2009 NY Wine & Food Classic

2008 Riesling

2009 Finger Lakes International - John Rose Award
2009 Indy International
2009 NY Wine & Food Classic
2009 Taster’s Guild
2009 International Eastern
2009 Riverside International
2009 L.A. International

2007 Reserve Pinot Noir

2009 NY Wine & Food Classic
2009 Finger Lakes International
2009 Taster’s Guild
2009 International Eastern
2009 Indy International
2009 NY State Fair

2008 Vidal Blanc

2009 Taster’s Guild
2009 Indy International
2009 NY Wine & Food Classic
2009 Finger Lakes International
2009 International Eastern
2009 NY State Fair

2007 Meritage

2009 Taster’s Guild
2009 International Eastern
2009 NY State Fair
2009 NY Wine & Food Classic

2007 Syrah

2009 Indy International
2009 NY Wine & Food Classic
2009 NY State Fair

2008 Pinot Gris

2009 Indy International
2009 NY Wine & Food Classic
2009 Taster’s Guild
2009 International Eastern

2007 Merlot

2009 Finger Lakes International

2007 Cab Sauv / Syrah / Malbec

2009 NY State Fair
2009 NY Wine & Food Classic

2008 Snow Owl

2009 Taster’s Guild
2009 NY Wine & Food Classic
2009 International Eastern
2009 Indy International
2009 NY State Fair

2006 VINTE

2009 Finger Lakes International
2009 NY Wine & Food Classic

2007 VINTE

2009 NY Wine & Food Classic

2008 Diamond

2009 NY Wine & Food Classic
2009 International Eastern
2009 Indy International
2009 Taster’s Guild