Category Archives: Wine Store

Pugliese Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc Short Sip

Pugliese Vineyards in Cutchogue, is one of Long Island’s oldest vineyards.  It is family owned and operated.  It was established in 1980.  Known by many for making some wonderful Sparkling Wine and their hand painted bottles.  I have to admit I have … Continue reading

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Bedell Cellars 2008 First Crush Red

  The other day while walking around a wine shop near my office, I noticed this bottle and I had to look twice.  Did it really say 2008?  Was that a typo? How could a 2008 Red wine be out … Continue reading

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Macari Vineyards Sette Short Sip

Macari Vineyards, located on both Sound Avenue and Route 25.  The Sound Avenue location is in Mattituck and the Route 25 is located in Cutchogue.  Macari was established as a vineyard back in 1995, by the Macari family.  The location in Mattituck has been in the Macari family for … Continue reading

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Osprey’s Dominion 2008 Riesling Short Sip

This bottle I picked up at my local wine shop when I was in the mood for some Riesling.  It retailed for $11.95.  Osprey’s Dominion is located in Peconic on Main Road or as I like to call it Route 25.  … Continue reading

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Schneider Vineyards “Le Breton” 2007 Cabernet Franc

Last week I reviewed Schneider Vineyards 2005 Cabernet Franc Petit Verdot.  It was for Wine Blogging Wednesday and I kept it as close to the project as possible.  I did not go into a little of the background of Schneider … 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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Pellegrini Vineyards 2004 Cabernet Franc Short Sip

I found this bottle at a wine shop on my way home from work one day and was eager to try it considering I had recently tried a few other Cabernet Franc’s from other vineyards from the 2004 vintage. Pellegrini … 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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