These days, for those who want a cram course with all the information in one place, and also want to have a good time, there’s Wine Camp. And if you’ve already graduated Wine Camp, your “master’s degree” is next.
To celebrate the release of the 2011 Landius Pinot Noir, Wölffer did a vertical tasting of six pinot noirs starting with the 1993, Roth’s second vintage on the island. • Photographs by Conor Harrigan
For Edible East End’s High Summer Issue, I took a trip to Station in East Quogue; the restaurant promises “Exceptional Food & Drink. No Ceremony.” No ceremony indeed, but jolifications abound. Not your grandmother’s cocktail, jolifications are smile-inducing thirst quenchers imagined by Station mixologist Chris Barry.
Hi, I’m Gianna (Hi Gianna) and I serve alcoholic beverages. I am a writer, first and foremost, but I’ve been doing the bartender thing for the better part of a decade now, so my very first series will chronicle my adventures doing, well, the bartender thing.
Pre-mixed and ready to drink.
We got over excited last week and announced that the new tasting room in Peconic for Greenport Harbor Brewing Company was on schedule and would open on July 1. Well, those guys have taken on a big job and a two week delay is not much to of all the fans waiting to get in a see the new brewery and take home lot of beer. Mark your calendars and see you there July 11, 12 or 13.
The Long Island wine region is profoundly saddened by the passing of two of our very dear colleagues over the past week. Just days after hearing that Ann Marie Borghese quietly lost her courageous battle with cancer, we learned of the sudden loss of her husband, Marco Borghese, in a tragic car accident.
Richard Olsen-Harbich, winemaker at Bedell Cellars, wrote his first column for Edible for our Low Summer issue this year. Rich has been working in wine…
Did you hear? Edible is throwing a cocktail contest. The challenge is simple. Bartenders from Montauk to Manhattan, create two cocktails for us—one traditional, the other innovative and Edible—with a base of Hendrick’s gin, and you could win an Edible profile, prizes and prestige. And as if that weren’t exciting enough, this week we’re throwing back to a feature on one of our region’s signature cocktails to keep up with the theme: the Long Island iced tea.
“If anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving,” says Miles Raymond in the 2004 film Sideways. It’s a line meant to provoke laughter, but all it should prompt among people familiar with the award-winning merlot of the East End is a rather significant serving of pity. The poor guy, as we intimately know, is missing out. And members of the Long Island Merlot Alliance know it, too.
You know you make good drinks. You know gin makes the best drinks, and you probably like Hendrick’s Gin, a gin made oddly in…
The Long Island Merlot Alliance has hired a new executive director, created a wine trail and started an annual tasting/mingle night for members of…