Category Archives: 2010

A Visit to Bedell Cellars

A while back I finally had the opportunity to meet up with Rich Olsen-Harbich, the new winemaker at Bedell Cellars.  I was interested to catch up with Rich, since this was the first time I had a chance to meet … Continue reading

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Pindar Vineyards 2010 Sauvignon Blanc

It is officially summer on Long Island and that means you will find Sauvignon Blanc or Rose in my glass.  You might see me squeeze in a Cabernet Franc here and or a Chardonnay there, but it all depends on … Continue reading

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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

Posted in 2010, Bedell, Rose | 4 Comments

Tasting the Future: Shinn Estate Vineyards Shinn-Dig

A few weeks ago — OK about a month ago, Shinn Estate Vineyards in Mattituck held their 7th Annual “Shinn-Dig”  This is an opportunity for the Shinn Estate Vineyards extended family — those that support them and buy their wine’s throughout the … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, 2010, Barrel Tasting, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvigon, Chardonnay, Event, Future Releases, Long Island, Merlot, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Shinn Estate Vieyard | 4 Comments

Looking Back at 2010 — A Wine-derful Year.

Now that the year is over and we have to write 2011 on our checks — something I can’t get used to — I thought I would take a few minuets and give you some of my highlights of 2010.  This … Continue reading

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Harvest at Martha Clara Vineyards

The alarm sounded at 4:45 am.  The house was quiet, the dog and the cats were still sleeping.  My son was swaddled snugly in his crib and my wife was sleeping too.  In her mind she must have thought that I … Continue reading

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