Gary Woodbury of Woodbury Vineyards in Dunkirk, NY checking sugar levels with a refractometer.
A follower of the methods of Dr. Konstantin FranK, Gary Woodbury planted his first vinifera vines in 1970 and opened a winery in 1980. By the mid 1980s the family had planted over 100 acres of grapes. The winery is still in operation.
Image courtesy of Markko Vineyard.