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What wine-related baby-arrival traditions are out there?

As you all know, Nena and I are anxiously awaiting the arrival of our first lil one. It could happen any day now. Seriously. Any. Day. Now. I was thinking this morning about some of the wine-related traditions that I’ve r...


WTN: Channing Daughters 2005 Brick Kiln Chardonnay (The Hamptons, Long Island)

While I enjoy some of their reds, its the white wines at Channing Daughters Winery that really stand out in my mind. Their winemaker, Christopher Tracy, can almost always be counted on for balance in his whites. In other words,...


WBW #29 Roundup Posted at Fork & Bottle

Sorry folks…I’m a little behind on some administrative-type posts. The roundup for WBW #29 has been posted over at one of my favorite food and wine sites, Fork & Bottle. In case you missed it, there was an inter...


Wine Tasting and the Common Cold

I don’t want any of you to think that LENNDEVOURS is unusually quiet because Baby Thompson has arrived or anything. Fact is, I’m just smack dab in the middle of an awful cold that has brought the LENNDEVOURS wine ta...


Bedell Cellars Named #7 Hottest Small Brand

I got an email yesterday that Long Island’s own Bedell Cellars was named the #7 hottest small brand by Wine Business News. While the story itself isn’t all that interesting (I’ve been talking about Bedell̵...

WBW #29: Shinn Estate Vineyards 2004 Cabernet Franc (North Fork)

I don’t mean any offense to Jack or anyone else who believes strongly in biodynamic farm practices. Really I don’t and I think that there are some great wines being made with biodynamic-grown grapes. Anyone who has ...


Meet Mickey Mouse. Drink New York Wines.

I just got an email telling me that Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort’s Blue Zoo restaurant will soon be pouring six, count em six, New York wines. So, now you can take your kids to meet Mickey and Minnie Mouse...


Don’t Forget: Wine Blogging Wednesday 29 is Tomorrow

Jack and Joanne (of Fork & Bottle) are playing host and hostess for the first edition of Wine Blogging Wednesday in 2007. The theme? Biodynamic wines. That means that the wine you choose should be made biodynamically or wit...