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jack_icing

Our New Sous Chef…the Next Food Network Star?

Jackson spends a lot of time in the kitchen. He hangs out in his Bumbo chair while Nena and I prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner, so he’s probably seen us cook as much as anything else. And he’s definitely a natura...


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Rachel Ray Visits Long Island Wine Country

Sorry for the short notice, but Rachel Ray, the world’s perkiest cookbook author, TV show host, food linguist, and foodie phenomenon will be featuring a recent visit to Long Island wine country on her show this morning (1...


chamomileatshinn

Vineyards Visuals: Chamomile at Shinn Estate Vineyards

Photo courtesy of Shinn Estate Vineyards "I have attached a nice photo of the daisies that have been in full bloom in the sauvignon blanc for a few days now. They are from a native chamomile plant. We dry the flowers, brew...


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Tasting Rooms Gone Wild? I’m Not So Sure.

You may have seen these stories in the New York Times and Syracuse Post-Standard, about tasting room behavior in Long Island and other New York tasting rooms. I don’t have any first-hand experience in Finger Lakes tasting...


Wine Blogging Wednesday Goes German

I got a very cool email over the weekend that Wine Blogging Wednesday is going German. Thomas from WinzerBlog tells me that it’s going to start this week under the name Weinrallye with about 10 entries expected. They also...



anni1

Happy Anniversary, Nena

Two years ago today, the lovely, talented and tolerant (of my "quirks") woman you all know as Mrs. LENNDEVOURS (and/or Nena) became my wife. We were married on a covered bridge in her hometown of Schoharie, NY. There ...


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Wolffer Has a Way with Chardonnay

Chardonnay. It’s a grape that makes many wine lovers shudder. I blame the over-oaked, buttery, flabby chardonnays coming out of California. The overly tropical ones coming from Down Under aren’t doing us any favors ...


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On the East End This Weekend (July 7 & 8)

There are a couple festivals tomorrow that are worth checking out: Lenz Winery’s 18th Annual Chardonnay World ClassicSaturday, July 7 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.Taste over 90 chardonnays from all of the major wine regions of t...