Archive | September, 2011

Summer Fun at Osprey’s Dominion

The summer may be coming close to an end but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! We have tons of fun to offer you for your weekends here. Southbound will be with us Sunday, September 18th from 1:30-5:30 pm, and Joe Hampton / Kingpins on September 24th. Live music with great wine and […]

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Osprey’s Extending Its Wings

Suffolk County Road 48 – better known as Middle Road – is one of the two main jaunts reaching out to the eastern end of Long Island’s North Fork. It was originally used to transport corn and pumpkins, and was a major trade route in the 17th century, before a great hurricane cut a great […]

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2010 Flight Edelzwicker

The Alsace region of France is known for producing some of the world’s finest white wines. Noted for outstanding dry Rieslings and flavorful Gewurztraminers, the region is similar in climate to Long Island’s North Fork. Edelzwicker means noble blend and pays homage to the great wines of Alsace. Osprey’s Edelzweicker is a heavy Pinot Gris […]

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Wine Trivia For Your Next Tasting Party

Prior to the Civil War, Ohio was considered America’s most important wine producing state. The art of wine making is believed to have been originated by the Mesopotamians around 6000 B.C. A case of wine holds 12 bottles. The use of cork as a seal for wine bottle dates back to the late 17th century […]

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The Tricks to Tasting Fine Wine

Wine, especially that for which you have paid a premium, is worth more than a quick swallow. So perhaps this section should be entitled ‘Wine Appreciation’, because there is a lot more to judging the quality of a wine than just tasting it. Predominantly it involves smell, using that organ which protrudes from the front […]

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