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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, ...


New York Cork Club: July Selections

It’s the first day of July and as we head into the holiday week (if only we had the whole week off of work, right?) it’s time once again to let you know what coming next for members of the New York Cork Club. This m...


Gary Vaynerchuk’s a Filthy Jets Fan…but Time Magazine Doesn’t Care

A big shout out this morning to Gary Vaynerchuk of Wine Library TV, a man who continues to grow his empire. What’s up this time? He’s featured in Time Magazine. It’s a great little piece…funny and engagi...

Beer Podcast: Those Summer Beers

By Contributing Columnist Donavan Hall Show notes: On today’s show, let’s talk about summer beers.  Right now I’m drinking Shoals Pale Ale from Smuttynose.  Okay it’s not a Long Island beer, bu...


WTN: Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards 2002 Merlot (North Fork)

Sometimes I get completely and utterly sick of tasting merlot. It’s the most-planted grape on Long Island and every winery makes at least one varietal bottling–and often more than that. Hell, Wolffer Estate makes fo...