Recent Reviews
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  • Hosmer-2013-sauvignon-blanc
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  • dr-frank-2012-reserve-riesling
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  • macari-2013-rose
  • wolffer-2013-summer
  • hector-wine-company-2012-syrah

My Favorite Wine & Food Blogs

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Wine Blogging Wednesday

#1 Non-US, New World Merlot #2 Spanish Reds #3 Australian Shiraz #4 New World Riesling #5 Wacky Name Wines #6 South African Reds #7 Obscure Red Varietals #8 Sicilian Reds #9 Think Pink (Rose) #10 White Pinot #11 Get Off (Dry) #...


Vineyard Visuals: They’ll Look the Other Way…For Now

Photo compliments of Matt Gillies, Peconic Bay Winery "This little fellow brought mowing a field near the vineyard to a stop today. His sister (or brother — I didn’t check) lay 20 feet away- just as still. Neit...

Beer Podcast: “The Session” Southampton 10th Anniversary Old Ale

On today’s show… it’s The Session, hosted this month by Gastronomic Fight Club.  You all are familiar with "Wine Blogging Wednesday", well, the beer bloggers of the world decided that if the gra...


In Case You Missed It: Grand Cru Classes Has Planted Their Vineyard

Memorial Day weekend was a big weekend for the folks at Grand Cru Classes, the only wine education organization in Long Island wine country.  You see, not only have the renovated their barn and converted it into a classroo...


Just because it’s been a while…

I think I’ve done an admirable job of not posting too many pictures of our little guy. But in celebration of the holiday weekend that has just passed, here’s a quick shot of my little buddy.  And, we got some g...

LENNDEVOURS Q&A: Barb Smithen, Co-Owner of Sherwood House Vineyards

What (and where) was the first bottle of wine you remember drinking? My first glass or bottle of wine was Chateau Latour 1949. My mother received a case for Christmas and I remember her saying it was a real treat. This was in 1...

A Response from Howard Goldberg

The following is an email I received from Howard Goldberg, a well-known wine writer who I read most often in the New York Times in his "Long Island Vines" column. As you will see, he offered it up for publication here...