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Just Saying!!!

Here are a few of my views on recent trends. I am not a big fan of bottle caps on wine bottles. I have no problem with screw tops or wine in cans but when I see a wine bottle … Continue reading

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Sign of the Times

     In organic viticulture the use of chemicals is strictly controlled by law to the point where almost all the chemicals available to conventional growers are prohibited. Organic growers concentrate on growing healthy vines that are able to withstand pests, … Continue reading

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Harvest Report 2018

     The 2018 growing season in the Northeastern United States turned out to be one of the most challenging in recent years. I contacted several of the top winemakers/vintners to get their thoughts and opinions about the 2018 season. After … Continue reading

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Tips For Buying a Wine Cooler/Fridge

Wine coolers aren’t just for professionals anymore, even the causal wine lover can enjoy the benefits of owning a wine fridge/cooler. Beside the obvious function of keeping your wine chilled they also keep it fresh and aging at the optimal temperature. Another … Continue reading

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Greendance The Winery at Sand Hill

     It was a beautiful evening as we drove down the access road past row after row of manicured vines clinging to trellis on our way to Greendance Winery. We were driving through Sand Hill, a fruit and berry farm that … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

      Wishing everyone a “Very Merry Christmas” and may Peace and Joy fill your heart and home this Holiday Season.

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Time Traveler: Saperavi

     I wrote this article as a guest post for Anatoli Levine’s wine blog http://talk-a-vino.com under the title “Desperately  Seeking Saperavi”. I have updated it to keep my readers current with the evolving story of Saperavi. The vintners of the Northeastern United States … Continue reading

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