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Brutal Winter Has Made For Disaster For Upstate Winemakers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared a disaster in 19 upstate New York counties where the severe winter has caused severe damage to vineyards.

03/28/2014

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Best Romantic Restaurants In Hoboken and Jersey City

There is not shortage of romantic restaurants across the Hudson from NYC in Hoboken or Jersey City. So grab a date and wine and dine in New Jersey.

02/05/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: CDC Wants Americans To Put The Drinks Down

Put the drinks down! That is the advice for many people after the release of a report that revealed that tens of millions of Americans have been drinking too much.

01/07/2014

Three bottles of wine used as evidence in the trial of wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan are displayed in federal court in New York on Dec. 19, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Mistakes Doomed Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan

Kurniawan was a connoisseur of counterfeiting who mastered label making, cork stamping, bottle waxing and recorking to create fake bottles of wine.

12/19/2013

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Prosecutor: Wine Collector Fooled Buyers With ‘Magic Show’

Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Facciponti made the statement during his closing argument Tuesday at the criminal trial of ´╗┐Rudy Kurniawan´╗┐.

12/17/2013

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Private Vineyards You Can Almost Afford To Buy

If you’re going to spend your money, might as well spend it on something useful. Check out these awesome vineyards that you would actually be able to afford. Who doesn’t love some good wine?

12/05/2013

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Schumer Wants To End Ban On Shipping Alcohol Via Postal Service

A law created in 1909 prohibits the United States Postal Service from delivering alcohol to consumers and Schumer said he will move to end those restrictions in an upcoming bill regarding the future of the struggling agency.

10/31/2013

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New York’s 4 Best Bars For Fall And Winter 2013

Try one these new bars for Fall 2013. Grab some friends and enjoy craft brews and delicious bites.

10/29/2013

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Long Islanders Excited About Law Allowing For Farm Stand Wine Sales

A new law allows wine to be sold at roadside farm stands, and Long Island residents are quite pleased.

10/01/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Bars With Weekend Happy Hours

Most NYC bars only offer happy hour during the week. Here are five New York City bars with weekend drink deals.

09/13/2013

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Travel Deals: Autumn Wine Destinations Across The Country

Most folks associate Napa and Sonoma with the wine industry, but what many don’t know is that there are other regions in the country with thriving wineries well worth the visit. Orbitz senior editor Jeanenne Tonatore joined us to fill us in on some suggestions for a wine getaway this fall.

09/04/2013

Raphael Vineyard in Peconic, N.Y. (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Long Island’s North Fork Wine Country

The North Fork of Long Island is wine country and locals in the towns of Peconic and Southold say that if you spend the day there, your cares will wash away.

07/10/2013

Hot dog link cutting at Nathan's on Coney Island - May 23, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs Is Back, Now With Wine And Clams

Instead of a ribbon-cutting, there was a ceremonial cutting of the hot dog links at Nathan’s Famous hot dogs on Coney Island Thursday.

05/23/2013

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This Weekend: Atlantic City Boardwalk Wine Promenade

The Do AC Boardwalk Wine Promenade is this weekend in Atlantic City, showcasing the best local wines around.

05/03/2013

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Energy Mogul Says He’s Been Cheated By Wine Merchants Too Many Times

A Florida billionaire energy maven and wine collector told a New York jury Wednesday that he doesn’t even like wine auctions anymore, because he has too often been the victim of buying fake wine.

04/03/2013

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