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Over a Barrel…

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Why on earth do I have a picture of a wine barrel posted on the site today? It’s because I’m a new soon-to-be regular wine columnist for Dan’s Papers! Still not clear why the barrel is here? That’s because the name for my column is “Over a Barrel…with Lenn Thompson” Pretty cool huh? It may not appear for another couple of weeks, but everything seems to be in place and in motion for it to happen. I’ll probably write my first submission this weekend! Just want to mention the women that are making it all possible as well… First…to Susan,…

WBW #2 — Spanish Reds (Hosted by Vinography)

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Alright all you wine lovers out there…Wine Blogging Wednesday #2 is coming October 6th. Alder over at Vinography has graciously agreed to host the event, centered around Spanish Reds. Luckily I’ve already got a couple to choose from…Nena spent ten days in Spain in July…and brought me back all kinds of vino! Alder has a great site chock full of great wine reviews and information. So…head on over to Vinography to find out more about WBW2!

World Wide Wine Blogging Wednesday #2 Announcement Coming Soon

I’m not going to spoil the surprise of who is going to host the 2nd installment of World Wide Wine Blogging Day, but, I’ll tell you that it will be revealed soon (probably by the end of the day.) The new host raised an excellent issue…and after much consideration, I’ve agreed that we should and will rename the event to Wine Blogging Wednesday…or WBW for all you acronym fans out there. Stay tuned…the next episode of WBW promises to be bigger and better than the first!

World Wide Wine Blogging Wednesday — Episode 1

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Ladies and gentlemen…after a month or so of promoting World Wide Wine Blogging Wednesday (WWWBW), it’s finally here! I’m hopefully that we’ll have a great turnout for the theme of inexpensive New World Merlot that is not from the United States and costs $15 or less! As the vinter of this new blogging event, I felt a certain pressure to come up with a spectacular example. And, while my wine was above average, I wouldn’t characterize it as spectacular. My wine was Trumpeters Merlot 2003 from Bodega La Rural, Argentina. I picked this one up on one of my always-fun…

LENNDEVOURS — Your Source for Long Island Wine Information

Welcome to LENNDEVOURS, your source for everything Long Island Wine Country has to offer. To read my L.I. wine columns, which appear in Dan’s Papers, check out the "Over the Barrel" archive. Interested in other, often Long Island-related wine articles? Visit my "From the Vine" section. And finally, if you’re just looking for Long Island wine reviews, you can read through my Tasting Notes. If you have any questions, need advice picking wines for a party or are heading out east and want to know where you should go, email me anytime!