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New York Wines Land Prized Spot on Inaugural Menu

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Wines from Schumer’s home state of New York will be featured at the inaugural luncheon, including a riesling from the Finger Lakes region.

Valentine declined to disclose the cost of the meal.

Here’s the menu:

First Course: Steamed lobster with New England chowder

Wine: Anthony Road Winery, Fox Run Vineyards & Newt Red Cellars, Tierce 2010 Dry Riesling, Finger Lakes, N.Y.

Second Course: Hickory grilled bison with wild huckleberry reduction and red potato horseradish cake

Wine: Bedell Cellars, 2009 Merlot, North Fork, Long Island, N.Y.

Third Course: Hudson Valley apple pie, sour cream ice cream, aged cheese and honey

Wine: Korbel Natural, Special Inaugural Cuvée Champagne, Calif.

An earlier version of this article misstated the number of wineries in the United States.

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