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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...


LENNDEVOURS Q&A: Bridget Micieli-Martinez, Tasting Room Manager, Palmer Vineyards

We continue our Q&A series, where we bring the people behind Long Island wine to you, with Bridget Micieli-Martinez, who runs the tasting room at Palmer Vineyards. When I first met Bridget, she was still Bridget Quinn and s...


Vineyard Visuals: Wolffer Estate Through the Growing Season (June 29)

This morning, Ellen Watson, LENNDEVOURS’ resident photographer, sent me the latest shot in our series at Wolffer Estate. This picture was taken on June 29 at around 2:30 p.m. and it has been added to the Flickr slideshow.


What wine would you pair with sour cream and onion potato chips?

We’re still upstate visiting my in-laws, but I was thinking last night as I stuck my hand into a bag of sour cream and onion potato chips: What wine would go with these? I didn’t have my wine cellar at my disposal, ...