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Outside of New York, the Trickle of Interest in NY Wines... is Building? A Story from Virginia

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By Evan Dawson, Managing Editor There is nothing particularly groundbreaking about this story, and yet the very fact that it happened at all is important. It is important to the Finger Lakes, and Long Island, and New York state in...

New York Cork Report 1430 days ago

McCall Wines 2007 Pinot Noir Reserve

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor As I mentioned in my review of Russ McCall's non-reserve 2007 pinot noir, you've probably driven right past the McCall family's Corchaug Estate for years -- without even knowing it -- because it's right across...

New York Cork Report 1431 days ago

What We Drank (November 29, 2010): Thanksgiving Edition

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I guess you could say that we're not big into "Thanksgiving Wine" columns here on the NYCR, which is why you didn't see one published here last week. Fact is, there simply is no such thing as a single "perfect"...

New York Cork Report 1432 days ago

A Surprise Encounter at Next Door Bar & Grill... and the Wine of the Year?

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By Evan Dawson, Managing Editor Last night my wife and I had dinner at the Next Door Bar & Grill in Pittsford - a Wegmans creation that has become a popular spot in the Rochester area. Walking through the door...

New York Cork Report 1433 days ago

Bringing Leland?s Vineyard Back to Life

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Pinot Noir from Leland's Vineyard being pressed at Arrowhead Spring Vineyards. By Bryan Calandrelli, Niagara Editor As I make my way up the steps of Arrowhead Spring Vineyards with Leland Mote, the local vineyard owner compliments me on a recent...

New York Cork Report 1438 days ago

The Judgment of Riverhead: The Wines. The Winners.

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The judges tasting and scoring reds from Long Island, France and California By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor I walked in to Saturday night's "Judgment of Riverhead" tasting at Roanoke Vineyards with an intoxicating blend of excitement, curiosity and nervousness. The...

New York Cork Report 1439 days ago

From Best-Kept Secret to Standard Bearer: How Damiani is Evolving

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By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Editor Five years ago, my wife and I wanted to know which winery was the best-kept secret in the Finger Lakes. We were touring the east side of Seneca Lake to celebrate our one-year anniversary,...

New York Cork Report 1439 days ago

The Best Wine Blog You're Not Reading: Fox Run Brings Lofty Prose, Loftier Ideas

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By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Editor Maybe I'm not being fair with this post's title; maybe you are, in fact, reading the Fox Run Vineyards blog. But most blogs take a long time to build a following, so more than...

New York Cork Report 1442 days ago

What New York Wine Needs Now: "Showcase the Virtues of These Wines" Juliette Pope, Beverage Director, Gramercy Tavern

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor Our series "What New York Wine Needs Now" was conceived with the intent of getting thoughts and insights on the past, present and future of New York wine from those in and around the New...

New York Cork Report 1443 days ago

The New York Cork Report 2010 Wines of the Year: The Evolution

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor Almost from the second that last year's inaugural New York Cork Report Wines of the Year tasting ended, we've been discussing how we want to evolve the program moving forward. That desire to improve the...

New York Cork Report 1444 days ago

What We Drank (November 16, 2010)

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Bryan Calandrelli, Niagara Editor: Cave Spring La Penna 2006 Stateside when we see Cave Spring wines they tend to be made from the riesling grape. If you're lucky you can find a pinot noir or gamay but not often. I...

New York Cork Report 1445 days ago

Images From the Last Great Saturday* of 2010 in the Finger Lakes

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By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Editor *Editor's Note: Title subject to change based on whims of nature My wife and I spent a peripatetic day racing down one side of Cayuga Lake, then through Ithaca, then up Seneca Lake and...

New York Cork Report 1445 days ago

A Killer Pairing: the Ladies of Old Toad Pub are Rocking the Rochester Beer Scene

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By Julia Burke, Beer Editor Quick -- name the perfect pairing for a ?deconstructed English breakfast? of fried pork belly, roasted bangers, chive scrambled eggs on toast, a slow-roasted tomato and stuffed mushroom. Having trouble coming up with a wine...

New York Cork Report 1446 days ago

The Judgment of Riverhead, November 20 at Roanoke Vineyards

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor Next Saturday, Roanoke Vineyards will host "The Judgment of Riverhead" a tasting that is modeled, quite obviously, after "The Judgment of Paris." Top wines from California and France -- wines scored 90 or higher by...

New York Cork Report 1449 days ago

Middle Ages Brewing Company Blackheart Stout

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By Julia Burke, Beer Editor When I asked the beer goddesses at The Old Toad pub in Rochester what to pair with my gorgeous blue cheese, bacon and onion-ring-topped burger, they didn't hesitate. "Blackheart Stout!" I was all kinds of...

New York Cork Report 1449 days ago

The New York Cork Report Tasting Table -- November 10, 2010

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor These are a some wines that have crossed the NYCR tasting table recently but will not be reviewed as part of a standalone post. As always, these are transcribed almost directly from my notebook with...

