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Nice Stories on CSA and Greenwashing

I miss my CSA this year. I really do. With all of the crazy goings on this spring, what with an infant and all, we forgot to sign up either with Golden Earthworm or Garden of Eve. And I miss it. I miss getting that box filled w...


A Guy’s Game Day

It’s Sunday. It’s fooball season. You know what I’m doing today, right? And today, it’s extra special…it’s my first game day with my son sans mommy, who is out East today with 9 friends for a...


Now We’ve Got the Niagara Escarpment Covered Too

The LENNDEVOURS team just keeps growing of late. I’m happy to report that Bryan Calandrelli has joined the squad as our Niagara Escarpment correspondent. Of course, Bryan isn’t a newcomer to blogs by any means. Many...


12 at 12 Years Old: BrooklynGuy’s Thoughts

I’m still working on my write up of the 1995 Long Island reds tasting from last weekend, but one of the participants, Neil, has finished his already. This was only the second time that I’ve tasted with Neil, the fir...


WTNs: Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars Current Releases (Finger Lakes)

Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars is one of New York’s most well-known wineries, and with good reason. In addition to being a truly pioneering producer, they craft some of the Finger Lakes region’s best win...

Long Island Wines in the Blogosphere

Yeah yeah. I’m the Long Island wine blogger. You come here expecting to read about Long Island wines — the good, the bad and the ugly. But, it’s not like I’m the only wine blogger writing about Long Island w...


Is Vintage New York Doing New York Wines Justice?

By New York City Correspondent Sasha Smith When Vintage New York opened in 2000, it seemed like a pretty remarkable gamble to open a wine store devoted entirely to New York wines — and in Soho no less. Even I, a longtime New ...


Pascal Zugmeyer Joins Shinn Estate Vineyards as Tasting Room Manager

It’s harvest season, but freshly picked grapes aren’t the only thing moving into the winery at Shinn Estate Vineyards. Owners David Page and Barbara Shinn have hired Pascal Zugmeyer, a certified sommelier, to run th...