The weather has cooled substantially the past few days, but it’s been a typically hot, humid summer here on Long Island. It’s the kind of summer when liquid refreshment is important — preferably something under $20, with fresh flavors and food-friendly acidity. (more…)
The Merlot for Monarchs campaign launched in late July. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Laura Klahre lights up when she talks about the power of pollinators. The Southold beekeeper and owner of Blossom Meadow Farm is a leader on the subject and even hosted a TED Talk on increasing food production by using native pollinators, which has been viewed more than 2,000 times on YouTube.
She often shares her insights with vineyard goers at her Cutchogue tasting room, Coffee Pot Cellars, which she co-owns with husband and award-wining winemaker Adam Suprenant. Time after time, Klahre notes that, “So many people care when they are informed. It is heartwarming.” (more…)
When it comes to beachfront living on the North Fork, it doesn’t get better than owning property on the Peconic Bay.
The sugar sand beaches and sweeping 180 degree views of New Suffolk to Mattituck and the South Fork make bayfront living a dream. This 2,400-square-foot Cutchogue estate located on 2.17 acres takes the idea of a quintessential North Fork beach house to the max. (more…)
Who has the best sauce on the North Fork? Victoria Witczak of Cutchogue, 13, will be the judge of that. She is inviting locals to bring a pot of their homemade red sauce to Pugliese Vineyards in Cutchogue where she’ll crown the winner the “Sauce Boss.” (more…)
One of the best parts of visiting the North Fork is the wineries. Bedell Cellars in Cutchogue is always worth a stop. Earlier this week, we visited the Main Road tasting room that lends itself as a beautiful backdrop for outdoor summer events and weddings. (more…)