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Beer Podcast: Captain Lawrence Brewing Company

By Contributing Columnist Donavan Hall I’m back this week with more reportage on the Long Island beer scene. For the whole story, you’ll have to listen to the podcast (links below), but I’ll give you a quick o...


Vineyard Visuals: Wolffer Estate Through the Growing Season (June 21)

Ellen Watson, our resident photographer, got up before dawn this morning to take this picture at Wolffer Estate. This picture was taken on June 21 at around 5:30 a.m. and it has been added to my Flickr slideshow that is showing...

LENNDEVOURS Q&A: Alexandra Macari, co-owner, Macari Vineyards

For this episode of LENNDEVOURS Q&A, we talk to Alexandra Macari, co-owner of Macari Vineyards in Mattituck. What (and where) was the first bottle of wine you remember drinking?At home with my parents at around age 8. My pa...


WTN: Waters Crest Winery 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon (North Fork of Long Island)

Waters Crest Winery isn’t new to me or to you guys. I’ve written about Jim Waters and his wines many times in the three-plus years I’ve had this blog. But, for those of you that are new to LENNDEVOURS, Waters ...


Wine Blogging Wednesday #35 Announced: Passionate Spain

So a few people have complained about the last few themes for Wine Blogging Wednesday. First you moaned about having to drink box wines. Then you said that wines from the Midi were too hard to find. And finally, you complained ...


What Wine Rating System Do You Want Me to Use?

Wine ratings. They have long been a source of tension, discussion and angst in the wine world. And with Blake Gray’s recent piece in the San Francisco Chronicle last week about the 100-point scale, it’s hot on the blogs...


WTN: Shinn Estate Vineyards 2006 First Fruit (North Fork)

Chardonnay, shmarddonay. Yes, chardonnay is the white wine that dominates the Long Island wine scene. It’s the most planted and, obviously, most made. That’s because despite trends away from it, it’s still the...


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...