Posts Tagged ‘wolffer estate’
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The 2011 New York Cork Report Wines of the Year

By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor I think I can speak for my fellow editors and contributors when I say that our 2011 Wines of the Year tasting was a fun, challenging and inspiring day of 16 wine tasting flights. I always come...



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Wolffer Estate Vineyards 2008 “Perle” Chardonnay

By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor It is my personal opinion that there is way too much chardonnay planted on Long Island. I know all the reasons why its there — easy to grow, customer demand, etc. — but chardonnay ...



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Eric Ripert Digs Wolffer Estate’s 2007 Rose

I haven’t tried it (it hasn’t been released yet), but according to Forbes.com, Eric Ripert, well-known chef at Le Bernadin, has a thing for Wolffer Estate’s 2007 Rose. Apparently he’s pairing it with a t...



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Vineyard Visuals: Wolffer Estate Through the Seasons (February 22)

Finally! Resident photographer, Ellen Watson, and I have been complaining about Long Island’s lack of snow for some time now…because we wanted some snowy shots of our little spot in Wolffer Estate’s vineyard. ...



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Vineyard Visuals: Wolffer Estate Through the Seasons (January 12)

It’s been a little while since our resident photographer, Ellen Watson, sent a photo update of our little block of Wolffer Estate chardonnay. We’ve had a lot of dreary weather when Ellen was out that way, and as you...




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The 12 LI Wines of Christmas: #1 Wolffer Estate Vineyards 2003 Estate Selection Chardonnay

This post is a part of my 12 Long Island Wines for Christmas series that will run from now until Christmas 2007. See the entire series here. Welcome to my 2007 12 Long Island Wines for Christmas, where I share with you the 12 w...



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Vineyard Visuals: Wolffer Estate Through the Growing Season (November 11)

Fall is definitely upon us as you can see in the leaves of this picture, taken on November 11. Ellen and I will continue this project through the winter as well, so I think we’ll see some more great pictures. As always, t...



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WTN: Wolffer Estate 2004 Cabernet Franc (The Hamptons, Long Island)

Wolffer Estate, one of two quality-focused producers in the Hamptons, focuses mainly on two varieties: Merlot and Chardonnay. They make no fewer than four different bottlings of each — including Long Island’s most e...



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Vineyard Visuals: Wolffer Estate Through the Growing Season (October 15)

Our latest vineyard view from Wolffer Estate Vineyards (taken by Ellen Watson) shows how much of a difference just a few weeks can make. The dandelions are gone. The bird netting is gone. And so are the grapes. I’ll be po...



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Wines Worth Dodging the Pumpkin Pickers For

I heard a joke last weekend that goes something like this: "Don’t wear orange on the North Fork this time of year. You might be taken home by someone." It’s probably not the funniest joke you’ve hear...