Michael DiCrescenzo tends the grapevines at Altamont Vineyard and Winery. Photo by Kelly de la Rocha/Gazette Reporter

Area wineries help to educate the palate

CAPITAL REGION — As the summer days shorten and the nights cool, thoughts turn to fall: crisp apples and ripening grapes. Might be time for a vineyard tour. There are several in the area that offer not only tastings, but…


RECIPES: Local food experts share their favorite dishes

Three Niskayuna food bloggers – Tamara Flanders, Ali Stafford and Leah Wolff-Pelingra – share some of their favorite recipes. Read more about their philosophies and passion for food here. TAMARA FLANDERS Roasted Zucchini Ingredients 3-4 zucchini (can mix and match…