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Long Island Sauvignon Blanc in the New York Times

In yesterday’s New York Times, Howard Goldberg offers a nice roundup of Long Island sauvignon blanc. This is, I think, one of Goldberg’s best pieces in a while. He tasted, I assume blindly, a wide array of local sau...


Vineyard Visuals: Wolffer Estate Through the Growing Season

This is going to be fun. Ellen Watson, our resident photographer, has decided to visit and re-visit the same spot in Wolffer Estate’s vineyard every few weeks throughout the growing season. This picture was taken yesterda...


Nena’s VERY Local Salad

Because we only had moderate success with our vegetable garden last summer (we just have so many trees surrounding our back yard, there aren’t many spots with full sun), we’ve scaled back this year. I’m going ...


A Delicate Touch in the Finger Lakes: An Interview with Ravines’ Morten Hallgren

By Finger Lakes Correspondent Jason Feulner Morten Hallgren has an unusual background for a U.S. winemaker, especially one in the Finger Lakes.  He was born in Denmark and moved to Provence in southern France after his fat...

My Favorite Wine & Food Blogs

Wine Blogs A Wine Story Appellation Australia Avenue Vine BasicJuice Brooklynguy’s Wine and Food Blog Catavino Cincinnati Wine Warehouse Domaine de la Gramiere Dr. Vino Drink Up! East Coast Wineries East Vil...

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...