Monthly Archives: February 2011

Waters Crest Winery 2009 Riesling

You are not going to see Riesling growing anywhere near Waters Crest Winery.  Jim Waters, owner and wine maker at Waters Crest Winery sources all of his grapes from various vineyards on Long Island to make his wines in his winery … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Long Island, New York State, Riesling | 1 Comment

Pindar Vineyards 2007 Merlot

When most think of Long Island red wine most think of Merlot.  When you ask folks who know about some of the best Long Island vintages they will point to 2007 as being one of the best yet – from … Continue reading

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The New Wine Maker on the Block: Meet Pindar Vineyards Assistant Winemaker Edward Lovaas

This past summer was a whirlwind of activity with wine makers moving from one vineyard to another.  Three local wine makers moved in all, with Kelly Urbanik going from Bedell Cellars to Macari Vineyards, Rich Olsen-Harbich leaving Raphael and going to Bedell … Continue reading

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Wine Blogging Wednesday #70 Spain!: Vionta 2009 Albariño

It’s been a while since Wine Blogging Wednesday (WBW) appeared here on Undertaking Wine.  It went on hiatus, but after much chatter and finally announcing , in so many words, “back – by popular demand”, Wine Blogging Wednesday has made … Continue reading

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Pindar Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

It is rare that you see me with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon.  I find it difficult to get into.  It’s not that I have not had well made Cabernet Sauvignon, it is probably just not my style. After Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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Influence Wines 2009 Riesling

Influence Wines is the project of Premium Wine Group production wine maker Erik Bilka.  Now I have never met Erik, but this bottle arrived in my hands thanks in large part to Robin Epperson-McCarthy, assistant winemaker at Marth Clara Vineyards. … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Long Island, Riesling | 1 Comment

Peconic Bay Winery 2007 Cabernet Franc

A while back I wrote a post about my visit to Peconic Bay Winery.  I had told you then that I wanted to do a post about one of my favorite wines that I tasted that day, Peconic Bay’s 2007 … Continue reading

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