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The Westchester Amateur Winemakers Club comprises of a group of people from the Greater New York Region all with a passion for making outstanding wine.

In 2009 the club crushed and pressed 7 1/2 tons of grapes, which is roughly 14,000 pounds and in excess of 1000 gallons of wine.

In competitions for 2009, the club has received better than 18 Medals

Our Club Members:

  • President Marty Yule (General Gene)
  • Sergeant Steve (The Barbarian)
  • Warrant Officer Al Bat (aka the Cork Soaker, aka Superman)
  • Warrant Officer Sal (PS – Don’t forget to clean your Carboys)
  • First Lieutenant Joey Yonkers
  • First Lieutenant Anthony Katonah
  • First Lieutenant Joey Rockland
  • First Lieutenant Michael Rockland
  • First Lieutenant Ernie Showerdoor
  • Second Lieutenant Mike
  • Second Lieutenant John
  • Private Andy
9 Responses leave one →
  1. Bill Frazier permalink
    August 28, 2010

    Marty – Missed you on Winepress. Found this by accident.
    Bill Frazier, amateur winemaker in Kansas

  2. Gene Fiorot permalink*
    August 29, 2010

    Hey Bill
    Really glad you stopped by, please come again and participate. Warning we are opinionated lol
    But you already know that.

  3. Bzac permalink
    April 17, 2012

    I met a Rocco from New York at the winemaker magazine conference in Napa . Was that you? I remember his wine as being very enjoyable.
    I think he was with a couple friends (by wine fuzzy memory)


  4. Rocco permalink
    April 18, 2012

    No,that was not me but i can tell you that you would enjoy my wine.Thanks Zac.

  5. June 4, 2014

    Is your winemaking club still active & if so, how many members do you have & what is the best email to use in reaching out to the members? Also, is Marty still the current president?
    Thanks & Cheers,
    Presque Isle Wine Cellars

  6. Marty Yule permalink*
    June 4, 2014

    Hi Kelly.
    It was nice to get your comment. Yes we are still active and we have about 25 winemaker members. You can use this Blog to reach out to Winemakers here. Yes Kelly I am still the President. Others have tried to overthrow my rule but have failed and I remain President for Life.
    Thanks for your interest.

  7. Dan Lodico permalink
    June 7, 2014

    didn’t there used to be a Lieutenant out in the Finger Lakes somewhere? What was his name?

  8. Marty Yule permalink*
    June 7, 2014

    Yes Dan at one time there was an insurgent attempt at a Coup to remove me but I withstood and prevailed. Little has been heard from the Lieutenant whose name is not spoken here anymore as a result of a decree by Marty Yule President For Life. That would be me.

  9. Dan Lodico permalink
    June 9, 2014

    Good looking guy, as I remember. the Finger Lakes guy, I mean.

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