Dusting Off The Tasting Notebook

June 19th was a long time ago.

That was the last time I penned a blog post.

Who’s to blame? What’s to blame? What were you doing? How Come?

Some important questions that may come from once thing and many things.  But for now, I will pin it as this — palate fatigue, palate malaise, palate block, palate disenchantment.

No matter what wine I tasted, except for a few, none of them had that spark.  They all kinda seemed to be similar with nothing distinctively different.  No matter what region the wine was from — Long Island or Willamette Valley or Mendocino or Loire..it just did not get me going.  I needed jumper cables for my dead battery.

However, some things changed with my palate and I plan on sharing those with you over the next few weeks.  I worked out those kinks, gave my palate almost a month off and over the last week or so, things started to come around.

Fear not, I am back and Long Island is in my sights.

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About Michael Gorton, Jr.

I am a Licensed Funeral Director who is having a love affair with Long Island Wine and the people that make Long Island wine so special. I am married to my wife Melissa and live in Rocky Point. Our first son Gabriel Noel was born on July 27, 2010. We have three cats and one dog.
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  1. Pingback: What Drove My Palate Back To Wine | Undertaking Wine

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