07/09/16 6:10am

Bridge Lane Rose

Depth. Concentration. Complexity. These are the types of things that wine lovers crave — even demand — in the wines they drink. As a wine lover, I love these things, but I don’t need them to enjoy a particular wine. In fact, there are times when I don’t want to analyze or ponder what is in my glass. I want straightforward deliciousness that I can enjoy with or without food.  (more…)

06/15/16 3:21pm
Kontokosta is the North Fork's easternmost winery, located on the Long Island Sound in Greenport. (Credit: Lenn Thompson)

Kontokosta is the North Fork’s easternmost winery, located on the Long Island Sound in Greenport. (Credit: Lenn Thompson)

Though I’m sure Kontokosta Winery would probably prefer to be known for its cabernet franc, merlot, chardonnay or some other wine that is typically seen as “more serious” it’s best regarded within my small circle of wine-loving friends for its rosé. 

It’s a stand out — for a couple primary reasons.  (more…)