Posts Written OnMarch 24, 2008

American Wine Blog Awards 2008: Vote for Your Favorites

While I was enjoying my trip to Pittsburgh last week, the finalists for the 2008 American Wine Blog Awards were named over at Fermentation. Some of my favorite blogs are among the potential winners, so congratulations to them. If you’re to scurry over to Tom’s blog to vote for LENNDEVOURS in the "single-subject blog" category, I’m sorry to say that I didn’t make the group of finalists in that category this year. It’s hard to know why, but it is what it is. It’s easy to argue with how any set of awards is run — no one is perfect,…

Job Posting: Retail Operations Manager at Peconic Bay Winery

The following job opening at Peconic Bay Winery was emailed to me this morning: Retail Operations ManagerEstablished in 1979, this winery was among the first handful of founding wine properties  in what is now a vibrant 3500 acre wine-growing region on Long Island’s bucolic North Fork – just 90 miles from mid-town Manhattan. The winery and tasting room grounds center on a turn-of-the-century family homestead in the heart of Cutchogue, NY. There are open lawns, and beautiful vistas across the surrounding vineyards. Located directly on “The Long Island Wine Trail (Route 25)”, the winery receives excellent seasonal traffic flows driving…

Wine Blogging Wednesday #44 Announced: French Cabernet Franc with Gary Vaynerchuk

Just in case you live under a rock and missed it, Gary Vaynerchuk, the man behind Wine Library TV will be hosting the next edition of Wine Blogging Wednesday. His theme, not surprisingly, is French Cabernet Franc. Gary loves these wines and so do I, so it’s a theme I’m looking forward to. Of course, those who love over-extracted fruit bombs instead of nuanced, earthy-veggie-herbal reds, may not enjoy it as much. But hopefully they’ll try something outside of their comfort zone. Join Gary Vaynerchuk on April 2 for WBW #44.