A Letter from my friend Fred Frank:
On April, 21 at approximately 8:30 pm Dr. Frank's auxiliary tasting room was destroyed in a fire. Thankfully, no one was harmed; we are very grateful to the local fire department for their quick response. Their reaction kept the fire from spreading to other close buildings on the property.
The night of the fire many reports were made that the entire winery was consumed in the fire, however that is untrue.
The fire was restricted to one independent building. We wanted to let all of our customers know that we are doing fine and that the winery is functioning as it always has. We have two working tasting rooms available for daily tastings and festivals and our bottling line is up and running.
We are very saddened by the loss, especially the loss of irreplaceable trophies, including the Governor's Cup, family photos, and historic wines. We are eager to rebuild and hope to see you this season.
Dr. Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars
9749 Middle Road
Hammondsport, NY 14840
Fred Frank was nice enough to tell me about his Rkatsiteli wine for this Youtube video, which was shot in the recently destroyed building.
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