Posts Written OnApril 25, 2005

Long Island Wine…It’s Everywhere

Everywhere might be a slight exaggeration, but I always smile when I see a Long Island wine on a wine list outside of New York. As you can see above, Nena and I stumbled upon the Wolffer Estate Rose at Smokejacks in downtown Burlington, VT…right next to an offering from Bonny Doon. Of course, we didn’t order it…we’ve had it before (and it was the 2002). Wolffer’s 2004 Rose should be out any day now.

The “Where” of My Birthday Weekend

Burlington, Vermont. That’s where Nena took me for my birthday…and we had an absolutely great time. Thank you, honey! The weather sucked…but we stayed in a beautiful, historic bed and breakfast, the Willard Street Inn, had two great lunches at Smokejacks (yes, we enjoyed it so much Saturday we went back Sunday), enjoyed a beyond-amazing dinner at Trattoria Delia, and discovered a great wine bar, WineWorks. I’ve got pictures of most everything (except the dinner)…including the car we rented (a new Mustang convertible that only had 650 miles on it). Doesn’t Nena look good behind the wheel? Of course with…