06/21/16 3:41pm
North Fork beekeeper Laura Klahre with her husband, Coffee Pot Cellars and Osprey's Dominion winemaker Adam Suprenant. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

North Fork beekeeper Laura Klahre with her husband, Coffee Pot Cellars and Osprey’s Dominion winemaker Adam Suprenant. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

If one half of a married couple is a beekeeper and the other a winemaker, you can count on hearing one question fairly regularly.

“People always come and ask, ‘When are you going to make a honey wine?'” said Coffee Pot Cellars owner and winemaker Adam Suprenant, whose wife Laura Klahre sells her Blossom Meadow honey out of their Cutchogue tasting room.  (more…)

11/23/15 6:30am

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Google honeybee and you will get more than 10 millions results.

Now run a quick search for “sunflower leafcutter bee” and you will get fewer than 500 returns.

North Fork beekeeper Laura Klahre, owner of artisanal honey product company Blossom Meadow, points out this fact in a recent TED Talk titled “How to Increase Food Production by Using Native Pollinators.
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09/19/14 7:00am
Coffee Pot Cellars' new winasaur "Adam" made his debut in front of the Cutchouge tasting room Thursday.  (Cyndi Murray photo)

Coffee Pot Cellars’ new winasaur “Adam” made his debut in front of the Cutchouge tasting room Thursday. (Cyndi Murray photo)

The next time you’re driving down Main Road in Cutchogue, be on the lookout for a dinosaur. Actually, make that a wine-asaur.

Or as the co-owner of Coffee Pot Cellars spells it, winasaur. And she can spell it any way she wants; she invented it.

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08/27/14 7:00am
A bottle of "Flu Shot" from The Giving Room in Southold. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A bottle of “Flu Shot” from The Giving Room in Southold. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The changing of the seasons could mean achy joints, stuffy noses and a sore throat are heading your way.

Whether you’re spending the last days of your summer vacation here or just trying to make it through the work week, no one wants to battle a nasty case of the common cold. (more…)