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Vineyard 48 Hires a New Vineyard Manager

Vineyard 48 has just hired Huntington, NY-native Chris Kelly as its new vineyard and estate manager After being a professional bee keeper in Hawaii for five years, Kelly returned to Long Island in 1982 and pursued a career in v...


“MERLOT” License Plate Illegal in Utah

File this one under "I sure am glad that I don’t live in a theocratic state." The license plate that you see mocked up at right was just deemed illegal in the state of Utah–after it had been issued and use...


New North Fork Winery: Medolla Vineyards

I got an email this morning from John Medolla, who along with his wife  Denise, just released their first merlot under the new Medolla Vineyards label–adding yet another producer to the North Fork wine scene. I hope ...


Why Do Some Wineries and Restaurants Even Have Websites?

Warning: What follows is a frustration-induced rant. You’ve been warned. My ‘day job’ is in Internet marketing and I’ve long been a believer in the power of the Internet as an affordable tool organizatio...



In some ways, it feels like only yesterday that I started this blog with a short, not particularly interesting post. And it turns out that LENNDEVOURS has become something that I never intended or could have imagined. For one, ...


WBW #31: Trove 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon (California)

Wine Blogging Wednesday is upon us again people and this time around, that means wines in non-traditional packaging. I’ll admit is–as open as I was to the theme, I had my reservations. First of all, I’ve never...


Wine Blogging Wednesday Mentioned in Food & Wine

Thanks to the good doctor, I was able to track down the mention of Wine Blogging Wednesday in the latest issue of Food & Wine. Pretty cool that our little international tasting event was mentioned…even if their link t...


Wine Blogging Wednesday and Wine & Spirits Magazine

Just a couple brief things this morning… First and foremost, don’t forget that today is Wine Blogging Wednesday #31: Non-Traditional Packaging. Nena and I will be tasting our bag-in-box wine this evening, so stay tu...