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WTN: Lieb Family Cellars Bridge Lane Cabernet Franc (NV)

My love of cabernet franc isn’t a surprise if you read this blog with any sort of regularity. They are among my favorite wines, are extremely versatile and the grape does quite well here on Long Island. But who can afford to ...


Gary Vaynerchuk on Late Night with Conan O’Brien?

Gary Vaynerchuk, our favorite out-of-his-mind vlogger has already conquered must of the wine-related Internet. He’s been in Time magazine. Now, he’s coming to a TV near you. Yes, real TV, not Wine Library TV. Gary w...


Restaurant Review: 1770 House (East Hampton, NY)

As someone who lives just west of the North Fork, I’ve explored the North Fork dining scene much more than I have the Hampton’s scene. I’m also much more interested in the food, wine and service than I am any ...


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.