Michael F. Reidy Consulting Winemaker

Michael has been involved in the Finger Lakes wine industry for the past 8 years working in every aspect from tasting room to vineyards and production and currently is the consulting winemaker for both labels of Starkey's Lookout wines, Seneca Hayes Wine Cellars and Twisted Screw Wine Company where he oversees the production of all the wines starting with the 2012 harvest.

A member of the first undergraduate class studying Enology and Viticulture at Cornell University, Michael received his degree in December 2006 and immediately began work as an assistant winemaker. He has received numerous Double Gold medals, Best of Class awards and Sweepstakes awards from international wine competitions as well as ratings of 90 points and above from nationally published wine publications.

His passion for winemaking extends back over a decade to his days as a young home winemaker and brewer in Syracuse, New York. He still carries with him a never ending passion for Syracuse University athletics.

Michael currently resides in Ithaca, New York where he enjoys the local food and restaurant scene as well as the abundance of local, county and state parks.
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