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Heron Hill Winery founder John Ingle on 50 years in the wine industry

John Ingle on "Connections."
John Ingle appears on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Friday, September 23, 2022.

One of the founding members of the Finger Lakes wine industry is celebrating 50 years. John Ingle didn't expect to become a grape grower and a wine maker when he drove north in 1972. Today, his Heron Hill Winery is one of the most recognized in the region.

We talk to Ingle about 50 years, the challenges of climate change, and how the industry is changing. Our guest:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
Emmarae Stein is the production assistant for "Connections with Evan Dawson."