On Friday night at 7:30 p.m., Topping Rose House will host a wine dinner in the barn featuring Maria Sinskey, culinary director of Napa’s 100 percent certified organic winery, Robert Sinskey Vineyards.
So what will it be, a glass of merlot or some compost tea? As Brian Halweil learned in his 2005 piece, “Grapes Without Pesticides,” the grapes, at least, seem to prefer the latter.
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Last fall, we got a taste of the TasteNY programs, when East End tourist organization held TasteNorthFork supported by a grant from the governor’s office.
It was only a matter of time, with the way things change, that boxed wine would come to Long Island. Much like the push-pull in the evolution to screw caps, boxed wine has its detractors, but Lieb Cellars general manager Ami Opisso could only see an upside.
Lieb Cellars of Mattituck is a wine sponsor for two Super Bowl pre-game events: The Big Game Give and The 50 Yard Lounge.
The wine shop in Wainscott is taking on a new life with a change in ownership and management. Wainscott Main Wine & Spirits will…
New York isn’t just cool – it’s cool climate, making it a great spot for stupendous sparkling wine. Here are a few favorites.
As we reported earlier, Vintage 2013 is one for the record books. And in the interest of further documenting Long Island Wine Country, we’re attaching the vintage report released by Merliance.
Wesson is best known for having started Best Cellars, a retail shop that organized wine by style rather than by region. He now hosts wine dinners and is really funny and entertaining; he kept everyone involved until the Martha Clara Clusters was poured with the chocolate cake.
We’ve only started to write about the 2013 vintage here on Long Island. As I wrote in our Winter 2014 issue, an exceptionally dry fall boosted yields and gave winegrowers a lot of options about when to pick and what to do with the exceptionally ripe grapes.
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