Posts Written OnFebruary 27, 2007

WTN: Osprey’s Dominion 2005 Vin Gris (North Fork of Long Island)


Today we’ll continue with a quick tasting note on Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards 2005 Vin Gris. I’ve written here numerous times about local rose wines and how diverse they can be. I guess the same can probably be said for many wine regions, but it always amazes me anyway. You’ve got your sweet, flabby versions that taste more like Koolaid than anything made with wine grapes. You’ve got fresh, clean, crisp wines that are just awesome on a hot summer day or with a picnic lunch. And of course there’s everything in between too. This rose, made with cabernet sauvignon grapes,…

‘Casts with my Coffee and my Kid


Well, not exactly. I don’t drink coffee. I’m a tea guy and lately I’ve been really enjoying Trader Joe’s Organic Green Tea Chai. Anyway, I’ve quickly realized in Jackson’s first month that one has to squeeze in "time" wherever possible. By "time" I mean things like "quiet time" "family time" "wife time" and the like. Even though he’s only four weeks old, the Jackyl as I’ve started calling him, and I have a  little ritual that we’ve started the last few days. He usually gets up around 5:30 or 6:00 a.m. and I get up with him to let Nena…