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The World of Fine Wine Focuses on Long Island

In the latest issue of The World of Fine Wine, one of my favorite wine writers, David Schildknecht writes about the Long Island wine region in his story "Wind, Water and Long Island’s Wealth of Wines." It’...


Finger Lakes Wine Country–It’s Getting Crowded in Here!

By Finger Lakes Correspondent Jason Feulner The other day I posted an entry here about three new wineries in the Finger Lakes. After a 10-day Maine summer adventure during which I barely had access to the Internet, I come home ...


Vineyard Visuals: Wolffer Estate Through the Growing Season (July 27)

We continue keeping an eye on Wolffer Estate Vineyards with Ellen Watson, our resident photographer. This picture was taken on July 27 at around 5:00 p.m. and has been added to the Flickr slideshow.


Tasty (and Local) Summer Pasta

Sorry for the blog semi-silence over the last few days. We had family in town to watch Jackson for us while we attended the wedding of some great, dear friends on Friday night. A good time was had by all. That’s for sure....


Vineyards Visuals: Wolffer Estate Through the Growing Season (July 22)

Last Ellen Watson, our resident photographer, sent me the latest shot in our series at Wolffer Estate. This picture was taken on July 22 at around 7:25 p.m. and it has been added to the Flickr slideshow.


Sannino’s Bella Vita Vineyard Joins the North Fork Wine Scene

Remember when Harold Watts of Ternhaven Cellars sold his vineyard in Cutchogue? I said at the time that I had heard the new owners were going to keep the property under vine. Well they have and it’s called Sannino’s...

New State Law Allows Wineries to Cater, Serve Liquor

Newsday is reporting this morning that: "In a change that could bring even more millions of dollars to the East End’s tourist economy, a new state law now allows wineries to cater weddings and other events while keep...

A Poorly Researched Piece on

You guys have got to see this. I wont’ get into the less-than-stellar writing, because I’m sure there are plenty of people who think my writing could use a lot of work. But, I hate when anyone in the media doesnR...