At Bedell Cellars, every cellar employee has a hand — or more specifically, a flower petal, leaf or sea shell — in making the wines each harvest.
That’s because winemaker Rich Olsen-Harbich has started a tradition that increases the types of natural yeast used in the fermentation process by incorporating North Fork plants and minerals foraged by the staff. (more…)
Artist renderings of the proposed units at the Harvest Pointe condominium complex in Cutchogue. (Credit: Courtesy photo)
A 124-unit condo complex is preparing to break ground in Cutchogue with the first units expected to be move-in ready by this time next year.
Harvest Pointe, which will occupy 46 acres near the intersection of School House Lane and Griffing Street, opened a nearby sales office earlier this month. On display there are artist renderings of the proposed units, layout plans and countertop samples for the 55-and-over community, previously known as Heritage at Cutchogue.
“We’re building a first-class condominium project,” said Robert Morrow of Kenilworth Equities, which is building the units along with Jeffrey Rimland of Rimland Development. “It’s something that hasn’t been done on the North Fork in 20 years.”(more…)
Tom Hug and his wife, Jennifer DiVello, spent the days leading up to Memorial Day preparing for a flood of tourists and locals out celebrating the holiday weekend.
While the three-day weekend marks the start of the busy season for so many local shop owners, it was particularly special to Hug and DiVello, owners of Revel North Fork in Cutchogue, because it marked their first anniversary in business.
“It’s been an amazing first year,” Hug said. “The outpouring of support and appreciation was overwhelming and humbling.” (more…)