Category Archives: TasteCamp

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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TasteCamp East 2010: Grand Tasting Day One Part Three

Note: This is the last of my reviews for the opening day of TasteCamp and the tastings of Keuka Lake wineries.  The following two vineyards were the last two that I tasted.  Remember there were about 10 vineyards pouring for … Continue reading

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Ravines Wine Cellars: More Than Just Riesling

One of our vineyard visits at TasteCamp was to this little, husband and wife run boutique winery called Ravines Wine Cellar in Hammondsport, NY overlooking Keuka Lake.   Morton and Lisa Hallgren  —   Husband and Wife; Winemaker and Chef; Scientest and Foodie.  That is … Continue reading

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TasteCamp East 2010 Day One: Grand Tasting Part Two: A Flight of Chardonnay’s

While at the Grand Tasting at Heron Hill Winery on day one of TasteCamp, one vineyard presented something that you can only taste and purchase at the vineyard.  That vineyard is Casa Larga, in Fairport, NY on Keuka Lake. It … Continue reading

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TasteCamp East 2010 Day One: Grand Tasting Part One: McGregor Vineyard

 The clock struck Noon on Friday and we walked in to Heron Hill Winery, located on beautiful Keuka Lake.  TasteCamp was here and under way. About 40 Bloggers, Writers and Enthusiasts headed for TasteCamp and this was the kick off…a grand … Continue reading

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Feeling the Finger Lakes

I am home, back on Long Island, recovering from a whirlwind adventure in the Finger Lakes wine region as part of TasteCamp East 2010. I have my full share of notes, and I need to go through them, some need … Continue reading

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Going Off To Camp

In one  week, my wife, Melissa, and I will be packing my bags and going to camp.  TasteCamp 2010.  What is TasteCamp you say. Here is a brief description from the TasteCamp Website: The concept for TasteCamp is a simple one: … Continue reading

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