Martha Clara Vineyards hosts 10th annual ‘Rotary Uncorked’ benefit

Chefs Brian Burner and Dominick Scotto of JoeÕs Garage and Grill in downtown Riverhead prepare pork buns for Rotary Uncorked 2014. (Credit: Sonja Reinholt Derr)

Chefs Brian Burner and Dominick Scotto of Joe’s Garage and Grill in downtown Riverhead prepare pork buns for Rotary Uncorked 2014. (Credit: Sonja Reinholt Derr)

The Rotary Club of Riverhead will hold its 10th annual “Rotary Uncorked” benefit at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead this Wednesday, May 25, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Editor’s Note: This event is now sold out. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

This year’s program will include food tastings from 30 restaurants and food purveyors, including: Cooperage Inn, Briermere Farms, Lobster Roll, Love Lane Kitchen, PeraBell Food Bar, Sonoma Grill and The Village Cheese Shop.

Some of the wineries and craft breweries serving includes: Clovis Point WinesMartha Clara Vineyards, Roanoke Vineyards, Greenport Harbor Brewery, Sparkling Pointe Winery and Woodside Orchards Hard Cider.

There will also be live music, a silent auction and raffle.

“Every year it gets more traction,” said Randy Morreale, the rotary’s event chairperson. “This year we have some nice sponsors.”

The annual event raises funds for local Riverhead charities. This year, proceeds will benefit homeless military veterans through General Needs, an East Northport organization that provides help to veterans and their families.

“We’ll be helping out local veterans in the area,” said Morreale. “They agreed to help local people, which was one of our stipulations.”

Tickets are $80 per person and must be purchased in advance. To order tickets, call (631) 208-9571 or visit rotaryuncorked2015.eventbrite.com. For more information, email melellwood@optonline.net or RotaryUncorked2015@aol.com.

Martha Clara Vineyards is located at 6025 Sound Avenue in Riverhead.