New York was one of the first states to grow grapes. Brotherhood Winery in the Hudson River Region, established in 1839, is the nation's oldest continually operated winery. Today's grape growers are scattered from Long Island to the Lake Erie Region, including the Hudson Valley and the beautiful Finger Lakes Region. (New York State Wine and Grape Foundation)
Wagner Vineyards was founded in New York's Finger Lakes Region in 1979. Its prime location on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake contributes to the superior quality of its grapes. Wagner's Blush Grape Juice is a naturally sweet juice (no sugar added) from Seyval Blanc grapes with a small amount of Rougeon grape juice for color. It is a refreshing beverage to enjoy any time or use it as a base for punch.
The Arbor Hill Winery is located near Canandaigua Lake in the famous Finger Lakes region of New York. In this New England country setting four generations have been producing grape products. Arctic Frost Grape Beverage is elegant, light, and refreshing and features Finger Lakes Concord grape juice, natural Raspberry flavors and Bristol Springs Water. Contains 60% juice.
AWARD WINNER: Bronze Award, 2004 Florida International Grape Juice Competition
AWARD WINNER: Silver Award, 2010 Florida International Grape Juice Competition
The Royal Kedem Winery, located in New York's Hudson River Valley, dominates the kosher sparkling juice market. Its gourmet juices include single varietals like Merlot, Catawba and Concord as well as blends. Perhaps its most exotic blend to date is its understated "White" sparkling grape juice, a delightful blend of Chenin Blanc, Thompson, Elvira, Catawba, and Niagara grapes.
The Royal Kedem Winery, is located in New York's Hudson River Valley. It's Kedem brand dominates the kosher sparkling juice market. Owned and operated by the Herzog family who fled Nazi Germany, the word Kedem is Yiddish for "renew our days as before." Kedem's Sparkling Blush comes from New York Concord, Niagara, and Catawba grapes.
The Royal Kedem Winery, is located in New York's Hudson River Valley. It's Kedem brand dominates the kosher sparkling juice market. Owned and operated by the Herzog family who fled Nazi Germany, the word Kedem is Yiddish for "renew our days as before." Kedem's Sparkling White Catawba comes from New York grapes.
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AWARD WINNER: 2001 The American Taste Award of Excellence, American Tasting Institute
New York's beautiful and historic Hudson River Valley is home to the Kedem Winery -- the dominant producer of kosher grape juices. Kedem's Sparkling Rosé, is one of three premium products featuring wine varietal grapes. The Rosé blends Vincent grapes with two American heritage grapes -- Niagara and Concord. The word Kedem is Yiddish for "renew our days as before."
America's most recognized kosher brand of sparkling grape juices and non-alcoholic apple cider is Kedem. The word Kedem is Yiddish for "renew our days as before." Kedem's New York operations are located in the scenic and historic Hudson River Valley where orchards and vineyards abound.
Dick and Cindy Peterson opened Swedish Hill Winery in 1986 on the shore of New York's Cayuga Lake. In addition to the more traditional wine products, they have developed this unique gourmet blend of Delaware and Diamond grapes. It is 100% juice, not from concentrate! Our first pouring of this white delight was "love at first sip!"
KUDOS: "We loved the Swedish Hill [white grape juice]." Larry
From America's Concord vineyards and New York's Finger Lakes Region come this award-winning heart healthy purple grape juice. Produced by the Arbor Hill Winery team, you will discover a light, non-alcoholic, no sugar added treat in the foil-wrapped champagne bottle. Serve it cold, over ice, or in a champagne flute for that special occasion.
AWARD WINNER: 2010 Best of Show Juice, Florida State Fair International Wine and Grape Juice Competition
New York's Finger Lakes is grape country. And the Arbor Hill Winery combines local grape juice with natural peach flavors and a touch of Bristol Springs water to create this light, non-alcoholic, no sugar added, refreshing beverage. It is packaged in a green champagne style bottle with a foil wrapped neck. Serve it cold, over ice, or in a champagne flute for that special occasion.
Goose Watch is one of New York's most unique wineries. Nestled along Cayuga Lake in upstate New York, a beautifully restored century-old barn has been welcoming visitors since 1997. Goose Watch specializes in truly unique products. Their Blush Grape Juice comes from Isabella grapes, one of the original varieties planted in the 1800s in the Finger Lakes Region.
Some wine makers do not take themselves very seriously. The Joseph Zakon winery, named after its founder, is firmly established on "western Long Island, NY." Translated, that's Brooklyn! Mr. Zakon got into the business making wine for his congregation. Today he and his wife, Michelle, produce kosher products for the retail market, including their Mandees Blush Grape Juice, a delightful blend of Cayuga, Seyval Blanc, and Concord.
Perched on a rise overlooking the lush vineyards to the east and the gently rolling Hamptons landscape to the west, Wölffer Estate Winery is unquestionably one of the most beautiful and stylish spots on New York's Long Island. The vineyard's Verjus is made from a blend of 59% Merlot, 24% Chardonnay, and 17% Cabernet Franc hand picked grapes. The color has a shimmering light pink / copper hue. The nose is exuberant with gooseberries, mint and capsicum. The mouth-feel is fresh with a zesty and clean play between the tart acidity (hints of lime and green apples) and the fine touch of natural sugar.