Monthly Archives: January 2010

Making My Own Bordeaux Blend

On Saturday, my Mom, Dad and I took a trip out to wine country. My parents live in Glendale, Queens and with all of our busy schedules we don’t get to hang out too much and spend the day together. … Continue reading

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Roanoke Vineyards 203 Blend One Short Sip

On Monday here on Long Island, it was rainy and windy; A perfect day off.  My day off consisted of doing laundry. Around 11:30 I noticed a Tweet from Roanoke Vineyards about them having a bottle of their 2003 Blend … Continue reading

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Scarola Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc

This is not my first post about Scarola Vineyards, I visited Frank Scarola a while back and I bought a case from him.  It was a mixed case, of some of his best stuff.  This was one of them that … Continue reading

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Pindar Vineyards Cuvee Rare Wine Blogging Wednesday # 65 “Snow Day!”

With the Holiday Season come and gone, (Christmas ws 25 days ago!) it seems that I tend to drink more bubbly this time of year.  Weather it be in Mimosa or in a Kir Royal or just alone to toast … Continue reading

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Macari Vineyards Sette Short Sip

Macari Vineyards, located on both Sound Avenue and Route 25.  The Sound Avenue location is in Mattituck and the Route 25 is located in Cutchogue.  Macari was established as a vineyard back in 1995, by the Macari family.  The location in Mattituck has been in the Macari family for … Continue reading

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A One Night Stand With Finger Lakes Cabernet Franc

The other day, I was invited to join Lenn Thompson from the New York Cork Report, Henry Powderly II, from a work in Progress and Garry Madden, Genaral Manager of Lieb Family Cellars for a Twitter Taste Live event that focused on wines … Continue reading

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“I don’t believe what I just saw”

Thank you so much, the late great Jack Buck for that line.  I had to use it tonight night when my NY Jets bet the San Diego Chargers.  I had all the faith in the world that the Jets would … Continue reading

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Twitter Taste Live Event

Twitter Taste Live.  What the heck is that?  Well if you know anything about twitter and you know anything about wine, then you should know about Twitter Taste Live. Here is a little information about Taste Live: TasteLive! is the … Continue reading

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Osprey’s Dominion 2008 Riesling Short Sip

This bottle I picked up at my local wine shop when I was in the mood for some Riesling.  It retailed for $11.95.  Osprey’s Dominion is located in Peconic on Main Road or as I like to call it Route 25.  … Continue reading

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A visit to Roanoke Vineyards

Have you ever gone past a place along your normal trip to wherever you may be going, and pass the same landmark time and time again, take a look over at it and continue on down the road? Have you … Continue reading

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