05/17/17 6:01am
The vineyard's vines burned in several chimineas on the patio during last year's event. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy, file photo)

The vineyard’s vines burned in several chimineas on the patio during last year’s event. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy, file photo)

Get ready to enjoy dishes smoked and roasted over the burning wood of North Fork grape vine clippings.

Jamesport Vineyards will host its second annual “Burning of the Vines” Celebration at the Main Road vineyard on Saturday, June 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. (more…)

01/13/17 6:00am
This barn will soon host private parties at Jamesport Vineyards. (Credit: Nicole Smith)

This rustic barn will soon host private parties at Jamesport Vineyards. (Credit: Nicole Smith)

Jamesport Vineyards will soon offer a secluded space for private tastings in addition to its main tasting room and manicured back lawn.

An old wooden cauliflower shed on the Main Road property will be reborn as an event space, open for private parties and intimate tastings. (more…)

06/06/16 6:10am
Chefs Jeffrey Cochrane and Dan Edgett making culinary magic in the outdoor kitchen.

Chefs Jeffrey Cochrane and Dan Edgett cooking in Jamesport Vineyards’ outdoor kitchen during the recent Burning of the Vines celebration (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

You know you’ve arrived on the food scene when you’re rated by Zagat, one of the most respected restaurant guides in the world.

Zagat recently included Jamesport Vineyards in an article headlined “8 must-visit wineries with stellar food.”  (more…)

06/03/16 6:00am
Syrah grapes at Jamesport Vineyards, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a great Friday night deal. (Credit: vera Chinese)

Syrah grapes at Jamesport Vineyards, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a great Friday night deal. (Credit: vera Chinese)

Looking for something to do on the North Fork this weekend?  Northforker has you covered.

Here are nine events to check out. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional ideas. (more…)

05/28/16 6:00am
Party-goers under the tent at the 2015 North Fork Crush event. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Party-goers under the tent at the 2015 North Fork Crush event. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

If food, wine and fun is on your list this summer, Jamesport Vineyards will be the location for an event next month that promises all three in one afternoon.

The North Fork Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival is returning to the Main Road winery for the second consecutive year June 25.  (more…)

05/16/16 6:05am
Anne Marie Goerler, Ron Goerler Jr., Jean-Louis Bossuet and Jean Guillaume Kerrinckx of Tonnellerie Bossuet barrels, Ron Goerler Sr., and winemaker Dean Babiar (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy Photos)

Anne Marie Goerler, Ron Goerler Jr., Jean-Louis Bossuet, Jean Guillaume, Ron Goerler Sr. and winemaker Dean Babiar at Jamesport Vineyards. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy Photos)

It was a celebration of both old and the new at Jamesport Vineyards Saturday.

The Main Road winery celebrated 30 years in business with its first “Burning of the Vines” celebration on the same night it released a new bottle.  (more…)

05/04/16 6:01am
Three generations of the Goerler family at the North Fork Crush event at Jamesport Vineyards on June 27, 2015. From left: Alex, Ron Jr. and Ron Sr. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Three generations of the Goerler family at the North Fork Crush event at Jamesport Vineyards in June 2015. From left: Alex, Ron Jr. and Ron Sr. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

It was 1986 when Ron Goerler Sr. purchased the 165-year-old barn that houses the winery and tasting room at Jamesport Vineyards.

Today, the stately structure is still in use, but Goerler’s son Ron Jr. now oversees production of the nearly 5,000 cases the winery makes each year. And the third generation of Goerlers, Ron Jr.’s children, help out in the vineyard.

Now, one of Long Island Wine Country’s founding families is celebrating 30 years of growing North Fork wine by hosting a “Burning of the Vines” party, where food cooked over old vine branches will be served. (more…)