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Vineyard 48 2009 Sauvignon Blanc

Date: Wed, Aug 11, 2010 Wine Tasting

Though not typically a fan of comparing local wines to those of other, more-established or better-known regions, sometimes I can't help myself. Sometimes the parallels are too obvious. Vineyard 48 2009 Sauvignon Blanc ($22), my favorite of the winery's current...

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It's Back: TasteNY Returns with Wines From Shinn Estate Vineyards

Date: Tue, Aug 10, 2010 Wine Tasting

TasteNY is back... but it's a little bit different this time around. When we launched the project over a year ago, it was simply about getting the great beers, wines and spirits made in New York into the hands of...

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What We Drank (August 10, 2010)

Date: Tue, Aug 10, 2010 Wine Tasting

This is what the NYCR editors and contributors are drinking... Evan Dawson: Domaine des Baumard 2007 Savennieres Trie Speciale Screwcap! This wine had the dual interest of being a nicely regarded Savennieres along with being closed by a screwcap. I'm...

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Heron Hill Winery 2008 Pinot Blanc

Date: Tue, Aug 10, 2010 Wine Tasting

I have to admit that most of my experience with pinot blanc is with New York renditions -- especially from Long Island where a few wineries produce it. I've had a handful from other regions too -- Alsace of course...

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Former NYCR Beer Editor Donavan Hall Co-Founds Rocky Point Artisan Brewers

Date: Tue, Aug 10, 2010 Wine Tasting

Long-time readers will recognize the name Donavan Hall. He used to cover the beer world for us back in the day. Well, he and a couple friends -- who I've met at various Long Island Malt & Beer Enthusiast (LIMBE)...

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Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty Dinner, 2010

Date: Mon, Aug 9, 2010 Wine Tasting

By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Editor Photo by Morgan Dawson Photography Thursday brought a positively elysian setting for the annual Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty dinner. Chefs from a number of local establishments used local ingredients to create an inspiring menu,...

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Vineyard Visuals: Malbec Verasion at Peconic Bay Winery

Date: Mon, Aug 9, 2010 Wine Tasting

Photo courtesy of Peconic Bay Winery

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Southern Tier Iniquity Imperial Black Ale

Date: Fri, Aug 6, 2010 Wine Tasting

By deeming this imperial black ale, the "antithesis of Unearthly" the label on this Southern Tier Brewing Company offering promises another 22 ounces of pure hedonism. It pours jet black into a goblet with a puffy three-finger head, for a...

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Vineyard Visuals: Pinot Noir Veraison at Macari Vineyards

Date: Fri, Aug 6, 2010 Wine Tasting

Photo courtesy of Macari Vineyards

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Lieb Family Cellars 2008 Pinot Blanc

Date: Thu, Aug 5, 2010 Wine Tasting

Sometimes, size does matter. Over the weekend, I tasted two samples of the same wine -- Lieb Family Cellars 2008 Pinot Blanc ($20). One sample was from a standard 750ml bottle. The other was from a 375ml bottle. Many wine...

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Vineyard Visuals: Syrah Veraison at Bedell Cellars

Date: Thu, Aug 5, 2010 Wine Tasting

Photo courtesy of Bedell Cellars Pinot noir isn't the only grape going through veraison in New York. Syrah and malbec both are in the vineyards at Bedell Cellars. Focusing specifically on the syrah, Bedell's vineyard manager Dave Thompson says "The...

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How Dry is Too Dry for Your Riesling?

Date: Wed, Aug 4, 2010 Wine Tasting

By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Editor On a recent visit to Rooster Hill Vineyards, owner Amy Hoffman said something that got my attention. The new Rooster Hill Dry Riesling has .8% residual sugar, or 8 grams of RS. Their dry...

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David Flaherty Joins New York Cork Report as New York City Correspondent

Date: Wed, Aug 4, 2010 Wine Tasting

By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor Over the years, we've had several people cover New York City for us, but I think (hope) we've finally found a long-term solution -- David Flaherty, who you may already know as the man behind...

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Red Tail Ridge Winery 2008 Dry Riesling

Date: Wed, Aug 4, 2010 Wine Tasting

By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor Red Tail Ridge Winery, perched atop a hill overlooking Seneca Lake, has garnered a lot of attention for its sustainable practices since opening the tasting room in 2007, and deservedly so. (Read our coverage of...

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