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Thinking About Local Wines in Local Restaurants

Visit most any winemaking region the world over and you’ll find that restaurant wine lists are chock full of locally made wines. Go to a restaurant in Napa and you’ll find wine lists dominated by Napa wines rather t...


WTN: Roanoke Vineyards 2006 Chardonnay (North Fork of Long Island)

Roanoke Vineyards is still relatively new on the North Fork scene, but its red wines are already among the best made on the East Coast. In time, I believe they will also prove to be among the most long lived wines as well (I...


New York Wineries CAN Get Internet Marketing Help

If you’ve been reading this blog for very long there are a couple things that you know: My "day" job is in Internet marketing and it’s something I take pretty seriously I don’t think very much of how...


Restaurant Reviews Aren’t Easy to Write

Several of you have asked (including Nena) where my review of North Fork Table is, so I wanted to just do a quick post saying IT’S COMING. I’ve written a rough draft, but it seems so long and rambling that I’m...


Ellen Watson Joins LENNDEVOURS Team

This morning, I’m happy to introduce Ellen Watson, a photographer based on the East End of Long Island who will be contributing some of her work here on LENNDEVOURS. Ellen caters to local clients who need distinctive imag...

Beer Podcasts: Sixpoint Craft Ales

By Contributing Columnist Donavan Hall Rich and I are back together in front of the microphone today to tell you about Sixpoint Craft Ales in Redhook, Brooklyn.  We went out to Sixpoint for the tour and came back with some...


WTN: Jamesport Vineyards 2006 Sauvignon Blanc (North Fork)

Most Long Island wineries focus on the red wine grapes of Bordeaux—particularly merlot—and the white wine grape of Burgundy—chardonnay. They are, by far, the two most planted varieties on the East End. Jamesport Vineyards...


A Sustainability Study

By Contributing Columnist Richard Olsen-Harbich Most people understand the general concept of “organic,” especially as it applies to the food we eat. But lately in the Long Island wine community, the “buzz” is all about...