Posts Written OnApril 19, 2007

Re-Welcome Donavan Hall to LENNDEVOURS


You may have noticed that LENNDEVOURS’ contributing beer columnist, Donavan Hall, hasn’t been writing much for us lately. Don’t worry, he hasn’t vanished from the face of the earth. He’s just been busy. Like yours truly, he holds down a day job while exploring his passion for beverage writing in off hours. While I focus mainly on wine, the object of his desire is another fermented adult beverage–beer. This guy knows a lot about beer (I mean A LOT) and he even brews his own at home. From the sounds of it, he brews a lot of beer at home.…

April 25: Pellegrini Wine Dinner at Park 54 (Clifton Park, NY)


I know that I have a fair number of Albany-area readers, so I wanted to mention this upcoming wine dinner next Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. at 54 Park in Clifton Park. Pellegrini Vineyards will be pouring their wines along side a delicious-sounding menu: Roasted baby artichokes, black pepper-Parmesean zabaglioneWine: Pellegrini Vineyards Eastend Select Rose Pan-seared halibut, preserved-lemon nage, asparagusWine: Pellegrini Vineyards 2005 Chardonnay Roasted quail, spring vegetable bread puddingWine: Pellegrini Vineyards 2002 Merlot Mixed microgreen salad Beef filet, goat-cheese gratin, red chili sauceWine: Pellegrini Vineyards 2001 Vintner’s Pride Encore (a Bordeaux-style blend) Coffee Blossom honey creme bruleeWine: Vintner’s Pride Finale…