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July 30: Winemaker Dinner With John Levenberg, Bedell Cellars/Corey Creek Vineyards

On July 30th at 6 p.m., Mora’s Fine Wine and Spirts will host a winemaker’s dinner with John Levenberg, winemaker at Bedell Cellars and Corey Creek Vineyards at Bliss restaurant in East Setauket. I’ve met John...


Special Offer: $15 Off at

Between now and July 21, is offering you, as a LENNDEVOURS reader $15 off of you orders by entering "LENN15" at checkout. And even if you don’t get in on that deal, you can enter "LENN&quo...


Don’t Forget…Today is Wine Blogging Wednesday

Don’t forget…today is the 35th vintage of Wine Blogging Wednesday. This time ’round, we’re doing Spanish Wines under $10. Check back later for the LENNDEVOURS entry. We’ll be tasting it tonight.


Our New Sous Chef…the Next Food Network Star?

Jackson spends a lot of time in the kitchen. He hangs out in his Bumbo chair while Nena and I prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner, so he’s probably seen us cook as much as anything else. And he’s definitely a natura...


Rachel Ray Visits Long Island Wine Country

Sorry for the short notice, but Rachel Ray, the world’s perkiest cookbook author, TV show host, food linguist, and foodie phenomenon will be featuring a recent visit to Long Island wine country on her show this morning (1...


Vineyards Visuals: Chamomile at Shinn Estate Vineyards

Photo courtesy of Shinn Estate Vineyards "I have attached a nice photo of the daisies that have been in full bloom in the sauvignon blanc for a few days now. They are from a native chamomile plant. We dry the flowers, brew...


Tasting Rooms Gone Wild? I’m Not So Sure.

You may have seen these stories in the New York Times and Syracuse Post-Standard, about tasting room behavior in Long Island and other New York tasting rooms. I don’t have any first-hand experience in Finger Lakes tasting...

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...