Category Archives: Non Long Island

TateCamp 2012: Northern Virginia

Tomorrow I will be hitting the road to head to TasteCamp 2012.  This will be my second TasteCamp.  My first was to the Finger Lakes back in 2010.  After missing out on the Niagara TasteCamp of last year, I am … Continue reading

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Wine Blogging Wednesday #71 “Rhones Not From The Rhône.” — Sterling Vineyards Carneros 2008 Roussanne

When I started to take part in the Wine Blogging Wednesday as a blogger I always looked for a wine that fit the topic that was from my neck of the woods.  I was trying to push Long Island through … Continue reading

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Heading South to Virginia Tonight

I am traveling south tonight for a Taste Live Event.  My destination is the Monticello Wine Trail.  But I will be in the comfort of my own home.  You can follow the journey tonight at 8PM on twitter using the … Continue reading

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Finger Lake’s Taste Live: Gewürztraminer

This snuck up on me, since I tasted Finger Lakes Pinot Noir only a week ago.  But now, the it’s Finger Lakes Wine Country is at it again, promoting their wonderful wine. This time this happens to be my favorite white … Continue reading

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Chateau Ste. Michelle 2006 Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvgion Short Sip

I am leaving Long Island for the night.  This Cabernet Sauvignon was recommended by fellow wine blogger John Witherspoon over at  I was thinking to myself the other day at work, that I have not had any Cabernet Sauvignon … Continue reading

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Vineyard 48 Merlot 2004 Short Sip

This quick sip is Vineyard 48’s Merlot 2004.  I have always liked the red from Vineyard 48, so when I saw this on sale at my local wine shop, I figured let us try them again. Upon opening, there is … Continue reading

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Yellow + Blue 2007 Malbec

My second installment of Wine Shop Wander Wednesday was a bit of a departure.  I was able to find two wines that caught my attention.  One was from Long Island, the other, this one is from Argentina, San Martin, Mendoza … Continue reading

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Winery Visit at Williamsburg Winery, Williamsburg, VA

On the last day of our family reunion in Colonial Williamsburg, my parents, brothers, my wife and I decided to take a trip to visit Williamsburg Winery, located just off route 199 about 10 minuets from the center of Williamsburg. … Continue reading

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Winery visit at New Kent Winery, Williamsburg, VA.

So today’s blog brings me off Long Island and across the Mason-Dixon Line.  I find myself here in Colonial Williamsburg, VA.  I am here with my family for a reunion.  We arrived on Thursday, and decided, before the rest of … Continue reading

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