Category Archives: Wine news

Highlight of FLX Visit

     On every trip there is one experience that stamps its indelible mark on your memory. On this trip it was meeting Marti Macinski and the time we spent at her Standing Stone Vineyards & Winery. Upon our arrival she greeted us with … Continue reading

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Around and Around We Go

     Our drive to Finger Lakes Wine Country took us from the rolling hills of Southwestern Pennsylvania through the center of the state pass Penn State University then into the Northern Tier, home to some of the most rugged and … Continue reading

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New York State of Mind

     The Finger Lakes Wine Region of New York (FLX) is only a 5 hour drive from my home in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Having a World-Class wine-producing region so close provides my wife and me the luxury of making a trip … Continue reading

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Greg Norman 2012 Malbec Mendoza Argentina

     You may remember me mentioning this wine in a post last month. My wife and I dined at Greg Norman’s Australian Grille in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and I had this wine with my dinner. I enjoyed this wine because … Continue reading

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Hollywood Stars Blind Wine Tasting

     I recently heard an interview with Billy Gardell, the star of the hit TV comedy Mike & Molly and Pittsburgh native, telling about a blind wine tasting party that he attended. Every year Louis Mustillo, who plays Vince on … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Classic in Aspen UPDATE!

     The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen will be celebrated June 19-21, 2015 in Aspen, Colorado.  Tickets are on sale now at http://www.foodandwine.com/classic or by phone at 877-900-wine.  You can find answers to many of your questions by accessing the … Continue reading

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Greg Norman’s Australian Grille

      My wife and I spent the last week of May in Myrtle Beach and Charleston, South Carolina. We were fortunate to have beautiful weather during our stay. On one of those beautiful days we drove up Hwy 17 to Barefoot Landing … Continue reading

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Life’s a Bed of Roses

With the official start of Summer just a few days away thoughts of picnics under brilliant blue skies and sunsets enjoyed with friends while sipping Rosé start to fill the minds of winter-weary romantics everywhere. Pennsylvania wine makers have produced a … Continue reading

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China Star Rising

I read an article recently about how China has now surpassed France for the amount of land dedicated to wine-making vineyards. China now boasts 1.9 million acres of vineyards, passing France for second place and behind the number one grower, … Continue reading

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2nd Annual “State of the Vineyard” Address

       Welcome to the 2nd Annual ” State of the Vineyard” address. the purpose of this post is to give everyone a first look at the 2015 growing season as seen through the eyes of the people who know it … Continue reading

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