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New Saperavi Vineyards Take Root

Saperavi is dramatically expanding its footprint in North America as more vintners add vines to their vineyards and long-term plans. Growers are taking advantage of the increase in Saperavi vines on the market as other nurseries join Amberg Grape Vines … Continue reading

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The Pirate & The Pearl

I didn’t know of any Petite Pearl being grown or made in Pennsylvania so when I had the opportunity to do a barrel tasting of a Petite Pearl wine that was grown and made just a short drive from my … Continue reading

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First Cut is the Deepest

When I arrived at the farm on Deer Field Road in Mount Pleasant, PA that Sand Hill Berries and Greendance – The Winery at Sand Hill both call home, the windchill was hovering near O° and a thin layer of … Continue reading

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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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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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Piece of Work

     If you are anything like me you love a good bargain. That is exactly what I found recently when I was browsing the “Chairman’s Selection” offerings in my local P.L.C.B. store. El Esteco Don David Reserve Malbec Calchaqui Valley … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Down the Highway

     Just off Exit 146 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike at the foot of the Allegheny mountains lays the little town of Bedford. Nothing along the quaint business district in the center of town would give you any clue that something … Continue reading

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