07/04/15 8:20am
From left, Humberto Rocha, executive officer of the Sagres; guest Selma de Silva; Paulo Portugal, Commanding Officer of Sagres; Ron Bruer from the East End Seaport Museum. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

From left, Humberto Rocha, executive officer of the Sagres; guest Selma de Silva; Paulo Portugal, Commanding Officer of Sagres; Ron Bruer from the East End Seaport Museum. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

The Tall Ships Captain’s Reception was held Friday night at Peconic Landing’s Brecknock Hall in Greenport. The reception serves as the kick-off for the Tall Ships festival. (more…)

07/04/15 6:22am
A bottle of Palmer Vineyards sauvignon blanc. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A bottle of Palmer Vineyards sauvignon blanc. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Think summer is too warm for a bold glass of merlot or pinot noir? Think again.

We asked six local wine pros to select a Long Island wine to drink this summer. The catch? Winemakers could not select their own.

And their answers might surprise you.

So what are they drinking this season? Read on to find out. (more…)

07/03/15 6:00am
Beasley of Coffee Pot Cellars. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Beasley of Coffee Pot Cellars. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Whether you find them lounging in a sunny spot in the tasting room, sniffing along the barrel racks in the winery or running through the vines, many dogs call the North Fork’s vineyards their home. Some pooches, like Remi at Macari Vineyards, keep their owners company while blending wines like the tasty Dos Aquas red and white. Others, like Beasley at Coffee Pot Cellars, even have a wine named after them. (more…)

07/03/15 6:00am
Find a great bargain this weekend. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Find a great bargain this weekend. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Whether you’re looking for unique tchotchkes to decorate the mantel or are on the hunt for vintage clothing (or maybe an octagonal fish tank!), you’re in luck: There are a few scheduled yard and tag sales between Riverhead and Greenport from Friday, July 3 to Sunday, July 5.

Read on to find the perfect sale for you, as listed in the Classifieds section of the July 2 edition of the Riverhead News-Review and The Suffolk Times. (more…)