Posts Written OnJanuary 12, 2006

New York Wine Country Coverage Survey

For those of us who love New York wines, it can be frustrating to find good, in-depth information about them — particularly if you live in the Finger Lakes and want Long Island information (or vice versa). Each region has it’s own publications that cover wine (some very little, some quite a bit) but all of the wine-focused publications are 100% ad supported (often filled with ads paid for by wineries). I had the idea recently to create an extension of LENNDEVOURS that will cover ALL of the wines and wine regions of New York and deliver them to you…

Ternhaven Cellars Garagiste Closing His Doors

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Harold Watts, 73, Ternhaven Cellars’ founder, owner and winemaker, has sold his five-acre vineyard in Cutchogue to someone who is expected to build a house there and keep the acreage planted in vines. He’s keeping his property and winery in Greenport, but isn’t planning on making wine anymore. As I wrote last July, Harold is one of Long Island’s true garagistes. For more information (but not much) check out this piece in Newsday. (I like seeing that Mr. Harrington refers to Harold as a garagiste six months after I did). Stay tuned for an interview with Harold…I’m trying to track…

Winemaker’s Dinner, Friday, February 10: Jamesport Vineyards and Kitchen – A Bistro (St. James, NY)

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On Friday, February 10 at 8:15, Mora’s Fine Wine and Jamesport Vineyards will be hosting a Long Island Winemaker’s Dinner at Kitchen – A Bistro in St. James, NY . Jamesport Vineyards’ winemaker, Les Howard, will diners through Jamesport Vineyards’ wines as they dine on six delicious and inventive course. Cost per person is $80.99 plus tax which will cover all food, wine and tip. For tickets, contact Mora’s Fine Wine by calling 631-941 4458 or emailing rich@morasfinewines.com. The Menu2004 Jamesport Sauvignon Blanc with Celery Root Soup and Apple Fennel Salad 2003 Jamesport Chardonnay withPoached Fish Pot au Feau 2001 Jamesport…