Archive | August, 2009

Review from New York Times

August 9, 2009 Long Island Vines Gold-Medal Tastes By HOWARD G. GOLDBERG Adam Suprenant thinks big, very big, when making Osprey’s Dominion’s top wine, a pricey red blend named Flight. His opulent 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005 and 2006 Flights, which I recently tasted side by side, rank as some of Long Island’s choicest blends of […]

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Best Way to Quickly Chill a Bottle of Wine

In the heat of summer (extreme heat if you’re in the NW), we often find ourselves wanting a cold glass of wine, but realizing we lacked the foresight to have put one in the fridge earlier that day. In which case we need some fast measures to chill that bottle. Here are some of my […]

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Wine & Chocolate! Yum …

By: Stefani Jackenthal Matching wine and chocolate can be tricky as cooking a soufflé. It requires a focused balance of ingredients to rise to its full savory potential. A similar fineness is needed finding the ideal chocolate to match a particular wine’s characteristics. All too often chocolate’s sweetness overpowers the wine, making it taste tart. […]

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Wine Region Facts & More

Long Island Wine Region Facts: 1973 – first commercial vinifera vineyard planted – Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. Number of Vineyards today is 35+ ranging from 2 ½ acres planted to over 500 acres. Osprey’s Dominion has 90 acres. Total number of acres planted is over 4,000 acres. Number of acres planted: 1973 […]

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