Posts Written OnJanuary 28, 2005

Waters Crest Winery — Inspired Winemaking

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(This column appeared in the 1/28/05 issue of Dan’s Papers) Over the Barrel…With Lenn Thompson Inspired Winemaking at Waters Crest Winery Jim Waters of Waters Crest Winery in Cutchogue has a great story to tell, one that will touch your heart as well as your palate. Home winemakers turning pro aren’t particularly rare in the wine world, but the inspiration for Waters’ conversion sets him apart. For years, he worked for trucking and freight carrier companies. Wine was his passion, but not his profession. That all changed after the September 11 tragedy three years ago. A volunteer fireman and fire…