Posts Written OnMay 20, 2013

New York Cork Report Named a 2013 Wine Blog Awards Finalist


Earlier this morning, this website was named as a finalist in the 2013 Wine Blog Awards in the “Best Single-Subject Blog” category. After taking a year off from the awards last year — so Evan and I could serve as judges without any conflict — we’re thrilled and proud to be back in the running. If we win, it will be our 4th such award. Voting runs now through Friday and there are some great blogs represented across the categories, including many run by people that I’m lucky to count as friends. If you enjoy NYCR and find us worthy,…

Hudson-Berkshire Wine & Food Festival This Weekend


People often debate whether “local” is measured by state or by miles.  The Hudson-Berkshire Beverage Trail measures it in miles. Tucked in between the northern-most portion of the Hudson Valley and the Berkshire Mountains, the Trail is home to a handful of wine, beer and spirit producers that cross the New York – Massachusetts state line. If you’ve never heard of them before, they’re offering you an excellent opportunity to check all their members in one spot this Memorial Day Weekend, when they’ll be hosting their inaugural Hudson-Berkshire Wine and Food Festival. The three wineries involved — Brookview Station, Hudson-Chatham,…