Posts Tagged ‘red newt’
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Favorites from New York Drinks New York at Astor Center

In New York City, local is sought after like a taxicab in the rain. Overused words like “artisanal” and “heritage” bring self-proclaimed locavores to eateries around the city (and even to BROOKLYN) thinking they’re di...



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The Finger Lakes Come to Astoria, Queens — Winegasm Brunch

Sunday, in my fair neighborhood of Astoria, Queens—on a day more reminiscent of a sunny Spring afternoon in May—a wee gathering of Finger Lakes winemakers met at Winegasm, a local wine bar I’ve only hit up onc...



Red Newt Cellars 2008 Semi-Dry Riesling

By Lenn Thompson, Editor-in-Chief Over the weekend, we reviewed Red Newt Cellars' entree into the $12 riesling market. Today, we review their Red Newt Cellars 2008 Semi-Dry Riesling ($14) which is only a couple bucks more. ...



Red Newt Cellars 2007 Sawmill Creek Vineyards Cabernet Franc

By Lenn Thompson, Editor-in-Chief David Whiting's single-vineyard program at  Red Newt Cellars, where he is winemaker and co-owner, bears watching. Sure, the wines are priced too high for daily drinking — the ca...



2009 Harvest Update: Aromatic Whites Stand Out at Red Newt Wine Cellars

By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Editor Photo courtesy of Red Newt Wine Cellars Why is David Whiting smiling? More importantly, why is he smiling while holding what appears to be a pitchfork? We might never know the answer to the s...




Local With Local with Deb Whiting, Red New Bistro: Pear-Fennel Flatbread with Lamoreaux Landing 2008 Red Oak Riesling

By Chef Deb Whiting, Red Newt Bistro My assignment this time around for "Local with Local" was a pairing with Lamoreaux Landing 2008 Red Oak Riesling. This is a beautiful Finger Lakes dry riesling that has overtones o...



Local with Local: 2 Regions. 2 Chefs.

By Lenn Thompson, Editor and Publisher My ongoing Local with Local project is expanding beyond Long Island this summer. Expanding to the Finger Lakes. Today, I'm happy to announce that Chef Deb Whiting, chef at Red Newt Bis...



The Circle of (New) Life: Red Newt Is Evolving

By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Wine CorrespondentPhoto Courtesy of Dave Whiting Dave Whiting does not simply want Red Newt to survive. He wants it to thrive, and he admits that it's tougher now than ever. "Ten, twenty ye...



Red Newt Cellars 2007 Curry Creek Vineyards Gewurztraminer

By Lenn Thompson, Editor and Publisher I had a feeling that the new Gewurztraminers from Red Newt Cellars would illicit a response from a few readers. I just knew that some people would have a negative reaction to the prices, r...



Red Newt Cellars 2007 Sawmill Creek Vineyards Gewurztraminer

By Lenn Thompson, Editor and Publisher When I heard that Red Newt Wine Cellars was releasing two single-vineyard Gewurztraminers, I was intrigued. Did the two vineyards really warrant separate bottlings, or was it a marketing p...