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This Year’s Birthday Grill

I think I make it pretty easy on my family when it comes to my birthday. I don’t like huge parties (barely like birthday parties at all actually). A small affair with good friends and good wine is all I need to celebrate....

A Return to Regular Programming

I sit here Saturday morning a tired man, but a happy one. The project at my day job that has consumed me almost completely for so long has finally launched and while there is still a lot of post-mortem work to do, it feels good...


A Long Island Beer Podcast: The Daily Catch

By Contributing Columnist Donavan Hall A little more than two years ago, I started exploring the world of podcasts.  I forget the details, but I know Lenn planted the seed for the idea of doing a beer podcast. He sent me a...


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...