Posts Written OnAugust 15, 2007

New York Cork Club: August Selections

As you know, I’m a little behind on several LENNDEVOURS-related projects (I have about half of the WBW #36 roundup done). But I wanted to quickly post about the wines I picked for the August shipment of the New York Cork Club, which is like a mini-trip to Alsace without leaving your house. Because I love Finger Lakes riesling so much, I find it difficult to not pick one every month. I could do so easily…there are that many great ones available. Instead, I’ve been looking for a New York-born Gew├╝rztraminer that  you’ll love. I’ve tasted a lot of them,…

Results from the 2007 New York Food & Wine Classic

I’m not done putting together my thoughts and commentary on the results from the 2007 New York Food & Wine Classic, but you can read some of the high-level results online. Unfortunately (pathetically?) the NYWGF hasn’t updated their site yet with the full results. However, you can see the Long Island results on the LIWC site. As you will see, there are some interesting, unexpected results this time around. Some of them make me wonder just how having California judges make up a majority of the panel affected the results. And more importantly, was that a wise thing to do?…