06/26/17 12:42pm

A Jamesport Vineyards staffer pours some local selections. (Credit: David Benthal photos)

Now in its third year, North Fork Crush Artisanal Food and Wine Festival returned to Jamesport Vineyards on Saturday, June 24.

More than two dozen wine producers gathered at the Main Road vineyard and offered samples of their wines — many poured by the winemakers themselves — and bottles for purchase.

We sent contributing northforker photographer David Benthal to capture the fun.

See the photos below. (more…)

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…)

04/03/17 6:02am
Chef Fran's Kitchenwares

Fran Walker insider her new store, Chef Fran’s Kitchenware in Jamesport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Preparing local duck from Crescent Farms or sautéed asparagus from Bay View Market and Farms calls for the proper cookware.

Enter Chef Fran’s Kitchenware, a new store set to open in Jamesport’s downtown area Friday, April 14. (more…)

03/16/17 6:00am

KRYSTEN MASSA PHOTO

A former potato farm on Sound Avenue has been proposed as the site of Long Island’s first “farm to pint” brewery, with most ingredients used in the beer-making process to be grown on site.

The project, which has been dubbed Jamesport Farm Brewery and calls for the creation of a brewery and tasting room in an existing 3,200-square-foot barn, is located on 43 acres on the southern side of Sound Avenue, between Manor and Herricks lanes in Jamesport.

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