Posts Tagged ‘finger lakes’
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Hector Wine Company 2012 Syrah

It’s easy to get caught up in all of the delicious white wines — not just riesling, mind you — coming out of the Finger Lakes and assume that the red wines just aren’t very good. Several folks charged wi...



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Evan Dawson’s “Summer in a Glass” Wins International Wine Book of the Year

Yesterday afternoon, our very own Evan Dawson was in London to accept the award for “International Wine Book of the Year” at the Louis Roederer Wine Writing Awards 2012. No one around here is surprised at the succes...



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Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars 2009 Rkatsiteli

By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor I was first introduced to the Rkatsiteli grape when I tried the 2006 vintage bottling from Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars. I was quickly hooked by the aromatic white that can be de...



Guest Post: Hermann J. Wiemer Stands Out at TasteCamp 2010 (Remy Charest, The Wine Case)

Hermann J. Wiemer winemaker Fred Merwarth discussing his winemaking philosophy By Remy Charest, The Wine Case This may not come as that much of a surprise to those familiar with the Finger Lakes, but the region does make really...



Sheldrake Point Vineyards 2008 Riesling

By Lenn Thompson, Editor-in-Chief During a tasting of Finger Lakes riesling last weekend, I thought a non-Finger Lakes ringer had worked its way into the lineup. Even though I pull the wines from the cellar myself (and knew I g...




Eve’s Cidery Essence

By Lenn Thompson, Editor-in-Chief As an admitted wine and beer geek, I really (really) love stumbling upon new libations in unexpected places. I love it even more if it's a style or beverage that is new to me. I picked up a...



Hermann J. Wiemer 2008 Dry Riesling

By Lenn Thompson, Editor-in-Chief



The New York Cork Club’s March 2010 Selections

This month's selections: Red Newt Cellars 2007 Sawmill Creek Cabernet Franc and Lucas Vineyards 2008 Dry Riesling  By Lenn Thompson, Editor-in-Chief Today I'm happy to announce our New York Cork Club selections fo...



Book Update: The 90,000-Word Journey

  Evan chatting with one of his book's subjects, Red Newt's Dave Whiting By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Editor Photos by Morgan Dawson Photography It still needs a title, but the hardest part is now over. My posts f...



Damiani Wine Cellars 2008 Riesling

By Lenn Thompson, Editor-in-Chief Damiani Wine Cellars, on the eastern shorts of Seneca Lake, has built a reputation around its red wines — a unique focus in a region known mostly for its aromatic whites. They do make whi...