Posts Tagged“regan meador”

Southold Farm + Cellar 2014 “Counting Stars” Sparkling Petit Verdot


With Southold Farm + Cellars 2014 “Counting Stars” ($28) — a sparkling red wine made from 100% petit verdot grapes — co-owner and winemaker Regan Meador has created what might be the most food-versatile wine available on Long Island today. That’s not a declaration that I take lightly, either. A lot of people thought he was a little crazy (maybe he is) for making sparkling wine from petit verdot — a late-ripening variety most often used to add color, tannin and acid to red wine blends — but ultimately, it’s petit verdot’s character that makes this wine such a great complement to so…

Regan Meador, Southold Farm + Cellar: We Are Closed, But Not Finished.


Editor’s note: The following was written by Regan Meador, co-owner and winemaker at Southold Farm + Cellar, a true family-run small business that does not deserve the trouble the town and one over-zealous neighbor are causing his family. This probably won’t be the last post I write about this. More soon. As of July 9th, 2015 we have been asked by the Town of Southold to cease all operations or face fines and/or jail time. We are heartbroken, to say the least. Prior to purchasing the property in 2012 we had sought guidance with the town and have been completely…

7 Questions with….Regan Meador, Assistant Winemaker, Osprey’s Dominion Winery


By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor I have yet to meet Regan Meador, assistant winemaker at Osprey’s Dominion Winery — in person at least. As is so common these days, he and I got acquainted via Twitter before he left his white collar job in Manhattan for good and moved to the North Fork to make wine. We keep saying that we’re going to meet up for a glass or a pint or five, but it hasn’t happened yet. In the interim, I’ve asked him our standard set of seven questions… What event/bottle/etc made you decide that you wanted to be…