Posts Written OnMarch 31, 2008

A Belated 4th Birthday Post for LENNDEVOURS

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Boy, time sure does fly when you’re having fun (or just plain busy), doesn’t it? Turns out that this here blog turned 4 a couple weeks ago, and I missed posting about it completely. Only when someone here at work asked me how long I’ve had LENNDEVOURS did I do a little thinking and realize that LENNDEVOURS turned 4 on March 15. I’m not the self-congratulatory kind, so let me just take a moment here to thank all of my readers, contributors and of course the New York wine community. Without each and every one of you (even the people…

Do I Hear a 90? Going once…

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By Jason Feulner, Finger Lakes Correspondent As Lenn wrote last week, Wine Spectator just released scores for a list of 2006 Finger Lakes rieslings as tasted by James Molesworth. Many thanks to our friend over at Finger Lakes Weekend Wino, who has summarized these results in two posts here and here. The wines on the list represent some great wineries to be sure, and while I respectfully disagree with some of the relative comparisons between these tastings (the 2006 Ravines is, in my opinion, one of the best Finger Lakes wines I’ve ever tasted and deserves a higher score) it…

Richard Olsen-Harbich Wins Edible Communities Award

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I received an email this morning that Richard Olsen-Harbich, winemaker at Raphael and LENNDEVOURS contributor has has received the for "Best Beverage Artisan of 2007" from Edible Communities and Edible East End Magazine. Rich is being recognized for making his significant contributions to the local foods movement for our region. Voting for the award took place online and ended in December, and you won’t hear any arguments from LENNDEVOURS headquarters. Rich has been a member of the  Long Island wine community for nearly 30 years and has authored all three local Federal American Viticultural Areas on Long Island" The North…