New York Cork Report 1451 days ago

Elaine Hazlitt Passes Away

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By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Editor The Finger Lakes wine industry lost a major and beloved figure when Elaine Hazlitt passed away last Friday at the age of 70. Hazlitt and her husband Jerry founded Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards in 1985....

New York Cork Report 1452 days ago

Shinn Estate Vineyards 2007 Wild Boar Doe

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor Over the next several weeks, our editors will be tasting and re-tasting a slew of wines released during the 2010 calendar year for potential inclusion in our 2010 Wines of the Year tasting scheduled for...

New York Cork Report 1452 days ago

What We Drank (November 9, 2010)

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Here's what our editors and contributors were drinking last week... Evan Dawson: Ravines Wine Cellars 2007 Meritage I have now opened this wine on three separate occasions, and it has been three distinctly different wines. What a beguiling lesson for...

New York Cork Report 1452 days ago

Ellicottville Brewing Company EVL Amber

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By Julia Burke, Beer Editor An amber is always great for late fall, so I picked up a growler of this southwestern New York brew (labelled "German Red" at the store and not to be confused with EBC's new German...

New York Cork Report 1453 days ago

Crowded (Wine) House? New Hector Wine Company Aims to Fit Right In

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By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Editor Every now and then, it's important to hear voices that dispute the conventional wisdom, that attack a meme, that detonate groupthink with all the subtlety of a tractor trailer crash. Enter Jason Hazlitt of...

New York Cork Report 1453 days ago

The Science of Biodynamics, Part 6: Organic Vinifera in the Finger Lakes

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Irish Spring soap used to deter deer in Silver Thread Vineyard By Tom Mansell, Science Editor This series has provoked important conversations about biodynamics, organic growing, and sustainability. Organic grapegrowing should definitely be a part of this discussion, so just...

New York Cork Report 1456 days ago

What We Drank (November 2, 2010)

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1 David Flaherty: Vale d' Algare (60% Merlot, 40% Touriga Nacional), Ribetejano, Portugal, 2007 I could go on and on about the magic of Portugal; so much so you'd have to smack me across the face to get me to...

New York Cork Report 1457 days ago

The New York Cork Club's October 2010 Selections

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor It's been chilly here on Long Island this week, with frosts a couple mornings. Luckily, all the grapes are in and 2010 wines are going to bring some serious intensity when they are released. In...

New York Cork Report 1457 days ago

2010 Harvest Update: Cabernet Franc at Bedell Cellars

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Sorting cabernet franc at Bedell Cellars By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor It's frustrating when life gets in the way of my wine writing, but it does happen as much as I try to minimize it. Anyway, a couple of weeks...

New York Cork Report 1457 days ago

Video: The Story Behind Sixpoint Craft Ale's Klankenstein

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Video courtesy of Sixpoint Craft Ales It's a little longer than most videos I'd publish here, but the story is an interesting one. I'm glad to have such innovative brewers in New York.

New York Cork Report 1460 days ago

Hop Farm Visuals: Sieczkowski Mt. Hood and Nugget Harvest

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Hop grower Mike Sieczkowski of Cambria, New York shows off the 2010 harvest of Mt. Hood and Nugget varieties in his backyard hop farm.

New York Cork Report 1460 days ago

Chelsea Brewing Company Sunset Red

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By Julia Burke, Beer Editor This offering from Chelsea Brewing Company in NYC isn't seen too often in the Buffalo area, so when I saw it on tap at Blue Monk I had to give it a shot. Pouring a...

New York Cork Report 1461 days ago

TasteCamp 2011: We're Going to Niagara Wine Country -- Both Sides of the Border

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor It is with great excitement that we announce that TasteCamp EAST is becoming TasteCamp NORTH in 2011. We're heading to Niagara wine country, both the Canadian and U.S. sides, May 13-15, 2011. We are still...

New York Cork Report 1464 days ago

Peconic Bay Vineyards 1986 Cabernet Sauvignon

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor This isn't a review, not even close. But, I got to taste this Peconic Bay Vineyards 1986 Cabernet Sauvignon last night, and it was bound to inspire a post of some sort, right? I guess...

New York Cork Report 1464 days ago

Honesty is the Best Policy: McGregor Vineyard & Winery's Excellent Clan Club Newsletters

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By Evan Dawson, Finger Lakes Editor There is a reason that used car salesmen have a poor reputation with car buyers. "This car is practically in mint condition! And this one is a steal! You can't go wrong with this...

New York Cork Report 1465 days ago

What We Drank (October 26, 2010)

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This is what our contributors and editors were drinking last week... David Flaherty: Spezial Weize, Hopf, Germany Nestled in the Bavarian alps lies the Weissbierbrauerei Hopf. It's been in existence for over 100 years and I'd imagine it's something like...

New York Cork Report 1466 days ago

BashaKill Vineyards 2009 "Dragonfly" Lemberger

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor The wine world is seemingly overflowing with technology sector refugees who have escaped the corporate grind for an agricultural life.It sometimes gives me hope that I may eventually make wine my career. Paul Deninno, owner...

