Posts Written OnFebruary 23, 2007

Naming My 2006 Cabernet Franc

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Well it looks like I’ll be bottling my 6-8 cases of 2006 cabernet franc sometime in mid-to-late March. With all that has been going on, I’ve been a neglectful winemaker, but luckily Rich has been keeping a well-trained eye on my vino. Of course, once the wine is in bottle, I’ll need to label it, right? So, I’ve been knocking around some name ideas for the wine and thought I’d throw them out for discussion: PlumpJackson. Obviously this bring my recently born son and a well-regarded California red wine together. Handle-Jackson. This one is Rich’s idea actually (playing off of…

Save the Date: May 16 — Brooklyn Uncorked

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Details are still to come, but if you’d like to sample a lot of Long Island wine in one place at one time, Brooklyn Uncorked is going to be a great place to do it. Windows On Long Island used to be the big New York City tasting for Long Island wines, but they haven’t held that event in a couple years. Sponsored by two publications that I’ll be writing for starting this spring — Edible Brooklyn and Edible East End — and the Long Island Wine Council, Brooklyn Uncorked is happening May 16th at the Brooklyn Academy of Music…