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2014 News Archives

Wine Enthusiast Magazine Names New York State As Recipient of the 2014 Wine Star for Wine Region of the Year

October 29, 2014
 Home to world-class international and native varieties, top-rated culinary experiences and diverse tourism opportunities, New York State is fast-growing, fast-evolving and at top of mind for wine lovers.

Coyote Moon Celebrates Clayton Culture with Tribute to Cinnamon Teal

September 9, 2014
Teresa Farrell
This July, carvers, artists, and wildlife and art enthusiasts alike gathered in Clayton for the 46th annual Thousand Islands Museum Decoy and Wildlife Art Show. The show, a Thousand Islands tradition, celebrates the artistry and craftsmanship of duck decoy carving as well as its connections to the area’s heritage and history. Decoy carving has been part of the Thousand Islands tradition for generations, thanks to the long-standing popularity and importance of waterfowl hunting in the region. The Thousand Islands Museum, with its commitment to celebrating local artistry, culture and heritage, features a permanent decoy exhibit that includes the Best of Show winner from each year’s event. 

2012 Marquette, Coyote Moon

July 31, 2014
By Zoltan Szabo on July 30, 2014
Throughout a wonderful weekend getaway on Alexandria Bay, I have managed to visit this winery, located in Clayton, 1000 Islands, NY 


Coyote Moon Vineyards offering wine tours on St. Lawrence River

July 15, 2014

Coyote Moon Vineyards’s Wine and Craft Beer Lounge on Riverside Drive was packed with patrons Saturday night, most with beverages already in hand, primed for a voyage on the St. Lawrence River.

Shore Dinner Set For July

June 27, 2014
A shore dinner to benefit the Thousand Islands Museum in Clayton is set for July 18.
The dinner will run from 4 to 8 pm, at Coyote Moon Vineyards. Admisson is $20 for adults, $15 for military with identification and $10 for children. 

Coyote Moon Vineyards’ Fourth Annual Sweethearts’ Food and Wine Paring

March 10, 2014
The “Excitement, Romance & Award-Winning Wine” continues all year round at Coyote Moon Vineyards of Clayton, New York and is on full display over the Valentine’s Day Weekend during the Sweethearts’ Food and Wine Paring. Coyote Moon Vineyards’ Annual Sweethearts’ Food and Wine Paring is an event that people eagerly anticipate throughout the year. It is a time when the Randazzo family, owners of Coyote Moon Vineyards, have the opportunity to treat their friends, families and guests to an over-the-top culinary journey showcasing their award-winning wines as pared with a five-star cuisine. 

How Are Local Grapes Faring Over Winter?

February 17, 2014
 The grapes being grown in north country vineyards were developed to survive temperatures of 40 below.

This winter was the first time that capability has been tested. Kristina Randazzo Ives from Coyote Moon Vineyards says it got as cold as 37 below in their vineyard this year.

She says she's confident the grapes survived and is anxious to see how well they did.

Couples Tie The Knot In Midnight Ceremony

January 2, 2014
Two couples tied the knot in Clayton early on New Year's Day.
The St. Lawrence River couples and long-time friends said their "I do"s at the stroke of midnight, hoping to become the first married couples of 2014.

The intimate ceremony was held at Coyote Moon Vineyards' lounge in downtown Clayton.