2016 Wall Street Journal

2016 Wall Street Journal

On Long Island’s North Fork, the Popular Rosé Isn’t a Focus
Winemakers open up about the popular choice and its importance to them as a category

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2016 Wine Spectator

2016 Wine Spectator

Going Zen at Bedell Cellars

At one of Long Island's premier estates, Richard Olsen-Harbich aims to make distinctly North Fork wines.

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2016 Wine Spectator

2016 Wine Spectator

The Hipster's Guide to the 2016 Grand Tour

"New Yorkers and Potomac dwellers, show some love to the best of your backyard produce. The Bedell Musée North Fork of Long Island Merlot-based blend, made only in the best vintages of a very vintage-variable region, has become something of a grand vin of New York"

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2015 New York Post

2015 New York Post

Inside a movie mogul's Obama-approved Long Island winery

It reads like a meet-cute scene from a Hollywood film - perhaps one that former New line co-chairman Michael Lynne, who produced hits like Oscar-winning "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and "Wedding Crashers," helmed himself.

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2015 - Wine Business Monthly

2015 - Wine Business Monthly

Bedell Cellars and CEO Trent Preszler Named Sustainability All-Stars

Sustainable Long Island will honor Bedell Cellars and their CEO Trent Preszler at the 3rd Annual Sustainability All-Star Awards on Wednesday, December 2, 2015.

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2015 - Long Island Pulse

2015 - Long Island Pulse

Vine Guys

As a child, Rich Olsen-Harbich’s parents introduced him to grape varieties, many of which came from Rhineland, his mother’s birthplace. A native Long Islander, he carried this botanical interest with him to Cornell University where he studied agronomy, viticulture and oenology.

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2015 Hamptons Magazine

2015 Hamptons Magazine

A Look Inside the Famous Vineyard Bedell Cellars

Bedell Cellars has undergone its own aging process since its inception 35 years ago. A progression distinguished by a spotlight on the destination itself, as well as family history, tradition, and top-notch wine blends, including their latest summer launch—a First Crush White—has planted this internationally acclaimed winery firmly on oenophiles’ radar.

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2015 - Wine Enthusiast

2015 - Wine Enthusiast

Cool Coastings, Long Island's White Wines

The North and South Forks of Long Island represent a uniquely maritime region, unlike any other in the world.

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2015 - The Wall Street Journal

2015 - The Wall Street Journal

A Day in the Hectic, Happy Life of a Winemaker

From fork-lifting grapes to tasting red blends, Richard Olsen-Harbich loves his work at Bedell Cellars on the North Fork of Long Island so much, he hopes he can do it forever.

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2015 - Hamptons Magazine

2015 - Hamptons Magazine

Best of the Bees

Meet North Fork Honey, a locally sourced specialty available at the Tasting Room at Bedell Cellars.

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2015 - Town & Country Magazine

2015 - Town & Country Magazine

12 Bottles of Rosé to Try This Summer

Stop and drink the rosé:

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2015 - Hamptons Magazine

2015 - Hamptons Magazine

As the owner of Bedell Cellars and a Museum of Modern Art trustee, Michael Lynne was at a
MoMA party last May when he and his artist friend Mickalene Thomas decided to collaborate on a
wine label.

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2015 - New York Post

2015 - New York Post

Work Hard, Play Harder with These Fine Pieces.

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2015 - New York Observer

2015 - New York Observer

Liquid Assets: Wine Entrepreneurs Share Their Vintage Secrets:

"You buy a winery because you can,” says Michael Lynne, owner of Bedell Cellars, one of the most established and respected brands in New York State. He dove into the wine business in 1999, purchasing an existing vineyard and tasting room.

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2015 - Wine Enthusiast

2015 - Wine Enthusiast

Mogul Michael Lynne Talks Wine and Film Production

The co-founder of New Line Cinema and Unique Features is also owner of Bedell Cellars on the North Fork of Long Island, New York.

By Anna Lee C. Iijima

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2014 - New York Times Style Magazine

2014 - New York Times Style Magazine

Mickalene Thomas Creates a Wine Label

Michael Lynne, the former CEO of New Line Cinema, is a longtime art collector and supporter; as an entertainment lawyer in the 1970s and ’80s, he represented artists like Julian Schnabel and Jean Michel Basquiat in exchange for some of the works they were creating. Today, he is both the owner of the North Fork, Long Island, winery Bedell Cellars and a Museum of Modern Art trustee — which is how, at a MoMA party in May, he found himself seated next to his friend, the artist Mickalene Thomas, whose work he also collects.

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2014 - New York Post

2014 - New York Post

Odds & Ends

North Fork, LI, winery Bedell Cellars, previously paired with Chuck Close, Eric Fischl, April Gornik, Ross Bleckner doing a new First Crush Red in tandem with filmmaker Mickalene Thomas. You’ll read about this in 2015’s Times…

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2014 - Wine Spectator

2014 - Wine Spectator

Long Island's Rising Tide

0n the East End of Long Island, winemakers pray to the sea. About 75 miles east of Manhattan, the island's twin forks open like a crab claw. Between them is Peconic Bay, with the North Fork jutting into Long Island Sound and the South Fork in thrall to the Atlantic Ocean.

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2014 - Edible East End

2014 - Edible East End

The Cool New World

The terms “Old World” and “New World” have been part of the wine lexicon for decades. Old World wines, defined as the product of terroir and tradition, are grown in less than perfect conditions and yield wines of elegance and balance. New World wines, commonly grown in warmer climates, are dark with inky extraction, high alcohol and overtly ripe fruit.

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2013 - New York Post

2013 - New York Post

Inauguration an Empire Statement

It may be a Washington inauguration, but it’s going to have a real New York flavor. Because Sen. Charles Schumer is chairman of the inauguration committee putting on the event, the ceremony and following luncheon are filled with Empire State food, music and dignitaries—including Bedell Cellars... 

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