In this week’s episode of Northern Wine Odyssey, host Paul Brady spoke with Miguel de Leon, Beverage Director and General Manager

Announcing #openlocalwine on April 10, 2021

When #openlocalwine co-founder Gina Shay and I launched the event last spring, local wineries were experiencing very tough times. Tasting

Beneduce Vineyards 2019 Gewurzt Pet Nat

Beneduce Vineyards in Pittstown, NJ makes what I consider the Garden State’s best still gewurztraminer, so it isn’t a shock

LOOSE TASTING NOTES FROM Michigan, NEW YORK, AND Virginia — January 18, 2021

These near-weekly posts contain short reviews that come almost verbatim from my notebook with only limited editing for wines that

Fjord Vineyards 2019 Estate Cabernet Franc

Cabernet franc is successfully grown and made into good-to-great wine across New York and when not overworked in the cellar,

Northern Wine Odyssey: Sagan Schultz on Dry January and Wellness in the Wine Industry

In this week’s episode of Northern Wine Odyssey, host Paul Brady spoke with his friend and former colleague from the trenches

Sheldrake Point Winery 2017 Chardonnay

The toasted oak on the nose gave me pause here – it somewhat overwhelms the citrus and tropical fruit character

American Wine Project 2018 “Rivals” Lacrosse

Lacrosse, a modern hybrid cultivar developed by Elmer Swenson in the 1970s, is a cross of Seyval Blanc with a

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In this episode of his Northern Wine Odyssey podcast, host Paul Brady talks to his friend Amber Rill, who is

Stony Lonesome Wine 2018 Gewurztraminer

There’s a light grassy edge to the pear-, melon- and grapefruit-driven nose of this good-value ($15) Gewurztraminer. A little bit

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