A Guide to Long Island (and tasting notes)
A two-hour drive east from Manhattan sits Long Island wine country. While winegrowing in the region began in the mid 1970s, it didn’t develop a concentration of vines for another 20 years. …
For those of you that follow along on Instagram, you already know I spent an intensive 8 days digging further into the wines of Long Island. I’ll be writing more on the movers and shakers of Long Island wine here over the next few months. But I’ve already published an overview of the conditions and challenges, as well as a dig into some of the stand out wines over on JancisRobinson.com.
Here’s a link to the overview article: http://www.jancisrobinson.com/articles/a-guide-to-long-island-wines
And to the tasting notes: http://www.jancisrobinson.com/articles/long-island-the-tasting-notes
The articles are pay-to-read but subscriptions at JancisRobinson.com are pretty straightforward and affordable. The site offers excellent articles every day about wine all over the world, as well as news events as they happen.
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