Grant Parpan

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Grant Parpan

Grant Parpan is the content director for Times Review Partners, a division of Times Review Media Group in Mattituck. Grant joined the Times Review staff in 2006 as a reporter and has covered nearly every beat in the newsroom. He currently writes about lifestyle and business content, including writing about the North Fork food, wine and arts scenes for northforker.com. Grant began his career in 2003 as a reporter and editor at The Signal, a daily newspaper in Santa Clarita, California. In his career, he has won dozens of awards from the New York Press Association, the Associated Press, the National Newspaper Association and the Press Club of Long Island.

11/24/18 6:05am

A bird’s eye view of Cutchogue. (Credit: David Benthal)

The Long Island Wine Trail begins on Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow and continues up Routes 48 and 25 to Greenport. Along the path, there are dozens of wineries, each with its own distinct features.

But the true beginning of Long Island Wine Country exists in Cutchogue, where the first vines were planted and 11 tasting rooms are open today. If there were a capital for Long Island wine, its flag would fly somewhere in the rows at Castello di Borghese, among the oldest vines in the region. (more…)

11/23/18 6:00am

After identifying our a particular tree at Zuhoski Farms on Oregon Road in Cutchogue, we returned with decorations and photographer David Benthal to capture the North Fork at Christmas, northforker style. (Credit: David Benthal)

For those of us at northforker, 2018 marked a year of tremendous growth and hard work.

We expanded from four issues to 10, while also introducing a new long-form monthly video series and several other multimedia projects, including a monthly podcast.

The result, from what we’ve been told, has been an increased awareness and appreciation of our brand. (more…)