Posts Written OnJanuary 07, 2008

I’ll never buy from wine.com again

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There was a time when I ordered wine from wine.com on occasion, but no more. You’ve probably heard about this already, so I won’t write it out in full detail, but wine.com has gone tattle tale on its competition, and not in any sort of professional or honest way. Alder over at Vinography has all the pathetic details. I think pathetic is a good word here, don’t you? I’d encourage any reader of LENNDEVOURS to never order from wine.com again. I’m boycotting them as well. If they are losing ground to their competition (I have no idea if they are),…

WTN: Roanoke Vineyards 2004 Blend One (North Fork of Long Island)

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Since its debut a few years ago, Roanoke Vineyards has firmly entrenched itself as one of the North Fork’s true (and top) boutique wineries. Owners Richie and Soraya Pisacano, along with director of operations Chris Watkins, have created a must-stop destination for any lover of fine wines. A portfolio that started with a single merlot bottling has expanded to include two blended reds, a cabernet sauvignon, a chardonnay and a rose. Each shows Richie’s experience and acumen in the vineyard as well as winemaker Roman Roth’s many talents in the winery. Roanoke Vineyards 2004 Blend One ($30), named as such…