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WTNs: Vetter Vineyards’ Current Releases (Lake Erie)

I obviously taste–and write about–a lot of different New York wines. The vast majority come from Long Island, but there are a lot of wines from the Hudson River Valley and Finger Lakes regions that pass my lips too....


Re-Welcome Donavan Hall to LENNDEVOURS

You may have noticed that LENNDEVOURS’ contributing beer columnist, Donavan Hall, hasn’t been writing much for us lately. Don’t worry, he hasn’t vanished from the face of the earth. He’s just been ...


April 25: Pellegrini Wine Dinner at Park 54 (Clifton Park, NY)

I know that I have a fair number of Albany-area readers, so I wanted to mention this upcoming wine dinner next Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. at 54 Park in Clifton Park. Pellegrini Vineyards will be pouring their wines along side a del...

Sorry for the Radio Silence

As many of you know, I spend my days working for one of the world’s largest software companies as the content manager on our Internet marketing team. It’s a job that I enjoy because I can do it from most anywhere, a...


Finger Lakes Riesling on Wine Library TV

In case you missed it, I just wanted to point out that Gary V is tasting New York wines again, this time turning his tongue towards three rieslings from the Finger Lakes. And, as much as it pains me to admit it, he seems spot o...


Introducing Our Finger Lakes Correspondent

I’m happy to announce that the LENNDEVOURS has just signed Jason Feulner as it’s first Finger Lakes correspondent. Jason is a long time LENNDEVOURS reader and is a resident of Syracuse who grew up in the Finger Lake...


WTN: Castello di Borghese 2001 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (North Fork of Long Island)

On the North Fork, there is an un-official red wine grape pecking order. Okay, maybe it isn’t even un-official. At the top is the almighty merlot grape, lauded by many observers as the king of Long Island grapes. And, it ...


WTN: Medolla Vineyards 2002 Merlot (North Fork)

The Italian and Italian-American influence on Long Island wine country is strong. Among the thirty-plus East End producers there are ones named Pellegrini, Pugliese, Castello di Borghese and Diliberto – and others that are ow...