The brand new Southold Farm + Cellar tasting room. (Credit: Regan Meador courtesy)
On Friday, Southold Farm + Cellar’s second day back in business after more than a year, co-owner and winemaker Regan Meador tells me he has just killed five scorpions. They commonly crawl along his 62-acre property and can range in size from the diameter of a quarter to the length of a human palm, he says.
Regan and Carey Meador of Southold Farm + Cellar. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
New York Times wine writer Eric Asimov called Southold Farm + Cellar’s wines some of the region’s most exciting and creative offerings in a recent piece that also examines the vineyard’s owners’ decision to move the operation to Texas. (more…)
Carey and Regan Meador outside with their children, Coralai and Sawyer, shortly after they temporarily closed their tasting room in July. (Credit: Vera Chinese, file photo).
By now you’ve probably heard that Regan and Carey Meador, owners of Southold Farm + Cellars, have decided to put their home and vineyard on the market and move their winery operation — and young family — to Texas Hill Country. (more…)
The North Fork Food Truck visits McCall wines on Friday nights. Try a McCall grass-fed burger on a Blue Duck Bakery brioche bun and pair it with a McCall merlot. (Credit: Randee Daddona)
The burger. Juicy, charred and draped with a slice of cheese — even American will do — it’s a quintessential staple of casual summer gatherings. Whether it’s for a group of friends or just my family (burgers are the rare food we can all agree on), I love to cook them at home. Sometimes I smash them on the griddle for that exaggerated crispy crust, but most often I sear them on a hot grill — charcoal is best, but gas is OK, too — to a perfect medium to medium rare. (more…)
‘You Pretty Things’ is a syrah-based wine from Southold Farm + Cellar. (Courtesy: southoldfarmandcellar.com)
Remember that arctic blast we had two winter ago across Long Island? That was one of the colder winters I remember here, for sure. Lots of shoveling. Lots of checking the oil so we weren’t without heat. Fun stuff.
Regan Meador, co-owner and winemaker at Southold Farm + Cellar worried about those and other things – including the health of his recently planted estate vines. (more…)