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Trade & Media

This site is your online resource for winery information, awards, high definition photos, press releases, high definition video of the winery and winemaking, brochures and tasting notes.  You have an open line to everyone in our operation, and we invite you to ask any questions you may have, or request any additional materials, by contacting us at  

Bellangelo maintains a winery guesthouse used exclusively by our personal guests, and wine trade and media.  Please inquire further at the e-mail address above.  

Additionally, we invite you to download Chris Missick's publication A Sense of Place, at the link below.  Please e-mail for a review paperback version of the book.

Download a Free E-Book version of A Sense of Place!


Winery Background and Information

Intro Sheet with Recent Press Coverage

Villa Bellangelo Winery

Our Winemaker - Check out a brief background on Christopher Missick

Villa Bellangelo Brochure - Request to have one mailed to you here.

Wikipedia - Finger Lakes Region History and Winemaking

Villa Bellangelo Rack Card

A Sense of Place - Request a digital or print review copy of the book by sending us an e-mail.

Riesling Experience

Terroir in the Finger Lakes - The Bellangelo Philosophy

Bellangelo's Vineyard Partners (Map and Links to Soil Maps)

Soil Maps for Vineyards


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Bottle Pictures

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Shelf Talkers

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Case Inserts and Tech Sheets

  • 2016 Morris Vineyard Riesling



Story Ideas

  • Crafting world class wines
  • The economic impact of investment in the Finger Lakes region from individuals attracted to the growing prominence of the wine region.
  • Innovation in consumer tasting room experiences
  • Emphasizing education in the tasting room and through winery tours
  • Transplants from California to New York's Finger Lakes Wine Country
  • Trends in professionals moving into agricultural businesses (the desire to create something tangible)
  • Business Development - Starting a winery from the ground up 
Contact Us For Even More Ideas


Photos and Images for Trade Use


Sample Gallery of Photos

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Video for Media and Trade Use

Video Gallery  -  Due to the size of the HD Video files, please view the samples provided below, and send an e-mail requesting that we provide you with digital copies of your selections.  All clips from completed videos are available for use in stories or pieces on Villa Bellangelo.


YouTube Channel - Features all videos we have uploaded

Media Highlights

In the Democrat and Chronicle on March 14, 2012, Sheila Livadas introduced readers to the fact that Villa Bellangelo had been sold and provided a little background on the Missick family.  You can read the story here!

Evan Dawson, author of the wonderful book Summer in a Glass and managing editor of the New York Cork Report, wrote an amazing piece discussing the transition Villa Bellangelo is currently experiencing, and the hopes we have for the future of the winery.  You can read the story here!

The Grape Guru, Harvey Reissig, documented the history and the planned future for Villa Bellangelo in the Finger Lakes Times.  You can read the article by clicking here!

Mountain Home Magazine Cover Story, "The Family Villa."  Published in the June issue and distributed to more than 40,000 readers. June, 2013.

New York Cork Report article entitled, "No Shortcuts," discusses the many changes underway at Bellangelo and the intense dedication the winery staff has to the production of fine, authentic wines. May 7, 2013.

Villa Bellangelo was featured in the primetime television special, "Secrets of the Finger Lakes," where the story of the winery's past and present were discussed at length.  The program aired in September, 2012.

Villa Bellangelo Winery Welcomes New Winemaker, Wine Business Monthly, July 23, 2014

Ex Post Facto: The Finger Lakes Riesling Launch, The Armchair Sommelier, October 16, 2014.  Popular blogger ranks three FLX Rieslings, and Bellangelo comes out on top!

#FLXWine to the fullest! or… Is it too soon to hashtag #WBC15? or… Sometimes Wine + Blogging Does = Wine Blogging, Stay Rad Wine Blog, July 17, 2014, delves into the FLX with samples from Bellangelo, and he loves what he finds. 

Finally, I'm a Convert, Talk-A-Vino Wine Blog goes into great depth as to how Bellangelo has changed his view of the FLX. August 24, 2014

The Finger Lakes Riesling Launch, Virginia Pour House Blog.  Examines Bellangelo compared with two other FLX Rieslings, and Bellangelo comes out on top again!

2012 Bellangelo Gewurz Review, The Nittany Epicurian, A short article that takes a brief look at a great gewurztraminer.

Vintage 2014 "Mostly Challenging", article by Alder Yarrow.  Bellangelo is the reference point for the 2014 Finger Lakes vintage. 

Vinography Unboxed, Alder Yarrow has very high compliments for the 2013 Bellangelo Dry Riesling.  

 For Crisp, Clean, Refreshing Wines, Look to Finger Lakes, Reading, Writing, & Wine author Isaac James Baker tastes the 1866 Reserve Gewurztraminer, and awards it a 90!

N.Y. Wineries Taste Global Benefits, USA Today and the Democrat and Chronicle discuss the increasing reach of New York wines, and discusses the efforts of Bellangelo, Fox Run, and Anthony Road to make inroads into Europe.

2015 Wine Bloggers Conference Kicks Off in the Finger Lakes, Local NBC affiliate coverage on the kick-off event for the Seneca Lake Wine Trail and the pre-conference excursion.

New Wave of Winemakers Brings Fresh Approach to Finger Lakes

Seneca Lake Winery to Open Tasting Room, Shop at Destiny, profile on the opening of our Syracuse location

Winery Opens Tasting Room at Former Seneca Lake Country Club, Finger Lakes Times article on our Geneva venture

Finger Lakes Winery Invests in New Winemaking Equipment, Discussing the exciting acquisitions Bellangelo has made for in 2017.  

Finger Lakes Winery Introduces Barrel Aged, Full Malolactic Riesling to Unique Wine Series, Touches on the Bench wines, and the exciting experiment in texture that they represent