Posts Written OnApril 05, 2006

BasicJuice Bounding Through Austrian Wine Country

As focused as I am on New York wines here on LENNDEVOURS, my buddy Beau over at BasicJuice is focused on not being focused. To call the man’s wine tastes eclectic would be akin to saying I kinda like my local juice. One thing he and I have in common, however (along with the desire to bring wine to more people and de-snobberize the stuff) is that we like to bring our readers cool stuff. Here I was, thinking that my 50 in 50 project was pretty cool…and then Beau had to go and plan a trip to Austria to…

Reminder: Wine Blogging Wednesday #20 is Next Week

Just a friendly reminder that Wine Blogging Wednesday #20 is a week from today on April 12. Hosted by Wine for Newbies, this edition of everyone’s favorite wine blogging event will force us away from the usual white wines — you know, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and riesling. I’ll be drinking some NY wines (stop the presses) probably gewurtztraminer but I haven’t quite decided just yet. Join in the fun.

Wolffer Estate’s Roman Roth on

Long Island wine has finally made its way onto the wine podcasting scene with Tim Elliott’s Winecast 56, which features an interview with Roman Roth, winemaker and general manager at Wolffer Estate in the Hamptons. Roman is one of my favorite people in the local wine industry, with an interesting, diverse background and a firm dedication Long Island’s unique terroir. Tim tasted three chardonnays and three merlots from Wolffer as well. Listen for yourself.