Category: New York

Northern Wine Odyssey: Lynne Fahy and Nathan Kendall on New York Nouveau Wines

Talking “Nouveau” (like “Beaujolais Nouveau” but made in NY) with Finger Lakes’ winemakers Lynne Fahy (Keuka Spring Vineyards) and Nathan

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,

Sheldrake Point Winery 2017 Chardonnay

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

Northern Wine Odyssey: Amber Rill on Wine Education, Kevin Zraly and New York Wines

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

Hickory Hollow Wine Cellars Cuvee X

It’s been some time since I’ve tasted one of winemaker Nathan Kendall’s wines when I didn’t think it was delicious

Palmer Vineyards 2019 Pinot Blanc

Pinot blanc can be a bit neutral, but this example offers beautiful aromas of citrus and tropical fruit along with

Scout Vineyards 2018 Niagara Escarpment Pinot Noir

Scout Vineyards is located in the Finger Lakes, but the fruit that went into this pinot noir was grown in

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