Category: Reviews

Bedell Cellars 2019 Corey Creek Vineyard Riesling

There is a lot of good-to-great riesling being grown and made in the Finger Lakes region of New York. It’s

LIEB CELLARS 2017 ESTATE SPARKLING Rose

There is a slightly earthy/mushroom accent to red raspberry and cherry aromas here that brings a little complexity and lets

Lieb Cellars 2017 Estate Sparkling Pinot Blanc

The newest vintage – 2017– of this long-time favorite (my wife and I toasted one another at our wedding with

LOOSE TASTING NOTES FROM NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, AND Pennsylvania — November 11, 2020

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

Trestle ThirtY-One 2017 Riesling

Made with fruit grown in Zugibe Vineyard on Seneca Lake, this riesling shows beautiful aromas of green apple, fennel frond,

LOOSE TASTING NOTES FROM Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, NEW YORK, AND VIRGINIA — OCTOBER 29, 2020

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

Hosmer Winery 2019 Dry Rose of Cabernet Franc

If you’ve been reading this site for very long, you know that I don’t “do” Thanksgiving pairings. You can find

Blenheim Vineyards 2019 Rkatsiteli

There’s still not a lot of rkatsiteli planted in the East, but what is in the ground is leading to

Early Mountain Vineyards 2017 Quaker Run Vineyard Cabernet Franc

If you love cabernet franc – and I mean really love cabernet franc, not over-wrought, over-oaked wannabe cabernet sauvignon –

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