Autumn Stoscheck is described as "the Robert Mondavi character in the Finger Lakes cider story," in Jason Wilson's The Cider Revival: Dispatches from the Orchard.
- "I think balance makes a great cider. Probably a lack of too many flaws. Too much sweetness. And I think a depth, where you are kind of intrigued by just like wine, the different flavors kind of, as they reveal not appliness but other things." Ezra Sherman
- Visit Bellwether Wine Cellars in the Finger Lakes, New York.
- "I think you need to be able to see what you're doing in winemaking way ahead of when it actually happens." Kris Matthewson
- An inside look at the factors propelling this region to new heights.
- Emerging wine regions need winemakers who have the creative vision to push through boundaries and challenge conventions. Red Tail Ridge in the Finger Lakes is working with Teroldego and other nontraditional grapes such as Dornfelder.
- What distinguishes Kendall is the tiny scale of his operation, his dedication to the study of individual vineyards and what they give to his wines, his deliberate minimalism in the cellar, and his long view on both the past and future of Finger Lakes winemaking.
- Kelby James Russell attended Harvard University receiving his BA in Government with a minor in Economics. Having learned enough to develop a healthy dislike for both disciplines, he returned home to New York's Finger Lakes to master the craft of wine.
- Christopher Bates is a Master Sommelier, one of Food & Wine's "2016 Sommeliers of the Year" and owner of the FLX Wienery restaurant in the Finger Lakes - where you can buy a shirt that says "Our Wieners Are Huge In Japan." He clearly is a winemaker with a sense of humor.