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WTN: Osprey’s Dominion 2005 Vin Gris (North Fork of Long Island)

Today we’ll continue with a quick tasting note on Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards 2005 Vin Gris. I’ve written here numerous times about local rose wines and how diverse they can be. I guess the same can probably b...


‘Casts with my Coffee and my Kid

Well, not exactly. I don’t drink coffee. I’m a tea guy and lately I’ve been really enjoying Trader Joe’s Organic Green Tea Chai. Anyway, I’ve quickly realized in Jackson’s first month that on...

LENNDEVOURS and Wine Blogging Wednesday in the Baltimore Sun

Hey guess what? LENNDEVOURS and Wine Blogging Wednesday both got a little print publicity over the weekend in the Baltimore Sun. The article, which ran in the paper’s "Ideas" section, was written by Troy Mc...


WTN: Osprey’s Dominion 2002 Blush de Noir (North Fork of Long Island)

Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards reminds me a little bit of a winery like Beringer. One one hand, they make some sweet, entry-level wines that I assume are meant for the trailer park set. But, they also make some of my favorit...


My New Steak Marinade

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything about my adventures and exploits in the kitchen. Mostly that’s because for the past month I’ve been focusing on food that I can get on the table quickly and e...


Naming My 2006 Cabernet Franc

Well it looks like I’ll be bottling my 6-8 cases of 2006 cabernet franc sometime in mid-to-late March. With all that has been going on, I’ve been a neglectful winemaker, but luckily Rich has been keeping a well-trai...


Save the Date: May 16 — Brooklyn Uncorked

Details are still to come, but if you’d like to sample a lot of Long Island wine in one place at one time, Brooklyn Uncorked is going to be a great place to do it. Windows On Long Island used to be the big New York City t...


WTN: Jamesport Vineyards 2004 Late Harvest Riesling (North Fork of Long Island)

Long Island, and the entire state of New York really, offers a surprising number of succulent, delicious dessert wines. In upstate New York, there is an endless array of ice and ice-style wines–some of which are frozen co...