Tag Archives: New York

What defines a wine region? Questions following TasteCamp in the Hudson Valley

Defining the identity of a wine region is a tough thing, especially with young and emerging wine regions – which means a lot of them, in the New World. Over six editions of TasteCamp, since 2009, in Long Island, the Finger Lakes, Niagara, Virginia, Québec and now the Hudson Valley, last weekend, that has been [...]
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Post-TasteCamp North Interviews: Amanda Maynard, the Wineing Woman

This is the seventh – and final – installment in a series of interviews following up on discoveries made at TasteCamp North,held on both sides of the Niagara river on May 13-15, with some thirty-some wine bloggers and writers present. Today is Amanda Maynard, a die-hard Boston Bruins fan who writes the Wineing Woman blog between Stanley [...]
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Post-TasteCamp North interviews: Diane Letulle of the Wine Lover’s Journal

TasteCamp North, held on both the Canadian and the American side of the Niagara river on May 13-15, was a lot of fun and very instructive for the thirty-some wine bloggers and writers present. Pursuing a tradition started by Lenn Thompson for the first two TasteCamps, held in his home turf of New York State, [...]
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Return to Tastecamp: off to the Finger Lakes

In the next three days, I’ll probably be tasting more riesling than I’ve ever tasted in my life. That’s because riesling is the number one grape in the Finger Lakes, host to the second edition of Tastecamp, a meeting of bloggers organized by Lenn Thompson of the blog formerly known as Lenndevours, and now more precisely [...]
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Tasting Note: Paumanok Chenin Blanc 2009, Long Island

Paumanok Vineyards was one of the really great places that I had the chance of discovering in Long Island, last year, when I attended Tastecamp East, a gathering of bloggers organized by Lenn Thompson of the New York Cork Report. Not only were there excellent wines to be tasted, but the Massouds, the family who [...]
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