Category: New York

NYWGF VIrtual Seminar: Sparkling Wines of New York with Lenn Thompson

Diversity is the greatest strength of New York wine country. There is so much more to it than Riesling, Cabernet

The Cork Report POdcast | Northern Wine Odyssey Episode 1: Paul Brady Wine with David Flaherty

For the debut episode of the Nothern Wine Odyssey podcast, Cork Report contributor Paul Brady speaks to Beverage Journalist and

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


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,

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

Wagner Vineyards 2018 Dry Riesling

To be frank, 2018 was a tough vintage for Finger Lakes riesling. Despite some of the too-high scores I see

Three Brothers Winery 2018 Pilot Series “STir Crazy” Muscat Sur Lie

As you’d expect from anything in the muscat family, this wine is incredibly floral, but it also shows layers of

Bedell Cellars 2019 Albarino

There aren’t many vineyards growing albarino yet, but those that are are making very promising wines that could help redefine

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