Posts Written OnApril 15, 2005

Wine Blogging Wednesday #9 Announced — Tickled Pink

Getting sick of the red-themed WBWs? I know some are…so next month we’re gonna keep things a bit ligther with May’s WBW host, the always entertaining Sam of Becks & Posh. After three straight editions with red wines as the theme, it’s spring…so rosé is our theme for Wednesday, May 11th. With so many new roses coming out on Long Island in the next few weeks (2004 vintage), chances are I’ll be ‘forced’ to drink more than one. This should be a fun edition of WBW…so start looking for your pink drinks! Any questions…ask Sam…she’s running the show this time!

Wine Trail Tasting Tips

(This column originally appeared in the 4/15/05 issue of Dan’s Papers) Spring is here and now that we’ve all at least started our spring yard work, it’s time to put aside our chores and relieve some of that cabin fever we’ve all been feeling. I’m sure it will come as no surprise that I think there’s no better way to enjoy a spring afternoon than a trip to the wineries. Whether you’re new to visiting winery tasting rooms or a seasoned vet, here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your trip. Choose a Designated…