12/13/16 6:02am
Roman Roth, winemaker, and partner at Wölffer Estate Vineyard inside Wölffer Kitchen in Sag Harbor. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

Roman Roth, winemaker and partner at Wölffer Estate Vineyards. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

Two Wölffer Estate Vineyard 2013 reds have been named to a ‘Best of 2016’ list by a critic at one of the wine world’s most influential publications.

Mark Squires of Robert Parker’s Wine Advocates chose the Sagaponack vineyard’s 2013 Fatalis Fatum as one of the East Coast’s best wines and the winery’s 2013 Caya Cabernet Franc as a 2016 best value. The list included selections from the East Coast, Portugal, Greece and Israel/Lebanon. (more…)

10/07/15 6:17am
A bottle of Grapes of Roth 2010 merlot. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A bottle of Grapes of Roth 2010 merlot. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Wine Spectator recently reviewed 10 diverse Long Island wines with one local bottle, Grapes of Roth’s 2010 merlot, scoring 92 points.

That “elegant” red, writes Wine Spectator editor Thomas Matthews, has “a polished texture [that] carries balanced flavors of tart cherry, pomegranate, toasted hazelnut and espresso in this expressive red. [It] features firm, well-integrated tannins and lively acidity.” (more…)

08/17/15 2:45pm
There are only 200 boxes and 200 cases of Bridge Lane Rosé left. (Credit: Lenn Thompson, file)

There are only 200 boxes and 200 cases of 2014 Bridge Lane Rosé left. (Credit: Lenn Thompson, file)

If you haven’t sampled the North Fork’s 2014 rosés, time may be running out.

It started this weekend when Wölffer Estate Vineyards issued a statement that they were running dangerously low on their popular pink wines and hinted that the supply might not last through Labor Day. (more…)

04/27/15 5:50am
Bedell Cellars

A wedding at Bedell Cellars in Cutchogue. (Courtesy Roberto Falck Photography.)

The lush grapevines and budding fruit of Long Island’s vineyards serve as some of the most beautiful backdrops for New York weddings, according to a blogger featured on marthastewartweddings.com. (more…)