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Long Island 2017 Season: Catching Up After a Slow Start

We’re two-plus months into the 2017 grape-growing season, a time when I always like to check in with local growers

The Grapes of Long Island: Sauvignon Blanc

“We planted about five acres of sauvignon blanc because we couldn’t get any chardonnay until the next year.” And that,

Raphael 2013 “La Fontana” Red Blend

“My goal for this wine is more savory and tannin driven, but still light on its feet. The influence is

A Tasting of 2001 Long Island Red Wines

Long Island’s 2001 vintage was remarkable mostly for how it ended. “We had 10 to 14 days of Indian Summer,”

2016 Harvest Report: Raphael & Anthony Nappa Wines (New York) October 7, 2016

Anthony Nappa, who servies as winemaker at Raphael and for his eponymous label, Anthony Nappa Wines, reports that: “We are done

Tastemaker: Anthony Nappa, Anthony Nappa Wines

As a wine lover and a wine writer, I know that I can trust Anthony Nappa, winemaker atRaphael, owner of

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