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Loose Tasting Notes from Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island — July 18, 2019

Maryland Hidden Hills Farm & Vineyard 2016 “Blue Roan” Chambourcin ($30*)Chocolate-covered dried cranberry and black cherry on the nose with

REVIEW: Raphael 2016 First Label Sauvignon Blanc

Producer: RaphaelRegion: North Fork of Long Island AVA Blend: 85% sauvignon blanc, 15% semillonABV: 12.3%Price: $27* * Review sample provided by the winery

Loose Tasting Notes from Idaho, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania — February 4, 2019

Idaho Williamson Vineyards 2013 “Harvest Moon” Red ($22)Blend of 40% mouvedre, 40% syrah, 15% petit sirah and 5% viognier. Complex

REVIEW: Raphael 2016 Cabernet Franc

Producer: RaphaelRegion: North Fork of Long Island AVA (but labeled New York State)Blend: 100% cabernet francABV: 12.4%Price: $22* * Review sample provided by the winery

Long Island Wine Press: How Long Island Viticulture and Winemaking Has Changed — And Where it Might be Going

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the Long Island Wine Press. “There wasn’t any guidebook to make wine on

The Grapes of Long Island: Merlot

The next time you find yourself on the East End of Long Island, look out your car window. If you

Long Island Reds: 5 Under $25

It’s easy to decry Long Island wine prices. Some of the wines — maybe even many of them — are

Long Island Merlot Alliance 2016 Rosé

For some people, rosé is a strictly seasonal affair. You start drinking it around Memorial Day and by Tumbleweed Tuesday

5 Long Island Sauvignon Blancs for This Summer

There is a lot of delicious sauvignon blanc being made on Long Island in a variety of styles. After tasting

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