The New York Wine Mind — More Questions Than Answers

Before discussing the challenges that face many of the wineries in attendance at the recent “America’s Grape Country Wine Festival,” a few more words about the event itself and some small things organizers can do to take their performance up a notch. What I’m about to suggest is not rocket science; these are part and […]

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In A New York State of Mind

Despite spending the past 25 years in California and Connecticut, I’m a New Yorker through and through. And, as such, I tend to root for the home town team, wherever it might be found. In recent years I’ve tried my best to defend wines from New York’s major regions – Finger Lakes, Long Island, Hudson […]

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There And Back Again, part three

The travel, illness, work, and holiday folderol of the past two months all added up to not being able to pay attention to life here in The Grape Belt. Let’s finish our little trip back east and then get on with the new year, with all sorts of new things to look at in the world of wine. For any sensible, […]

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