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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...

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...