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Don’t Forget…Tomorrow is Wine Blogging Wednesday

Tomorrow, let’s Get Naked! Tomorrow is Wine Blogging Wednesday #36, the 3-year anniversary of everybody’s favorite virtual wine tasting. The theme is simple: un-oaked chardonnay. So, taste at least one un-oaked char...


brokenglass

Broken Chairs + Smashed Glasses= Saturday in Wine Country?

Every since I wrote a post (and a similar column in Dan’s Papers) a few weeks ago about wineries and the drunken idiots who sometimes visit them, I’ve heard from a lot of people–both directly and through other...


Virginia Winery Owner Bashes Long Island Wine While Promoting His Own

A friend and reader sent this to me this morning. He’s a Virginia resident and is on many winery email lists down in that neck of the woods: Dear Friends, Last week/weekend (July 19-23), I took the Acela train up to New Y...


vin48_05merlot

WTNs: Vineyard 48 Current Red Releases (North Fork of Long Island)

Vineyard 48 (formerly Bidwell Vineyards) might be a winery on the rise. In general, I’ve found their white wines to be their best, particularly the sauvignon blanc and riesling, which are actually better than some local b...



jack_pillows_3

A Little Jackson Update

A few of you have been asking about our little guy, so I thought I’d do a quick post and share a picture. He’s now six months old now and he’s great. Loves to eat, laughs almost constantly and likes playing wi...


ls07_cover

Edible East End’s Low Summer 2007 Issue is Out

Just wanted to let everyone know that Edible East End has published its Low Summer 2007 issue recently. It’s one of my favorite local publications and the only one that I find myself reading cover to cover when a new issu...


lenz_peter

LENNDEVOURS Q&A: Peter Carroll, Owner, The Lenz Winery

It’s been a while since we’ve done a LENNDEVOURS Q&A, so I tracked down Peter Carroll, who owns The Lenz Winery. What (and where) was the first bottle of wine you remember drinking?The first bottle of wine I rem...