Monthly Archives: April 2011

Pindar Vineyards 2008 Syrah

For a while now, I have tried to get into this little grape known as Syrah.  There is not too much Syrah here on Long Island, only about a handful of producers locally that bottle it. Most times when looking … Continue reading

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Shinn Estate Vineyards 2009 “Haven”

Sauvignon Blanc is slowly becoming the white wine of Long Island.  There are some vineyards across the Island that are doing interesting things with Sauvignon Blanc.  Some are making White Bordeaux blend.  Some are blending it with Chardonnay, some are … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Charity Event sponsored by New York Cork Report, Peconic Bay Winery and Lacrosse for Autism

On Saturday, April 30th from 1-4 pm, my friend and brethren in wine Lenn Thompson, is organizing a charity wine tasting event that will benefit The Cody Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at Stony Brook University.  He has partnered … Continue reading

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Waters Crest Winery 2009 Campania Bianco

If you are looking for a fun summer white wine to go with your picnic lunch, this is a wine that I would suggest you look for.  If you are looking for a white wine that will go with fresh … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Blended Wine, Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Waters Crest Winery, White Wine | 4 Comments

Bedell Cellars 2010 Taste Rosé

When Rich Olsen-Harbich arrived at Bedell Cellars, he wanted to make an impact and impression as soon as he could.  He wanted to put his fingerprint on Bedell Cellars wines. After discussions with founding winemaker Kip Bedell and the rest … Continue reading

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