09/16/16 6:00am
The Lenz Winery hosts the merlot Classic this Saturday. (Credit: Vera Chinese, file photo)

The Lenz Winery hosts its annual Merlot Classic this Saturday. (Credit: Vera Chinese, file photo)

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

Here are five events to check out this weekend. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional ideas.

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06/10/16 6:10am
A past waiter race in Greenport. (Katherine Schroder file photo)

A past waiter race in Greenport. (Katherine Schroder file photo)

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

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

09/08/14 11:00am
Sample Merlot from The Lenz Winery and other East End vineyards at the annual Merlot Classic. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Sample Merlot from The Lenz Winery and other East End vineyards at the annual Merlot Classic. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Savor the rich, nuanced flavors of more than 60 merlots from around the world Saturday, Sept. 13, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the 25th annual Merlot Classic at Lenz Winery in Peconic. (more…)

01/30/14 10:54am

Long Island Wine Country

Sure, you can enjoy a chilled glass of riesling near the fire in the dead of winter, but why do that when the velvety warmth of a sangiovese is just waiting to envelop your senses?

After all, there are more than enough varietals to complement the weather conditions characteristic of each month of the year. (more…)

12/08/13 12:30pm
grape harvest north fork vineyard winery

Photo by Barbaraellen Koch

What’s the white wine that’s most likely to be served over the holidays? Yup, it’s chardonnay. Now, before you moan and groan about it, take a step back, open your mind and get ready to reconsider America’s most popular white grape variety. There’s a reason chardonnay is so popular — and another reason some people like to say, “I hate it. Give me anything but chardonnay.” (more…)