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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...


LENNDEVOURS Q&A: Gary Madden, GM at Lieb Family Cellars

What (and where) was the first bottle of wine you remember drinking? I was in grad school working at an expensive downtown restaurant in Chicago (called Nick’s Fishmarket, originally from Honolulu), managing the service b...

Beer Podcast: Recap of Beer Dinner at Deks

On today’s show you’ll get a quick update about what’s happening in Long Island’s beer scene.  Check the calendar often if you don’t want to miss a beer event. Featured Beer: Our featured beer...


Some Thoughts on Brooklyn Uncorked

I’ve mentioned it a couple time already, but on May 16, Long Island wine invaded Brooklyn. “Brooklyn Uncorked,” organized by the Long Island Wine Council, Edible East End and Edible Brooklyn, offered Brooklynites (and...


LENNDEVOURS Q&A: Theresa Dilworth, Co-owner and winemaker, Comtesse Therese

For today’s edition of LENNDEVOURS Q&A, we sit down with Theresa Dilworth of Comtesse Therese. What (and where) was the first bottle of wine you remember drinking? I do not remember the first bottle of wine that I eve...


Vineyard Visuals: Dandelions at Shinn Estate Vineyards

Photo courtesy of Shinn Estate Vineyards. "Here is a nice photo that we took just before the dandelions bolted and went to seed. They actually do very well under the vine row and provide calcium and organic matter to the s...