Category Archives: Thoughts

Memories That Will Last Forever From A Bottle of Wine — Remembering Grandpa One Year Later

One year ago today, on Sunday, May 1, 2011, my grandpa, “Charlie” Lorey left us.  After a 10 month battle with congestive heart failure and a wonderful Easter Sunday dinner, my grandpa’s heart could not bear the struggle no more. … Continue reading

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It’s Drink Regional Wine Week!

Just in case you did not know, On Sunday October 9th kicked off the 4th annual Drink Regional Wine.  It runs through OCtober 15th. What’s”Drink Regional Wine Week” you ask?  Well this sums it up best.  It was started 4 … Continue reading

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Two Years & 206 Posts Later…

On July 27th 2009, I embarked on a journey with this blog trying to talk about the wine region I love so much. My first post was a review of Shinn Estate Vineyards  2006 Wild Boar Doe.  And from there … Continue reading

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Getting ready for… “Summer in a Glass — The Coming of Age of Winemaking in the Finger Lakes”

I really don’t sell anything on this blog.  Just not my style.  I will talk you into buying local wine and maybe some vineyard events.  However, it ends there.  Except for today.  I am not a sales person, but today, … Continue reading

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Long Island; Love it or Leave It?

First off, I am not moving.  Got it. But the question that keeps entering this brain of mine is this; Is it wrong of me to only taste and drink Long Island wine? From that question spawns other more interesting … Continue reading

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