10/31/18 6:00am

The new Cutchogue winery and tasting room is now under construction. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

Sannino Vineyard raised the timbers for its new eco-friendly winery and tasting room in Cutchogue Tuesday. Glasses clinked and the barbecue sizzled as friends, family and wine industry leaders gathered at the 8.9-acre property off Route 48 and Alvah’s Lane to watch the 6,000-square-foot winery operation take shape.

“To our friends and family, who have been waiting very many months, thank you for joining us,” said owner Anthony Sannino with his wife and co-owner, Lisa, by his side. “Thank you for taking part in something that is super exciting to us. Salud!” (more…)

10/30/18 5:55am

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Even the most discerning of buyers would take notice of this Shelter Island estate. Its elegance and grandeur make it fit for the Hamptons, but it also boasts of a tranquility that can only be found on Shelter Island.

“It is a remarkable property,” said listing agent Wayne Marciano of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty. “It is a peaceful Shelter Island retreat that offers the perfect expression of stately, seaside elegance.” (more…)

10/29/18 6:10am
Riverhead Farmers Market

Lucy Senesac at the Riverhead Farmers Market in 2015. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

The indoor Riverhead Farmers Market will return to downtown Riverhead next month in a new location.

The market is moving into 54 East Main Street, which was previously a consignment shop. It is just a few steps down the road from its former location at 17 East Main Street and is similar in size, but comes with an added luxury the old space lacked: heat. (more…)

10/28/18 6:10am

There is so much to see and do in Port Jefferson. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

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The seaside village of Port Jefferson is a gem on the North Shore. There is ample to do in the scenic downtown from skating and dining to shopping and theater — and all the attractions are within walking distance from one another. Leave the car in park for a while to spend the perfect day in Port Jeff. (more…)

10/28/18 5:52am

Channing Daughters Winery in Bridgehampton.

The North Fork is a standout in the Long Island wine region. With 90-point wines and the shear number of vineyards to visit — more than 40 — it is a clear go-to destination for a day of hitting wineries. But it is not the only option.

But there are a handful of wineries on the South Fork farther west worth checking out. This guide features all you need to know for planning a trip to Long Island tasting rooms that are off the North Fork. (more…)