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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...


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...


WTN: Peconic Bay Winery 2006 (North Fork of Long Island)

In the past, I’ve had some less-than-nice things to say about Peconic Bay Winery. It wasn’t that I didn’t enjoy some of their wines–I absolutely do and have for quite a while. Their Stainless Steel Chard...

“All Seasons Every Day” by Christopher Watkins

All Seasons Every Day -or- When You Have Mother Nature As A Business Partner -or-The Vineyard Manager’s Long Island BluesBy Christopher Watkins In this hand I hold water, in this hand I hold heat. Call them rain and sun, but ...


Beer Podcast: Blue Point Hoptical Illusion

By Contributing Columnist Donavan Hall I’m soloing it again, but Rich will definitely be back on the show soon. On this installment I pop open a Blue Point Hoptical Illusion. It’s a fairly hoppy IPA. IPA stands for ...

Father’s Day Happenings at Long Island Wineries

Sunday is Father’s Day–and thanks to the four-month old who currently runs our household, this is my first Father’s Day as a father. Father’s Day gifts aren’t as easy to choose as those for Mother&...


Vineyard Visuals: Wolffer Estate Through the Growing Season (June 10)

Tonight, Ellen Watson, our resident photographer, sent me the latest shot in our series at Wolffer Estate. This picture was taken on June 10 at around 8:25 p.m. and it has been added to the Flickr slideshow.