Monthly Archives: November 2014

Harvest 2014: The Experts Weigh In

The 2014 recap from Cornell’s Veraison to Harvest arrived today, and while the overall theme was consistent with what we had previously reported, there were some interesting new observations. Yes, things looked pretty dismal coming out of winter, and going … Continue reading

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Le Beaujolais Noveau Est ArrivĂ©

While some might view upstate New York as isolated, some of the best international destinations in the wine world are easily accessible via a short drive to the Microclimate wine bar in Geneva. This was the site of a third … Continue reading

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Revisiting Saperavi

At the beginning of the growing season, we went on a tour and tasting at Standing Stone, where we first became aware (clearly a case of not paying attention) that they produce a varietal Saperavi, which is also part of … Continue reading

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At End of Harvest

We have been holding off commenting on this pending Cornell’s final Veriason to Harvest issue, where they present an excellent summary of harvest across the state. But in the interests of sharing something, we will offer our own observations and … Continue reading

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American Wine Society: Best Wine Conference Anywhere

This may seem on the surface to be a rather extreme statement. After all, there are conferences all over the world featuring celebrities as well as wines in the hundreds of dollars per bottle price range. But nothing captures the … Continue reading

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