09/07/19 11:00am

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Thomas Spotteck.

The Shelter Island Historical Society gave Islanders a taste of recent history with a presentation on Aug. 25 by winemaker Tom Spotteck, reviewing the history of Long Island wines. Although Long Island has supported strong farming traditions for centuries, the winemaking culture has flourished here only within the last few decades. Mr. Spotteck is the winemaker and oenologist at Lenz, owned by Peter and Deborah Carroll.

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12/07/16 8:00am
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Wine consultant Dorothy-Dean Thomas will be dispensing advice on how to find the best wines for your holiday celebration at the next installment of Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Public Library on December 16 at 7 p.m. (more…)

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03/10/16 4:30pm
COURTESY IMAGE | Wine is the topic for discussion at Friday Night Dialogues tomorrow.

COURTESY IMAGE | Wine is the topic for discussion at Friday Night Dialogues tomorrow.

BY DAVID ROGGIE  | CONTRIBUTOR
De De Thomas will share her thoughts on “The Wonderful World of Wine” and all the ways to enjoy it at the Shelter Island Library Friday Night Dialogues on March 11 at 7 p.m.

Ms. Thomas believes most people can enjoy wine with a little knowledge and a lot of curiosity, but much depends on an individual’s palate. (more…)