long island winery


There’s nothing we love more at Taste of Purple than a day of “industry research.” This of course is just a fancy term for the days we all forget our responsibilities and go run away to taste wines. Recently, in one of our teams many (many) travels to Long Island […]

Taste of Purple visits Bedell Cellars


Tour enough wineries (and trust me this Pearl has) and it becomes harder and harder for them to surprise you. On a recent visit to Long Island’s North and South Fork, I expected to find more of the same. Some met my expectations of the traditional wine tasting experience. Others […]

The Ink Stained Pearl vs Channing Daughters Winery


The wine industry in some ways can be compared to a petulant child. It can be stubborn and resistant to change, but like it or not it’s growing every day (and it often revolves around eating, drinking, and napping, but I digress). Wine values and traditions hold a place, but […]

The Ink Stained Pearl vs Lieb Cellars