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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.  


WBW #34: Washington Cabernet Sauvignon: Ex Libris 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon

It’s Wednesday and I’m drinking wine virtually chosen by another person, so it must be Wine Blogging Wednesday, this time hosted by Catie from the Through the Walla Walla Grape Vine blog. The theme, fittingly enough...


Quick WTN: Weingut Kunstler 1009 Domdechaney Riesling Trocken (Rheingau)

Contrary to popular belief we in the LENNDEVOURS house do drink wines that aren’t from  New York State…including quite a few German rieslings, which are among our favorites. Of course, sometimes I just don̵...