Marty Byrnes of Aeros Cultured Oyster Company, Southold, shucks oysters.
Visitors enjoyed beautiful weather for day one of the Taste North Fork event on Saturday as merchants, restaurants, and vineyards offered up special deals and tastings across the region.
The event, sponsored by Long Island Wine Council and the East End Tourism Alliance, features free shuttle service among the various locations over the two-day festival.
View our scenes from Love Lane in Mattituck and Greenport on Saturday and check out snap shots from Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyards here.
Taste North Fork continues today from noon to 5 p.m. Click here for the lineup.
Front Street, Greenport.
Women enjoy a treat at Blue Duck Bakery in Greenport.
Diners at Noah’s in Greenport.
Gene Krupski, left, of MarGene Farms looks on as customers discuss what to buy.
Lombardi’s Love Lane Market owner Lauren Lombardi, left, prepares samples with server Skylar Grathwohl.
A group of friends waits for a table outside Love Lane Market.
Roanoake Vineyards’ Gabby and Richard Pisacano outside their Love Lane tasting room.
Greg Ammirati, owner of Ammirati Love Lane serves David and Joanne Kalt of Centerville, Va.
Dave Giambalvo of Long Beach samples some sweets as Love Lane Sweet Shoppe owner Jackie Wilsberg looks on.
Fresh tomatoes from KK’s.
Karen Danzer of KK’s Farm in Southold helps Rosemary Batcheller of Mattituck with a purchase