Hammondsport, NY – November 15, 2023
Saratoga Associates, a renowned firm specializing in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, and Planning, is thrilled to announce its collaboration with Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery in securing a Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) through the Empire State Development’s Craft Beverage Micro Grant Program.
Project Overview: The Craft Beverage Micro Grant Program, administered by the Empire State Development (ESD) under the ESD CRAFT initiative, supports capital-based projects aimed at enhancing the production capacity, business infrastructure, and profitability of licensed beverage producers. Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, located in Hammondsport, NY, was named the award recipient in the Southern Tier region under CFA #130060 for their Craft Beverage expansion project.
- County: Steuben
- Award Recipient: Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery
- Award Amount: $50,000
- Date of Award: November 13, 2023
Expansion Plan: Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery will utilize the grant to expand its existing wine cellar, implementing upgrades such as improved concrete floors, drains, insulation, and steel siding. These enhancements will enable the winery to increase its storage capacity for oak barrels. Additionally, state-of-the-art temperature and humidity control mechanisms will be installed to ensure optimal conditions for wine production. The expansion is designed to significantly boost production capacity, meeting the growing demand for the winery’s exceptional wines in the market.
Community Impact: Saratoga Associates is proud to play a pivotal role in supporting local businesses and communities in achieving their financial goals. This success with Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery follows our previous collaboration with the Village of Dolgeville, where Saratoga Associates assisted in securing $2.25 million in funding through the New York Forward Grant last year.
As we continue to contribute to the economic development and growth of New York, Saratoga Associates remains dedicated to fostering positive impacts for years to come. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery and look forward to witnessing the continued success of this exciting venture.
Saratoga Associates Landscape Architects, Architects, Engineers, and Planners, P.C. is a multi-disciplinary, professional design firm with over 50 years of experience providing landscape architecture, architecture, engineering, and planning services throughout the Northeast.