07/21/14 11:00am
Paul Anthony will host as the Ninth Annual Long Island Comedy Festival comes to Martha Clara Vineyards on Saturday. (Credit: Courtesy of the Long Island Comedy Festival)

Paul Anthony will host as the Ninth Annual Long Island Comedy Festival comes to Martha Clara Vineyards on Saturday. (Credit: Courtesy of the Long Island Comedy Festival)

The yuks will abound on the North Fork this weekend as two local vineyards host stand-up comedy nights this Saturday

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07/01/14 1:44pm
Ann Marie and Marco Borghese at the Hamptons Wine & Food Festival in 2010. (Credit: Long Island Wine Press, file)

Ann Marie and Marco Borghese at the Hamptons Wine & Food Festival in 2010. (Credit: Long Island Wine Press, file)

The following is the Long Island Wine Council’s statement on the passing of Marco and Ann Marie Borghese, printed in its entireity.

The Long Island wine region is profoundly saddened by the passing of two of our very dear colleagues over the past week. Just days after hearing that Ann Marie Borghese quietly lost her courageous battle with cancer, we learned of the sudden loss of her husband, Marco Borghese, in a tragic car accident.  (more…)

01/24/12 7:43pm

SAMANTHA BRIX PHOTO | Marco and Ann Marie Borghese, owners of Castello di Borghese, in their Cutchogue tasting room.

Marco and Ann Marie Borghese visited the North Fork for the first time for a wine tasting on Thanksgiving of 1998.

The longtime wine lovers — Mr. Borghese’s relatives owned a vineyard in Florence for generations and Ms. Borghese studied French wine in Paris — at once fell in love with Long Island’s land of grapevines.

“We came here to taste — not to shop for a vineyard,” Mr. Borghese said. (more…)