Category Archives: Notes

Waters Crest 2006 Merlot

This was going to be my post for Wine Blogging Wednesday.  But I was so addicted to the aroma, taste and process of Waters Crest Night Watch, that I just had to post that wine first.  This Merlot was so god that … Continue reading

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Wine Blogging Wednesday #61 “At the Source”: Waters Crest Winery Late Harvest 2007 Night Watch

When we were presented with this Wine Blogging Wednesday idea, “At the Source”, by the founder, Lenn Thompson from The New York Cork Report, we were to go and pick a vineyard or winery, drink a wine the with the winemaker … Continue reading

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Shinn Estate Vineyards NV Brut Quick Sip

This bubbly from Shinn Estate Vineyards was served at our wedding.  We were very happy when we booked with Barbara and David because they were going to release their own Method de Champagne.  This, believe it or not was very … Continue reading

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Paumanok Vineyards Festival Red 2007

This week’s edition of Wine shop Wander Wednesday brings us to a new 2007 red wine release, Paumanok Vineyards 2007 Festival Red.  The vintages that were of the red grape from 2007 will be memorable and will be a bench … 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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Shinn Estate Vineyard 2008 Coalescence

The other night I wanted to test my taste buds to see where they were at.  I have had a throat infection for the past week and have been on antiobodics.  However, during lunch, my wonton soup tasted like wonton … Continue reading

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Herman J. Wiemer 2006 Dry Riesling

I am no longer a New York State Riesling Virgin.  The other night it was the Mrs., Thai food and this, Herman J. Wiemer Vineyard 2006 Dry Riesling from the Finger Lake Region.  Let me tell you, this wine was grand! … 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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Why you ask?

Undertaking according to the American Heritage Dictionary: Noun 1. A task or assignment undertaken; a venture 2. A guaranty, engagement or promise. 3. The Profession or duties of a funeral director Wine according to Noun the fermented juice of … Continue reading

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