New York Cork Report 1466 days ago

Pellegrini Vineyards 2005 Cabernet Franc

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor As good as local cabernet franc can be, it's not easy to define the "typical Long Island expression" of my favorite red wine grape. At this point in the region's growth, there are nearly as...

New York Cork Report 1467 days ago

Great Progress with Niagara Escarpment Hops

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By Julia Burke, Beer Editor A year ago, for my first-ever NYCR post, I wrote about the Niagara Escarpment's first modern commercial hop grower, Mike Sieczkowski, who planted two rows of hops on Budd Road in Niagara County and found...

New York Cork Report 1470 days ago

Paumanok Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor For me, vintage variations is one of the real joys of cool climate, and of course New York, wines. Over time, I've come to better understand that certain growing seasons aren't necessarily better than others,...

New York Cork Report 1471 days ago

Book Review: Reading Between the Wines

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By Evan Dawson, Managing Editor The book about why wine is important is going to end up taking its place among the most important wine books ever written. Beauty, according to the brilliant importer and writer Terry Theise, is what...

New York Cork Report 1472 days ago

What We Drank (October 19, 2010)

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This is what our editors and contributors were drinking last week... Evan Dawson: Gai'a 2009 Wild Ferment Assyrtiko There is a slowly growing buzz about Greek wines, and I'd love to have more access to them. They're hard to find...

New York Cork Report 1473 days ago

2010 Harvest Update: First Organic/Biodynamic Season Winds Down at Shinn Estate Vineyards

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The last grapes coming in at Shinn Estate Vineyards On Sunday, Barbara Shinn and the harvest crew at Shinn Estaste Vineyards harvested their cabernet sauvignon yesterday, wrapping up the harvest of 2010. According to co-owner David Page the photo at...

New York Cork Report 1473 days ago

The Obsessions of a Home Winemaker

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By Bryan Calandrelli, Niagara Regional Editor The combination of my three previous years? experience making wine at home and this year?s epic growing season has created incredibly high expectations for my personal 2010 wines. No longer am I content to...

New York Cork Report 1474 days ago

The Red Hook Winery 2008 "The Electric"

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor Most don't think of New York City as one of New York's up-and-coming wine regions, but with a handful of urban wineries are making a wide variety of wines within the city limits. And while...

New York Cork Report 1474 days ago

Brewery Ommegang Tripel Perfection

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By Julia Burke, Beer Editor In the past I?ve found some of Brewery Ommegang?s Belgian-style offerings a tad hit-or-miss, but lately the Cooperstown brewery has been blowing me away. I enjoyed a bottle of this Tripel Perfection at my resident...

New York Cork Report 1474 days ago

Video: In Search of Great Tasting Room Experiences

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By Evan Dawson, Managing Editor We're always searching for the best tasting room experiences, from the obvious and grand to the subtle and special. One place that tends to get rave reviews is Billsboro Winery on Seneca Lake. In the...

New York Cork Report 1475 days ago

2010 Harvest Update: Riesling, Cabernet Franc and "Wonderful Botrytis" at Heron Hill Winery

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Today's report comes from Heron Hill Winery's owner John Ingle, via marketing director Kitty Oliver: "He (John) has finished harvesting the cab franc and riesling from Ingle Vineyard. He netted off seven rows of riesling to save for icewine. He...

New York Cork Report 1477 days ago

2010 Harvest Update: Traminette at Palaia Vineyards

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Jan Palaggi of Palaia Vineyards in the Hudson Valley sent us a harvest update earlier this week: "We picked out Traminette on October 2. It was fantastic this year with 23 brix, PH 3.57 and TA 7.7 The grapes were...

New York Cork Report 1478 days ago

Croteaux Vineyards to Release 2010 Croteaux Nouveaux on October 30

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor One has to hand it to Michael and Paula Croteau, proprietors of Croteaux Vineyards. They have taken seemingly simple concept -- producing only rose -- and yet continually find ways to keep it fresh, new...

New York Cork Report 1478 days ago

Wolffer Estate Vineyards 2007 "Perle" Chardonnay

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor My feelings about New York barrel-fermented chardonnay are pretty well known -- there is too much of it made and it's rarely distinctive. True, some of that is just my personal preferences. I don't typically...

New York Cork Report 1480 days ago

The Grapes of Roth 2004 Merlot

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor Much has been written -- both here on the NYCR and elsewhere -- about various tasting processes and practices. Much of the chatter focuses on tasting blind versus not, or just how many wines can...

New York Cork Report 1480 days ago

2010 Harvest Update: Nautique-Bound Cabernet Franc at Peconic Bay Winery

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By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor Peconic Bay Winery hand-harvested cabernet franc at 21.4 brix on Friday for their Nautique rose, with a plan to let the rest of their cabernet franc hang for at least another week. General Manager Jim...

New York Cork Report 1481 days ago

Blue Monk Belgian Pub Opens in Buffalo -- With Local Beer

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By Julia Burke, Beer Editor To the delight of a very thirsty crowd of Buffalo beer lovers, Blue Monk finally opened its doors this week after months of agonizing delays. The newly renovated bar on Elmwood Avenue was bursting with...

New York Cork Report 1484 days ago
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