Category Archives: Rose

Martha Clara Vineyards 2010 “Five-O” Rosé

I am the only one in this house who drinks rose.  My wife is just not a fan and has said time and time again, “what’s the point”.  We argue over it, and it leads me to drink the bottle … Continue reading

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Raphael Vineyards 2010 Rosé of Merlot

When one looks at a Rosé  bottle one might think that a Rosé  is a wine for your grandma, that person who is looking for an off dry wine or one who thinks adding ice to wine is ok. This Rosé … Continue reading

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Paumanok Vineyards 2010 Dry Rosé

I got real behind on the blog recently and now I am trying to play catch-up.  You might see some posts of wines that have sold out and for that I apologize. This Rosé from Paumanok Vineyards sold out rather quickly. … Continue reading

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Duck Walk Vineyards 2010 Rosé

  Last year was the first year that Duck Walk Vineyards produced a dry Rosé.  It sold out quickly and I never had a chance to taste it. This, Duck Walk Vineyards 2010 Rosé ($15) is Edward Lovaas’s, the assistant winemaker’s, … 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

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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

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Waters Crest Winery 2009 Rosé

“Baby it’s cold outside…” and I’ll have a rosé please. No matter the time of year, I will always look to pour some rosé in my glass.  Most use rosé to ween themselves off the wintry red kick we all get into to … Continue reading

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A Long Overdue Visit to Peconic Bay Winery

It has happened to us all before.  We go out to eat at a restaurant and the experience was not up to par.  You come home underwhelmed and say to yourself, “not going back there”.  Could have it have been … Continue reading

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Wolffer Estate Vineyards 2009 Rose

Where did the summer go?  I can’t believe it is Labor Day next weekend.  But before it is too late, here is a summer favorite of mine that I like to drink into the fall and yes — into the winter. Wolffer … Continue reading

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Shinn Estate Vineyards 2009 Rosé

 This is not your father’s rosé.  This is not your everyday sipping rosé.  This is a rosé that cries out for food, how every good wine — rosé or not — should be had.  Shinn Estate Vineyards 2009 Rosé ($15) … Continue reading

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Roanoke Vineyards 2009 De Rosa Rosé

This is the sixth edition of Roanoke Vineyards De Rosa Rosé.  And according the vineyard, this is the best to date.  While I did find this more enjoyable than the 2008, I honestly can’t say if that statement is true.  … Continue reading

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A visit to Roanoke Vineyards

Have you ever gone past a place along your normal trip to wherever you may be going, and pass the same landmark time and time again, take a look over at it and continue on down the road? Have you … Continue reading

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Raphael 2008 Rosé of Merlot

This is my first installment of Wine Shop Wandering Wednesday.  Every Wednesday, I will visit a local wine shop and browse around.  Living in Rocky Point, I am close to two very nice, well stocked shops.  While browsing, I will … Continue reading

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