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I Guess I Really Am a Wine Geek

Eric Asimov discusses wine geeks and their impact on the wine world in today’s New York Times. I like his ‘definition’ of wine geeks: "Wine geeks are not a monolithic group, although certain characteristi...


Vineyard Visuals: A Bird’s Eye View of Roanoke Vineyards

Picture courtesy of a paraglider via Roanoke Vineyards "So this is what Roanoke Vineyards might like to a flock of starlings as they make their approach in hopes of snacking on some cabernet sauvignon, merlot and cabernet ...


WTN: Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards 2005

Adam Suprenant, winemaker at Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards is a busy man. While many Long Island wineries crank out only four, eight, maybe even 12 different wines each year, Suprenant makes no fewer than two dozen. These w...


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...