Minimalist.

Artisanal mayonnaise jokes aside, while some feel the so-called locavore movement has jumped the shark, it is tough to deny the  positive environmental, economic and personal health benefits conferred upon the community that strives to support local food producers. With that, it gives us great pleasure to announce the On The Real official wine of the summer (apparently summer has its own song, why the hell not its own wine?) is made by local Long Island family-owned vintner, Paumanok.MinimalistIt’s called Minimalist, a name that exactly describes the wine itself (if not the experience drinking it.) Handpicked select Chardonnay grapes are harvested and put through a filter press, whole cluster, and then transferred to new French Oak puncheons for 17 months. No filtering, no messing about. Just pure, simple, beautiful wine with great depth and brilliant clarity. You can only get yourself a bottle by taking a trip out to the North Fork and visiting the Paumanok tasting room in Aquebogue– but what a perfect way to relieve your parched summer throat.

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