From New York Magazine: OENOPHILES PREMATURELY celebrating last month’s Supreme Court ruling on interstate wine shipping might just have to sit back and let the intoxicating notion decant awhile. The ruling merely declared New York law unconstitutional, which makes it…Read More
A Food and Wine Lover's Companion/Michael Turback
He makes a particularly German contribution to the Finger Lakes, and a profound one. His wines draw connections to his homestead in Bernkastel, in the southern Mosel. Hermann J. Wiemer is descended from a long line of wine makers in…Read More
$18 Riesling Voted Best New York Wine of 2003
By HOWARD G. GOLDBERG An $18 dry Johannisberg riesling from the Finger Lakes region was voted New York’s best wine of 2003 yesterday in a major contest limited to the state’s wines. The 2002 reserve riesling, a white wine from…Read More
touring the riesling vineyards of New York's Finger Lakes
From Wine & Spirits Magazine 2002 “THE FINGER LAKES,” Hermann Wiemer says, “are going like gangbusters.” Surprisingly, Wiemer sounds as though he has mixed feelings about this situation – though that could be chalked up to his slightly dour manner,…Read More
by Paul Lukacs
Only a generation ago, the United States was little more than a footnote in the story of wine. Then, seemingly overnight, everything changed. American varieties began outs coring their counterparts in inter national competitions at home and abroad. Today, American…Read More
Although near-great varietals may attempt to complete, these six grapes remain the most influential and adored around the globe. An oenophile tells why.
by LETTIE TEAGUE, illustrations by MICHAEL WITTE Although near-great varietals may attempt to complete, these six grapes remain the most influential and adored around the globe. An oenophile tells why. There are over 4,000 wine grapes in the world, and…Read More
There are more than 125 wineries in six appellations in the nation’s second-largest wine-producing state. Think you can’t find a bottle? Fuhgeddaboutit! Standing at the threshold of the new millennium, wine consumers are experiencing their most adventurous mood in decades….