Monthly Archives: April 2012

Paumanok Vineyards 2011 Sauvignon Blanc

The 2011 vintage could have been one of the wettest ones on record, especially on the back-end of it.  After a stellar 2010 growing season, mother nature brought us back to reality.  A cooler growing season matches this cool climate … Continue reading

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Something Old, Something New — a Peconic Bay Wine Dinner at Jewel

James Silver, Peconic Bay Winery‘s General Manager, hit the nail on the head when he said that this dinner was old meeting new.  Jim, was talking about older wine from Peconic Bay Winery meeting a new restaurant, Jewel that is … Continue reading

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Leo Family Cellars 2007 Red

John Leo has a cult following as a winemaker out on the North Fork.  That is my honest opinion. He is a consulting winemaker for Premium Wine Group in Mattituc; the winemaker at Clovis Point Vineyards and now he has … Continue reading

Posted in 2007, Leo Family Cellars, Long Island, Red Wine | 2 Comments

Clovis Point 2007 Vintner’s Select Merlot

Clovis Point is slowly gaining some attention.  Their reds have captured my attention since I first visited them on a beautiful summer day back in 2005.  They may be under the radar for some, which is a shame.  They should … Continue reading

Posted in 2007, Clovis Point, Long Island | 2 Comments

Suhru 2009 Shiraz

Syrah is not planted in every vineyard here on Long Island.  Shiraz is even harder to find here on Long Island. That second sentence is just in jest, Shiraz and Syrah are the same grape, it is just called different … Continue reading

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