• Costal Vineyards Estate Pinot Blanc 2012 (MA)

    Coastal Vineyards, in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts was started in 2004 by David & Linda Neilson. They have eight acres of vinifera grape vines, including Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Riesling, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc. Coastal Vineyards is a family-owned, boutique winery nestled in southeastern Massachusetts near the shore.

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    It’s winter now, and many of us winemakers are happy to enjoy a few months of relative peace, before the spring comes, and farming and festivals and crowds again take center stage. But let’s use this time to talk. I have mixed feelings about wine festivals in summer. On the one hand, as a winery owner, you lay out a lot of money (the table, the trucking, the set-up, the ...

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  • Captain Lawrence IPA (NY)

    The Vaccaro family is now well-known in brewing circles on the east coast. Scott Vaccaro is the head brewer and visionary, Vince is the CEO and business brains, Keith Fekete is the sales manager, and the list goes on and on. They are based in Elmsford, NY. Many of Captain Lawrence's beers are strongly influenced by traditional Belgian ale styles, although often with an American twist.

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  • Heritage Vineyards - WOW! Is there any other way to say it?

    About Me Name: Carlo De Vito Carlo DeVito is a long time wine lover, and author of books and magazine articles. He is the author of Wineries of the East Coast. He has traveled to wine regions in California, Canada, up and down the east coast, France, Spain and Chile. He was also a publisher at Running Press Book Publishers, where he published books from Wine Spectator, as wel ...

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  • Pennsylvania Wine Society Excellence Results 2014 (PA)

    2014 Pennsylvania Excellence Contest The results are in and many of my favorite Pennsylvania wineries are there. A few surprises. And a few absences. But I have to say I am a big fan of Paradocx, Seven Mountains, Waltz, Penns Woods, Crossings, Ferro, and Vynecrest off the top of my head. Big winner of the event was the Penns Woods Moscato.

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  • Greenvale Vidal Blanc 2011 - Exceptional! (RI)

    Greenvale Vineyards is located along the beautiful Sakonnet River in Portsmouth, RI, five miles north of downtown Newport. There are three wineries in Newport County and eight wineries along our Coastal Wine Trail which traverses the coast of Southeasten New England. These wineries are all unique and committed to producing delicious fine wines and the conservation of open space.

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  • Finger Lakes Distilling: Great Promise Fullfilled

    This isn't the first time I've written about Finger Lakes Distilling. By now you likely already know their story. Brian McKenzie, a former Vice President of an upstate New York bank, and Thomas Earl McKenzie, a winemaker, brewer and distiller from Monroeville, Alabama, met at that conference in 2007.

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  • Hudson Valley Distillers Opens New Cocktail Grove (NY)

    Hudson Valley Distillers opened their new cocktail lounge, the Cocktail Grove, opened Friday, January 9, 2015. There's a lovely menu of drinks. The bar is made of 100 year old wood stripped from the original bar. Spacious enough to hold a fair amount of people but intimate enough for you to have a fabulous cocktail with your significant other.

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  • Harvest Spirits Cornelius Cherry (NY)

    Not long ago Serious Eats wrote about Harvest Spirits and their Cornelius Applejack, "When we talk about uniquely American drinks, bourbon gets most of the love, but if you really want to drink like a pioneer, you should be sipping applejack. This distilled product of hard apple cider may technically be a brandy, but it drinks and mixes like a whiskey, with oaky caramel and ...

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East Coast Wineries

My name is Carlo DeVito, and I am the author of East Coast Wineries: A Complete Guide from Maine to Virginia published by Rutgers University Press. This blog is dedicated to primarily east coast wines and wineries including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. It will also feature products and information from other regions.

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