Category Archives: New England

Meet the People and Places of New England Wine

Subscribers may remember that a few months ago I started working at New England Uncorked, a specialty wine importer and distributor. Our portfolio focuses heavily on wines from the New England states, eastern Canada, and New York state. We just … Continue reading

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Now bringing you the best wines of the northeast

  WiningWays is up and at it again! Now bringing you the best wines of the northeast! I’ve been inactive for a while on my blog as well as in my life. I had knee replacement about 18 months ago … Continue reading

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Masachusetts Farm Wineries Day at Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market

I know I haven’t been posting lately and I’ve regretted that (stress at work, recent surgery, etc. – I can come up with all manner of excuses – I’m good at that). I did just recently have a significant surgery … Continue reading

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Palate Press Story – Westport Rivers

Palate Press has given me the opportunity to write about one of my favorite regional wineries. Worth the trip from anywhere in New England. http://palatepress.com/2011/11/wine/westport-rivers-not-your-typical-regional-wines/#respond

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47 Words About Candia’s Noiret

Found growing wild on his property, it took Bob a while to identify it’s name. A  cold-hardy Cornell hybrid cross of Steuben and  NY65.0467.08, named in 2006. Candia is the only NE winery vinifying this grape. High acidity, fine tannins, raspberry, but tart, … Continue reading

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47 Words About Travessia Winery

Marco Montez grew up in a small Portugese village where stomping grapes was the way of life. Here in New Bedford he owns Massachusetts’ only urban winery. Travessia wines are made from 100% Massachusetts grown grapes. Vidal blanc, off-dry, no oak. … Continue reading

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47 Words About Turtle Creek Zinfandel

Small winery nestled in Lincoln, MA on eight acres. Kip Kumler’s zinfandel grapes come from the Sierra foothills in Amador County. This wine illustrates the winemaker’s style. Lightly colored toward the garnet side of red, no purples, and transparent. Spicy, some vanilla, earthy bramble fruit. … Continue reading

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47 Words About Moonlight Meadery

Many consider mead (honey wine) the ancester of all fermented beverages. Michael Fairbrother of Moonlight Meadery in Londonderry, NH has been crafting creative meads since 1995. Made with unpasteurized honey and exotic combinations of fruits and spices his romantic, sometimes borderline-naughty … Continue reading

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47 Words About Truro Vineyards Cabernet Franc

Easternmost member of the Coastal Wine Trail Truro Vineyards Cabernet Franc is a brilliant ruby color with a rich perfumed nose of violets, herbs, and raspberries. Fermented in the Loire style in open vats, aged 18 mths in American oak, it … Continue reading

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47 Words About Westport Rivers

Fourth generation farmers celebrating 25 years of outstanding winemaking in Massachusetts. Favorite Westport Rivers wine experience? Drinking the 1990 Cuvee Maximilian on my fifth aniversary. Only 491 bottles made. 100% estate grown Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Fourteen years en tirage! … Continue reading

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