Posts Written OnNovember 16, 2007

Introducing Our First Cocktail Columnist: Robin Meredith

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If you’re a lover of Long Island wines, the name Robin Meredith might be a familiar one to you. Robin is the former co-owner of Broadfields Wine Cellars and The Tasting Room, and a reformed wine snob who used to become paralyzed by the mere thought of having to order a cocktail. He and his wife Karen are currently living in New York City and planning their eventual move to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where they will almost certainly not be planting another vineyard. In the meantime, Robin has become completely obsessed with New York City’s thriving cocktail culture. So…

Home Restaurant Has Been Sold

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In an email conversation with David Page, co-owner of Shinn Estate Vineyards, about their current red releases, he told me that he and Barbara have sold Home to their long-time silent partner, saying "The 15 years we spent at Home were some of the best years of our lives. We are excited about the opportunity to give Shinn Estate Vineyards and Farmhouse our full attention." Home will remain open through the end of the year, but will then close for renovations, reopening in the spring sometime. And while there will obviously be changes, Page told me that "The new ownership…

What are We Drinking for Thanksgiving? What About You?

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A couple years ago, I did a story about what Long Island winemakers were planning to eat and drink on Thanksgiving. It was a lot of fun and certainly interesting. But this year I want to do something a little bit differently. Instead, I’ve asked each of the people who contribute to LENNDEVOURS to share their plans. We’ve got a diverse group, including a vegetarian. And I also want to know what you are planning for the holiday. Send me an email and let me know. I’ll post as many of them as I get.