Category Archives: Wine Blogging Wednesday

Wine Blogging Wednesday #74: Palmer Vineyards NV Special Reserve Brut

For those of you not in the know, Wine Blogging Wednesday was started a while back by Lenn Thompson at the New York Cork Report.  It is hosted by a blogger who picks a theme that other bloggers around the … 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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Wine Blogging Wednesday #70 Spain!: Vionta 2009 Albariño

It’s been a while since Wine Blogging Wednesday (WBW) appeared here on Undertaking Wine.  It went on hiatus, but after much chatter and finally announcing , in so many words, “back – by popular demand”, Wine Blogging Wednesday has made … Continue reading

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Wine Blogging Wednesday #69: “Animal Cruelty” the Monastrell Grape

Please note, no animal was injured in this post 🙂 Wine Blogging Wednesday brings us a topic by Richard Auffrey of The Passionate Foodie.  The topic this month is what he calls “Animal Cruelty”.  The grape that coincides with animal … Continue reading

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Wine Blogging Wednesday #68: Got Gamay? Pindar Vineyards 2008 Gamay Noir

To answer the question right off the top, yes.  Long Island has Gamay.  Pindar Vineyards in Peconic, NY has a Gamay Noir.  In fact they are the only producers on Long Island, that I could find. The theme and object … Continue reading

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Wine Blogging Wednesday #66: Your Tenderest Twosome

This month is a twofer…Wine Blogging Wednesday(WBW) teams up with Sugar High Friday(SHF).  SHF is very close to WBW it just deals with deserts and sweets; I think I will have my wife get involved in that more often.  SHF … Continue reading

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Pindar Vineyards Cuvee Rare Wine Blogging Wednesday # 65 “Snow Day!”

With the Holiday Season come and gone, (Christmas ws 25 days ago!) it seems that I tend to drink more bubbly this time of year.  Weather it be in Mimosa or in a Kir Royal or just alone to toast … Continue reading

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Wine Blogging Wednesday #64 “Viognier & Chrsitmas Cards””

When this Wine Blogging Wednesday was announced by Jeff “El Jefe” Stai from Twisted Oaks Winery, I was excited.  Here is what our mission was: This month’s theme naturally involves the holidays, but as you might expect there is a little … Continue reading

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Find your Muse – Wine Blogging Wednesday #63

This is only my 3rd Wine Blogging Wednesday and to say that I found this edition a breeze; that would be a lie.  To say that this edition was a challenging; well that would also be a lie. The wine … Continue reading

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Wine Blogging Wednesday #62: Pindar 2007 Johannisberg Riesling

This Wine Blogging Wednesday, #62 is titled “A Grape by Any Other Name”.  It is hosted by Dale Cruse over at   We are assigned to find a wine with a lesser known varietal on the label.  I found this … 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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