Paumanok Vineyards has earned a reputation for making some of the best wine on Long Island by producing consistently delicious, well-balanced wines over the course of many years. One of winemaker Kareem Massoud’s most popular wines is his chenin blanc, which has a near-cult following in some circles. (more…)
North Fork summers present plenty of reasons to raise a glass — from dinners with waterfront views, catching sunsets on the beach and seafood that can hold its own with other East Coast regions.
And when it comes to finding a bottle of wine, North Forkers need not look further than their own backyards.
North Fork vineyards have cellars full of wines ready for everything our region’s high season throws at us. We spoke to local vintners for picks for every summer occasion, from clambakes on the beach to backyard soirées. (more…)
Here in New York, if you’re looking for great riesling, you are mostly better off looking to the Finger Lakes, a region that consistently produces some of the best riesling in the United States. (more…)
Our spring wine picks pose for a photo at Palmer Vineyards in Riverhead. (Credit: David Benthal)
As the snow melts and the weather warms, we all start thinking about the early spring bounty Long Island has in store for us. From leafy greens like the season’s first spinach to crunchier vegetables like radishes and asparagus to the first ramps and garlic scapes that shoot from the ground, we’re soon going to have a wide array of local produce to eat. (more…)