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New York Wine Report 1: Silver Stream & Premium

On Sunday September 27, I attended the Hunter Mountain Microbrew and Wine Fest for the first time in a few years. As ever, the Microbrews were the stronger draw –...
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Asbury Park: The Playa Provides

Last summer it was Sunday morning at the Beach Bar. This year it was Saturday night at Watermark that made me wish I owned a weekend place in Asbury Park....
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Long Island White Wines: Sauvignon Blanc, Blends excel

I recently attended a tasting of Long Island Wines in New York City, a welcome opportunity to catch up on developments in what used to be my local part of...
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Reasons to Visit Vermont

In addition to the ten reasons for heading to Burlington to run the Vermont City Marathon, there are ample justifications for simply visiting the place, some of which follow: 1)...
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Wine Round-Up: Unusual Grape Varieties

Too late on Thursday (May 7), I noticed a reminder in my Inbox to celebrate the Wine Century Club’s 4th Birthday by opening up a bottle of something unusual. The...
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Tweets from NYC. Or… New York without a cell phone.

What are you doing, in 140 characters or less? Thursday, April 9, 6:50pm. I’m stuck the Jersey side of the Holland Tunnel, in a holiday period drive-from-hell where every bridge...
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Featured Wine: Tyrrell’s Vat 1, Hunter Semillon “Aged Release” 1994, Hunter Valley, Australia

This is – or, I should say, the bottle now being empty in front of me, was – by any measures, a unique wine. Semillon, to the extent that the...
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Featured Wines: VOS Selections White Wine Tasting

A few weeks ago, I attended the VOS Selections Annual Portfolio Tasting featuring a few dozen vintners and several dozen wines, in New York City. As ever at these events,...
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