Posts Written OnApril 23, 2007

Wine Blogging Wednesday #33 Announced: Mid-Priced Wines from the Midi


Well folks, it looks like I’m not going to be able to drink a New York wine for WBW #33, hosted this time around by Doktor Weinolb. The theme is wines from the southern French region of Languedoc-Roussillon (which is often referred to as the Midi). It’s not that simple though. Marcus wants to highlight the mid-priced wines of the region, so your wine of choice should be between $15 and $30 bucks. This is a region that I haven’t explored much at all. But, I’ll certainly enjoy seeing what I can find in local shops. Something tells me that…

Tre Rosati With a Side of Hyperbole


Howard Goldberg, who covers the Long Island wine scene for the New York Times is someone I’ve been reading for a long time. I have to, he has the job that I’d love to have some day. And on occasion, he still gets "scoops" that I miss out on. I guess the power of LENNDEVOURS still pales in comparison with the New York Times–for now that is. But, just because I read and respect him doesn’t mean that I always have agree with him or his palate. In his column this week "You Say Roses, They Say Rosati" Howard writes…