Tag Archives: New York

Tasting Note: 2006 Dry Riesling, Lamoreaux Landing, Finger Lakes

I can’t wait to visit the Finger Lakes, next spring. After the great time – and great wines – I had in Long Island, when I took part in TasteCamp, last May, I’m eager to discover more about the Empire State’s other great wine region. The couple of wines I had from the region, over the [...]
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Tasting Note: Dr Konstantin Frank 2006 Rkatsiteli, Finger Lakes

It’s kind of a tribute to the complicated nature of wine distribution in North America that I had to go to California to finally taste a wine from New York’s Finger Lakes, which are only a few hours drive from my home in Quebec. How did that happen? Well, Lenn Thompson, the great defender of New [...]
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Matassa meets Montreal and Manhattan

My good friend and winemaker extraordinaire Tom Lubbe is hopping over the Pond, next week, to showcase his wines in Montreal and New York City. I’m an absolute fan of Matassa Wines, a Domaine I had the chance to visit. A great week walking through the (biodynamic) vineyards, tasting the grapes, packing bottles into cases, [...]
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Wine gatherings for the rest of us

Just in case, for whatever reason, you can’t make it to Ronda, Andalusia, for the WineCreator extravaganza (see my previous post), here are a couple of places you could head to, over the coming weeks, to discuss wine with professionals and discover what winemakers are up to around the world. Reading Alder Yarrow’s Vinography blog, I [...]
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