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LENNDEVOURS Q&A: Alexandra Macari, co-owner, Macari Vineyards

For this episode of LENNDEVOURS Q&A, we talk to Alexandra Macari, co-owner of Macari Vineyards in Mattituck. What (and where) was the first bottle of wine you remember drinking?At home with my parents at around age 8. My pa...


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WTN: Waters Crest Winery 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon (North Fork of Long Island)

Waters Crest Winery isn’t new to me or to you guys. I’ve written about Jim Waters and his wines many times in the three-plus years I’ve had this blog. But, for those of you that are new to LENNDEVOURS, Waters ...


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Wine Blogging Wednesday #35 Announced: Passionate Spain

So a few people have complained about the last few themes for Wine Blogging Wednesday. First you moaned about having to drink box wines. Then you said that wines from the Midi were too hard to find. And finally, you complained ...


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What Wine Rating System Do You Want Me to Use?

Wine ratings. They have long been a source of tension, discussion and angst in the wine world. And with Blake Gray’s recent piece in the San Francisco Chronicle last week about the 100-point scale, it’s hot on the blogs...


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WTN: Shinn Estate Vineyards 2006 First Fruit (North Fork)

Chardonnay, shmarddonay. Yes, chardonnay is the white wine that dominates the Long Island wine scene. It’s the most planted and, obviously, most made. That’s because despite trends away from it, it’s still the...



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New Regional Wine Blog: Washington State Wine Blog

As someone with wine blog that is focused on a particular region, I always love when I discover others. The newest, Washington State Wine Blog focuses on, surprise surprise, Washington State wines. It’s still very new (li...


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Visiting the Finger Lakes: Part 2

By Finger Lakes Correspondent Jason Feulner In the first part of this series, I wrote about when to go to the Finger Lakes, where to stay for maximum wine-tasting opportunity, and how to go about selecting wineries to visit.&nb...


Long Island Merlot Alliance Sponsoring an Intern

The Long Island Merlot Alliance has sponsored a summer intern to do local Merlot research during the 2007 vintage. The intern, Christopher Grassotti, is a student in the Masters degree program in viticulture and enology at Ecol...