Dan Farrell inside Roanoke Vineyards Love Lane tasting room. (Credit: David Benthal)
Dan Farrell considers himself a born teacher. So it makes sense that the retired school psychologist, who has worked part-time as a pourer at Roanoke Vineyards in Riverhead since 2012, decided to broaden his wine knowledge two years ago by becoming a certified sommelier.
“Life is an ongoing educational process,” Farrell, 59, said in a recent interview at the members-only vineyard’s public location, a tasting room and wine bar on Love Lane in Mattituck. “I just enjoy talking to people about wine.” (more…)
Thursday was a glorious day to go wine tasting on the North Fork, so I took the day off from my day job and did just that. My wife and I, along with another couple, visited a handful of wineries and we tasted some beautiful wines.
Sample some Bridge Lane Wines rosé during the first-ever North Fork Rosé Crawl on June 11. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
A late spring day dedicated to sampling different styles of North Fork rosé is set for next month.
Four area wineries — Bridge Lane Wines, Castello di Borghese vineyard and winery, The Lenz Winery and Roanoke Vineyards on Love Lane — will offer complimentary tastings of the pink drink of the summer during the first-ever “North Fork Rosé Crawl.” (more…)