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New York Wine Jobs: Sparkling Pointe Hiring Tasting Room Staff

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  Sparkling Pointe, Long Island’s only sparkling wine-only winery is looking to hire tasting room staff to fill two separate positions. If you’re interested in applying for either of the jobs below, please contact them at info@sparklingpointe.com [quote] Located along Long Island’s scenic North Fork Wine Trail, Sparkling Pointe Vineyards and Winery exists as the sole producer in New York State dedicated to the exclusive production of Méthode Champenoise Sparkling Wines. Sparkling Pointe is one of the few wineries where guests can sit, relax, and enjoy table service in our elegant Tasting House, VIP Bubble Room, or on the Terrace overlooking…

Sparkling Pointe 2008 Blanc de Noirs

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I’m convinced that if New York sparkling wine had the marketing push behind it — say like riesling in the Finger Lakes — a lot more wine lovers would know about and be drinking these wines. From fun and fresh to funky and rich, New York bubbly (and I’m talking about the good stuff here, not the fizzy sweet garbage) runs the gamut. Sparkling Pointe, in Southold on the North Fork of Long Island, makes some of the best examples in a variety of classic styles, but this small production (just over 200 cases)  Sparkling Pointe 2008 Blanc de Noirs…

Sparkling Pointe 2009 Topaz Imperial

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The current lineup of wines at Sparkling Pointe — Long Island’s only only-sparkling winery — is impressive top to bottom. Over the next few days, I’ll review some of their current releases, including this Sparkling Pointe 2009 Topaz Imperial ($37). Coppery pink in the glass — looking vaguely of its namesake gemstone — this sparkler offers lively aromas of red cherries, wild strawberries and cranberries, with lesser hints of lemony citrus and distant-but-distinct wet rock minerality. The lighter-bodied palate is at first apple-y before delivering mixed red berries and a savory toasty-earthy minerality. Dry, well balanced and featuring tiny, persistent bubbles it…

Sparkling Pointe and Pork Belly Benedict Take Over at Wading River’s La Plage

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By Dave Seel, Long Island Food Correspondent It seems every time I decide to eat at La Plage, I can’t remember how to get there. It’s somewhere near Wading River by the beach, hence the name “La Plage,” but the exact route I take always seems to allude me. Eventually though, I do happen upon Sound Road that winds me to the small restaurant. For years now, Chef Wayne Wadington has been making waves across the North Shore with his eclectic, French-inspired cuisine. Clean, straightforward and always delicious, Wadington’s food is based upon fresh, seasonal ingredients. Recently, my wife and…