Posts Written OnMay 28, 2013

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Always among the top sauvignon blancs coming from the North Fork, Macari Vineyards 2012  “Katherine’s Field” Sauvignon Blanc ($23) is an early favorite from the 2012 batch just hitting shelves now — and I dare say the best since Kelly Urbanik took over as winemaker. Aromas of grapefruit, sweet lime, green apple and honeydew show ripeness and nary a scent of grass or other ‘greenness.’ Medium-to-fuller bodied but well balanced with citrusy, juicy acidity, the palate offer more lime and grapefruit flavors backed by green apple and a gently glycerin mouthfeel. Finishing lively and focused with a squeeze of grapefruit, it’s…

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In March, two of Fox Run Vineyards’ wines won double gold. Shortly thereafter, three children won the chance to go to summer camp. What the two have in common is the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition. The wine competition was held March 23-24, and it was Fox Run’s 2011 Dry Riesling and 2011 Reserve Riesling that earned the medals.  The entries from 20 countries and all fifty states were grouped by varietal, one of the most popular being – you guessed it – Riesling. Going to summer camp may not sound nearly as memorable, but then this summer camp is…