Posts Written OnApril 14, 2005

WBW #8 Round-Up

Well folks, another vintage of Wine Blogging Wednesday has come and gone…and wasn’t it fun? All told,  26 wines were reviewed…with generally positive results. I don’t think I’m alone in my plan to look to Sicilian wine more often…especially with Italian food! I’d like to thank Ron and Katia of the appropriately named blog Love Sicily for hosting the virtual event. To see the full round-up, visit their blog. For May’s edition…keep an eye on your favorite San Francisco-based blogs. I’m not going to tell you who’s hosting just yet…but I’m glad to have her on board.

10 Great Long Island Wines You’ve Never Heard of

(This story appeared originally in the 4/14 issue of the Long Island Press) Jim and Linda Waters of Waters Crest Winery, pictured in their barrel room, own one of Long Island’s newest family-run wineries. Photo by John Griffin, Long Island Press It’s no secret that Long Island produces its share of wine. You can find local labels easily in stores, and wine tasting on the East End has become a popular activity. Some of the wines are good, and others aren’t, but if you look hard, there’s a select group that is truly world-class. The LI wine region, born in…