08/14/17 6:31pm

Victoria Witzcak knows how to take giving back to a whole new — and tasty — level.

Last year, the 12-year-old from Cutchogue decided to create an event dubbed the NoFo Tomato Sauce Boss Contest as a way to raise money to pay back a grant she received from the organization Katie’s Krops. The money enabled her to grow produce to donate to local food pantries.

She continued the tradition at Pugliese Vineyards in Cutchogue on Thursday night.

“I’m happy because it gives back to more people,” Victoria said about why she is proud to raise money for the organization, while also continuing to donate her freshly grown vegetables. (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…)

11/01/13 1:00pm
live music north fork winery

Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | Tommy Keys of Holbrook performing at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard.

North Fork wineries have full lineups of live music this fall. Check out our calendar through the end of November. Musicians and venues, send your event info to editor@northforker.com or post your own events in our events calendar. (more…)