YCHC to Host Program on Winemaking in FL

YCHC to Host Program on Winemaking in FL
William King, of Bully Hill Vineyards in Hammondsport, will give a lecture on the history of winemaking and wineries in the Finger Lakes during a presentation hosted by the Yates County History Center. This program will take place on Saturday, July 20 at 11 a.m. in the L. Caroline Underwood Museum, located at 107 Chapel St. in Penn Yan. Admission costs $10 for YCHC members and $15 for nonmembers. There is no need to register or pay in advance.
 
A native of the Finger Lakes, William grew up working in his family’s vineyards as well as working for various local wineries and restaurants. He has a Master of Science in Education from the University at Albany and has earned certifications from Wine Scholars Guild, Court of Masters, and WSET. His passion and primary focus is on the East Coast wine industry. He currently is the director of the of the Greyton Taylor Wine Museum and a brand ambassador for Bully Hill Vineyards.
 
The Yates County History Center has a mission to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Yates County and operates the L. Caroline Underwood Museum, the Oliver House, and the Scherer Carriage House, which contains the permanent exhibit on the Public Universal Friend. The History Center is open Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a suggested donation of $5 for admission. For information, call (315) 536-7318 or email ycghs@yatespast.org.