Robert Collyer Hosmer and grandson Cameron Hosmer look out from the back deck in the summer of 1955, onto property that had been in the family for nearly 30 years. Less than 20 years later, in 1973, Cameron Hosmer planted 5 acres of vines in that exact spot. Now Cameron and his son Timothy Hosmer tend to those same vines that rest in the middle of the 70 acres of grapes that now thrive on the Hosmer farm.
The land was originally purchased as a vacation spot from the family home in the city of Syracuse New York where Cameron's father worked as a manufacturer at a textile mill. After familiarizing themselves with the lay of the land the