09/13/17 9:20am

A bottle of 2016 Merliance rosé. (Credit: Lenn Thompson)

For some people, rosé is strictly seasonal . You start drinking it around Memorial Day and by Tumbleweed Tuesday (the day after Labor Day), you’re done. But you’ll also find some rosé-obsessed folks who drink it year round. (more…)

08/30/17 6:00am

Calynne Daley, baker and creator of Cakes by Calynne, has introduced a new way to enjoy a popular summer beverage.

Her rosé cupcakes have been a big hit at Osprey’s Dominion in Peconic, where she sells around 400 each weekend.

“Rosé is so popular right now, it was kind of like a no-brainer,” Ms. Daley, 27, said.

She began Cakes by Calynne in 2011 and started working in 2013 at the winery, selling cupcakes in its tasting room. (more…)

07/27/17 10:55am

The Bridge Lane Wine lineup is full of crowd-pleasers, not only because of their taste and price point, but because they are sold in bottle, box and keg.

So how could this company, the sister label of Lieb Cellars, expand its fan-favorite party and travel-friendly offerings?

The obvious answer would be cans. (more…)

05/03/17 6:01am
A bottle of Bridge Lane Rosé. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A bottle of Bridge Lane Rosé. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

It’s going to be a rosé kind of day.

The second annual North Fork Rosé Crawl, a self-guided rosé crawl at four North Fork wineries, will be held on Saturday, June 10 in celebration of National Rosé Day. Enjoy tastes of rosé and rosé-themed treats along the tour which will feature stops at Martha Clara Vineyards, Bridge Lane Wine, Lenz Winery and Osprey’s DominionREAD

11/02/16 10:50am
Osprey's Dominion Rosé

Osprey’s Dominion 2015 Rosé. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Drink good wine that tastes good to you.

You may not have asked, but that is my only Thanksgiving wine pairing advice. And, for the next couple weeks, my Wine of the Week will go a little beyond that with some local wines that deserve a spot on your Thanksgiving table. (more…)

08/24/16 10:10am
A box of Bridge Lane Rosé is perfect to enjoy by the pool. (Credit: Lenn Thompson)

A box of Bridge Lane Rosé is perfect to enjoy by the pool. (Credit: Lenn Thompson)

I thought I was done writing about rosé for the summer. Really, I did. Not because I’m done drinking them. I may be a little burned out after trying so many recently, but I drink pink year-round.

Still, I figured it was time to stop writing about them for the summer.

Then some good friends of ours pulled a box of Bridge Lane 2015 rosé out of their refrigerator part-way through a pool party they were hosting. I thought, “Wow, what a perfect wine for this situation.” (more…)