Posts Written OnDecember 02, 2005

An Introduction to Long Island “House Wines”

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Every wine-loving household should have three wines — one pink, one white and one red — that are always on hand for casual, everyday drinking or bought by the case for entertaining. Often called "house wines" these are inexpensive wines that you enjoy drinking on their own that are also versatile enough to pair with the foods you eat most often. Long Island wines have a reputation of being over-priced for the quality (a definite falsehood), but there are several locally made wines that are great choices for house wines. The following are available for less than $13 per bottle…

Miscellaneous Sips for the Holiday Season

Thanksgiving has come and gone. Our sights are now set on Hanukkah and Christmas, with New Year’s lurking in the background. It’s holiday season boys and girls…one of the busiest, most enjoyable and sometimes stressful times of the year. We all have a lot on our minds and your favorite wine columnist is no different. So, with that in mind, here are some miscellaneous sips (and thoughts) for the season. Drink sparkling wine for Christmas and/or Hanukkah. Everyone drinks bubbly for New Year’s, but the fizzy stuff is a great way to celebrate any occasion. Plus, with racy acidity and…