Posts Tagged ‘new york wine’

New York Cork Club (New York Wine Club): October 2009 Selections

By Lenn Thompson, Editor-in-Chief What is the New York Cork Club? It's a New York wine club that I run with Greene Grape Wine in Brooklyn that puts the best, most interesting and often hardest-to-get New York wines in the h...



The New York Cork Report Names Tom Mansell as Science Editor

By Lenn Thompson, Founder and Editor-in-Chief This announcement has been in the works for some time now, and I'm happy to finally be able to make it official — Tom Mansell, founder of the Ithaca, NY-based wine blog It...



Announcing TasteNY: A Virtual Exploration of New York Wine, Beer and Spirits

By Lenn Thompson, Publisher and Editor Hot on the heels of the hugely successful TasteCamp project, I'm happy to announce yet another way for me to share the wines I write about with the greater blogging community — T...



No Wine in New York Grocery Stores — Now What?

According to Crain's, the proposal that would have allowed grocery stores, gas stations and anywhere else that sells beer to begin selling wine is dead in the water. I don't think that this is a shocking development whe...



New York Cork Club: March Selections

The wines for the New York Cork Club's March 2009 shipment left Greene Grape today, so I wanted to tell you a bit about them. I always have a lot of fun when I pick the wines that we send out to our members, but this month&...




April New York Wine Month Canceled

All of the "discussion" surrounding Governor Paterson's proposed changes to the New York wine industry is having some perhaps unexpected consequences. Jim Trezise, of the New York Wine and Grape Foundation  ...



How to Convince Consumers and Restaurants to Buy Local Wine

By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Correspondent So how DO you convince consumers and restaurants to buy local wine? I realize the first solution is to offer quality wine. Let's start with the premise that New York wine is of hig...



CellarTracker.com Adds New LENNDEVOURS Channel

Tonight I'm excited to announce that CellarTracker.com has added a new channel to it's list of integrated channels — a LENNDEVOURS channel. That's right, my New York wine reviews will now appear on CellarTrack...



Why the Pessimism, Howard?

In last weekend's New York Times, columnist Howard Goldberg penned a piece "More Trouble for Vintners" that paints an uneccessarily bleak picture for New York wineries in 2009. In the story, he points to Governor ...



New York Wine News and Notes (12/15/08)

Three quick items this in this weeks New York wine news roundup: The NY Wine Grape Task Force, chaired by Kareem Massoud of Paumanok Vineyards, has released it's first report to to Agriculture & Markets Commissioner Pat...