At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I’ll say it one more time: the wines at Harbes Vineyard are way better than they need to be. With the throngs of people who visit their farm and agritainment mecca on the North Fork, they could get away with mediocre wines for the masses — but that’s not what I’ve found. Ed Harbes and consulting winemaker Erik Bilka are doing good things and Harbes Vineyard is a producer on the rise. It’s a winery that wine lovers, not just wine tourists, need to know.(more…)
Picnic season is upon us. So what should you be pairing up with your spring meals?
Well, we asked local wine producers and restaurateurs to select the wines for you to enjoy this spring (and forget about that terrible winter). One rule: They weren’t allowed to choose their own brands.
Read on to find out which wines our team of pros picked out: (more…)