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About the Wine Uncensored episode

For June 2021, WineUncensored will be celebrating Pride Month with episodes featuring some fabulous LGBT+ winemakers.

On June 10, 6:00pm USET, we chatted with Kelby James Russell about Kelby James Russell Wines in the Finger Lakes. I was also be joined by Annemarie Morse of Wine by Annemarie to learn more about Finger Lakes wines.

If you missed it, watch it here:

Kelby Russell joined the Red Newt team in 2012 after working six vintages in the previous three years, apprenticing at Fox Run Vineyards in the fall and overwintering in New Zealand, Tasmania, and Australia. He took on role of lead winemaker in 2013 and has become a respected leader in the world of Riesling in the Finger Lakes and beyond.

In our conversation with Kelby, we were guided through three of his wines:

  •     2017 Kelby James Russell Wines Dry Rose
  •     2015 Kelby James Russell Wines Riesling
  •     2019 Kelby James Russell Wines Cabernet Franc

There will also be a special pre-recorded WineUncensored posted to YouTube discussing Red Newt Wines. If you would like to order those, they are also available at the link below:

  •      2016 Riesling – “the Knoll” Lahoma Vineyards
  •      2015 Riesling – Tango Oaks Vineyard
  •      2014 Riesling – Lahoma Vineyards

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