Now that spring has sprung, local farmer’s markets, restaurants, hotels and shops are opening at a breakneck speed.
Here is a list of East End businesses that have recently reopened or will open soon, along with the return of one of the season’s most-anticipated rosés.
• Wölffer Estate Vineyard’s ‘Summer in a Bottle’ rosé
Wölffer Estate Vineyard’s best-selling Summer in a Bottle rosé is back for a third season and started shipping this week. The popular pink wine, perennially a northforker favorite, has sold out twice in the last two years.
Fresh and fruity, this tasty wine is sold in a beautiful bottle designed by the UK team IWANT. Nothing says summer on the East End like this bottle on your outdoor patio table.
To order a case visit wolffer.com or stop by the Wolffer Estate Wine Stand to pick up a bottle. You might also find it at Roanoke Vineyards’ Love Lane tasting room in Mattituck. The Wine Stand opened on March 11 and is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through Sundays.
Get it before it’s gone.
Wolffer Estate Vineyard is located at 139 Sagg Road in Sagaponack. The wine stand is located at 3312 Montauk Highway in Sagaponack.
• Claudio’s Restaurant
A North Fork destination in and of itself, Claudio’s restaurant is scheduled to open for the season on Thursday, April 14, while Claudio’s Clam Bar & Wharf will open the following week.
Claudio’s restaurant is located at 111 Main Street in Greenport.
• Garden of Eve Organic Farm and Market
Known for its certified organic produce, Riverhead’s Garden of Eve Organic Farm and Market is already open for the season.
The farm and market opened on March 19 and is already selling its produce, as well as organic potting soil and seedlings in its garden center and signing up members for the summer CSA program. The farm is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Garden of Eve is located at 4558 Sound Avenue in Riverhead.
• Ram’s Head Inn
Shelter Island’s Ram’s Head Inn opened for the 2016 season on Saturday, March 26 with a new spring menu.
For more information call (631) 749-0811 or visit theramsheadinn.com. The Ram’s Head Inn is located at 108 Ram Island Drive on Shelter Island.
• Sang Lee Farms
Sang Lee Farms in Peconic will open full time for the season on Saturday, April 23.
While the farm had been open only for winter CSA members, it is now open on Fridays for everyone from noon to 5 p.m., selling its produce, as well as soups and breads.
The farm will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week beginning April 23.
Sang Lee Farms is located at 25180 Route 48 in Peconic.
• Scrimshaw Waterside Restaurant
Scrimshaw Waterside Restaurant will reopen for the season on Friday, April 1.
The restaurant will celebrate later in the month on April 23 with a multi-course Chinese banquet and wines from Raphael Vineyards. To make a reservation call (631)477-8882. Scrimshaw’s summer hours for dinner will be Monday through Sunday from 5:30 p.m. It will serve lunch on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.
Scrimshaw Waterside Restaurant is located at 102 Main Street in Greenport.
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