Monthly Archives: September 2010

Palmer Vineyards 2009 White Riesling

I must admit — there is a small place in my heart for Riesling.  That small space is growing.  My first love will always be Gewürztraminer.  Sauvignon Blanc is a close second.  Thanks to my visit in May to the Finger … Continue reading

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Roanoke Vineyards 2006 Gabby’s Cabernet Franc: A Study of Two Franc’s Part 1

I get excited about wine.  I get very excited about Cabernet Franc.  I got extremely excited last Christmas when I was able to get my hands on a bottle of Roanoke Vineyards 2006 Gabby’s Cabernet Franc — it was part … Continue reading

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TasteNY: Tasting Some Of New York’s Great Wine

Lenn Thompson, editor and publisher over at the New York Cork Report started this project TasteNY over a year ago.  His idea was this: “get the great beers, wines and spirits made in New York into the hands of bloggers … Continue reading

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Harvest 2010 Is Upon Us!

Last week a few vineyards got into the action of harvesting their fruit.  This has been the hottest growing season on record and there have been more growing days than ever before on Long Island. On Facebook I noticed that … Continue reading

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