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Wine Blogging Wednesday Goes German

I got a very cool email over the weekend that Wine Blogging Wednesday is going German. Thomas from WinzerBlog tells me that it’s going to start this week under the name Weinrallye with about 10 entries expected. They also...


Happy Anniversary, Nena

Two years ago today, the lovely, talented and tolerant (of my "quirks") woman you all know as Mrs. LENNDEVOURS (and/or Nena) became my wife. We were married on a covered bridge in her hometown of Schoharie, NY. There ...


Wolffer Has a Way with Chardonnay

Chardonnay. It’s a grape that makes many wine lovers shudder. I blame the over-oaked, buttery, flabby chardonnays coming out of California. The overly tropical ones coming from Down Under aren’t doing us any favors ...


On the East End This Weekend (July 7 & 8)

There are a couple festivals tomorrow that are worth checking out: Lenz Winery’s 18th Annual Chardonnay World ClassicSaturday, July 7 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.Taste over 90 chardonnays from all of the major wine regions of t...


We Interrupt this Wine Blog for Some Music News

You probably know that Mrs. LENNDEVOURS is music teacher and choral director. But what you might not know is that she is also classically trained mezzo-soprano who has performed with several groups here on Long Island and in up...


A Forgotten Winemaking Past in Central New York

By Finger Lakes Correspondent Jason Feulner Wine is found in many interesting places, and sometimes it says more than we expect. Every 4th of July, my wife’s extended family on her father’s side has a large picnic a...

Long Island Wines in the News

Just a couple quick links: Peter Gianotti writes about Macari Vineyards’ 2006 Sauvignon Blanc in Newsday. Several Long Island wineries are lauded by Betty Hallock in the LA Times.


Duncan Ross Interview at

So what have you heard about the wines coming out of the Niagara Escarpment? Isn’t it way too cold up there to grow grapes? Actually no and I didn’t know much about the region either until I really started to resear...