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Congratulations to Long Island Winners at the New York Food & Wine Classic

I’m still not ready to offer my full commentary on "The Classic" but wanted to congratulate the following wineries on their "best" wins at the event: Best Cabernet Franc and Best Red Wine: Pindar Viney...


New York Cork Club: August Selections

As you know, I’m a little behind on several LENNDEVOURS-related projects (I have about half of the WBW #36 roundup done). But I wanted to quickly post about the wines I picked for the August shipment of the New York Cork ...

Results from the 2007 New York Food & Wine Classic

I’m not done putting together my thoughts and commentary on the results from the 2007 New York Food & Wine Classic, but you can read some of the high-level results online. Unfortunately (pathetically?) the NYWGF hasn&...


Sorry for the Blog Silence

I know that it’s been almost a week since I last posted anything here, but there’s a good reason. Not a fun reason, but a good reason. I hurt my back last week and I’m still in quite a bit of pain, so sitting ...


Christopher Watkins Live @ Roanoke Vineyards This Saturday at 7 p.m.

Christopher Watkins is a man of many talents. You might know him as our resident poet laureate here on LENNDEVOURS. Or, you might know him as the operations manager and tasting room czar at Roanoke Vineyards. Still other people...


WBW #36: Getting Naked On Both Coasts

Three years seems like a lifetime in many ways. Three years ago Nena and I were engaged, not married like we are now. Jackson wasn’t even a consideration. We were renting a house instead of paying a mortgage. And, three y...


Interview on

In case you missed it, I was interviewed earlier this week over at domain547. If you’ve ever wondered how this blog came to be, where my interest in wine began and other fun Lenntrivia, it’s a fun little interview. ...


WTN: Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars 2006 Gewurztraminer (Finger Lakes)

Riesling might rule the Finger Lakes, but don’t be fooled–it’s not the only game in town. What wines shine in central New York? When I think about it, I think about Alsace–riesling, gewurztraminer and pi...