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We asked Long Island’s wineries to tell us about the history of their vineyards, the wine they make and what makes their tasting room a unique place to visit. Read up on the wineries to plan your next stop along the Long Island wine trail.

This guide features write-ups on most Long Island tasting rooms and includes important information like the varieties of grapes grown and hours of operation.

BAITING HOLLOW FARM VINEYARD

Owner: The Rubin family

Winemaker: Tom Drozd

Hours of operation: seasonal; see website

Year established: 2007

Acres: 17

Varieties: riesling, chardonnay, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, merlot

BHFV is both warm and cool…

With a warm and beautiful tasting house and gift shop, this Sound Avenue winery is unique and highly popular for a variety of reasons.

The bucolic property and its incredibly convenient location, at the western-most cusp of the North Fork, with an emphasis on hospitality, features in addition to its great wine, some wonderful food and beverage choices like freshly baked pies as well as craft beer and cider. Visitors love its cool vibe because they are entertained by some of the area’s top musical acts and the fact that there is always a lot else going on.

It is also cool knowing that a portion of the profits from four of its proprietary wines-Angel Chardonnay, Mirage, Savannah Rose, and Sweet Isis benefit horse rescue efforts. In addition, BHFV produces a cabernet franc rose dessert wine called Cheval Bleu amongst its overall 14 wine selections, many of which have received medals in competitions. 

BHFV is open all year ‘round. The addition of its hot grille, artisanal cheese bar, as well as pie tastings on weekends, coincides well with what has become one family-friendly environment due to a great deal of attention given to the quality of each visitor’s experience and all of the vineyard’s offerings. 

2114 Sound Ave., Baiting Hollow; 631-369-0100; bhfvineyard.com

BEDELL CELLARS

Owner: The Lynne Family

Winemaker: Richard Olsen-Harbich

Hours of operation: Sunday- Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; see website for seasonal hours.

Year established: 1980

Acres: 75

Varieties: merlot, cabernet franc, malbec, syrah, petit verdot, chardonnay, viognier, sauvignon blanc, albariño, pinot gris

A benchmark for the North Fork wine region, Bedell Cellars is a family-owned winery with a commitment to quality, creativity, and sustainable farming. Their wines have achieved critical acclaim and were proudly served at the 2013 U.S. Presidential Inauguration. Wine Spectator called its flagship red blend, Musee, a “Grand Vin of New York.” Five of its current and limited-production wines are included in the tasting flight. Wines may also be purchased by the glass or bottle, many of which are not available outside the winery. Winemaker Richard Olsen-Harbich is a pioneer who wrote the North Fork of Long Island AVA in 1986. He uses indigenous yeasts and estate-grown grapes to hand craft wines that express the vine- yard’s unique maritime terroir. He also co-founded Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing, the first sustainability program on the East Coast, in 2012.

36225 Main Road, Cutchogue; 631-734-7537; bedellcellars.com  

BRIDGE LANE WINE  

Owner: Jeffrey Hass

Winemaker: Russell Hearn

Hours of operation: noon-7 p.m. Wednesday-Monday between Memorial Day and Labor Day

Year established: 2004

Acres: 85

Varieties: pinot blanc, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, viognier, riesling, pinot noir, cabernet franc, merlot, petit verdot, malbec, cabernet sauvignon

Stop by this Mattituck winery on Cox Neck Road for some great tastings, live music, lawn games and picnics.  Bridge Lane Wine is proud to be the first winery on Long Island to produce wine in several alternative formats, including bottles, boxes, kegs and cans.

In February 2018, it released all five wines in cans. Each four-pack is the equivalent of two bottles of wine and is perfect for outdoor activities, such as camping, boating, beaching and barbecues. The winery is pleased to produce easy-drinking wines in multiple, affordable formats that make wine drinking less serious and more fun.

35 Cox Neck Road, Mattituck; 631-298-1942; bridgelanewine.com 

CASTELLO DI BORGHESE  

Owners: Giovanni and Allegra Borghese

Winemaker: Erik Bilka

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Year established: 1973

Acres: 25

Varieties: chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, white meritage, rosé of merlot, rosé of pinot noir, rosé of cabernet franc, pinot noir reserve, merlot, merlot/cabernet sauvignon blend, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, port-style fortified cabernet francUpon reaching Long Island Wine Country’s birthplace on Route 48, visitors are greeted with a message written on barrels placed on top of a truck declaring this Cutchogue winery’s proudest accomplishment — pinot noir.Castello di Borghese describes this variety as “the jewel in our crown.”

The winery is very proud of its establishment’s history, ongoing legacy, and award-winning wines. It was named Long Island Winery of The Year in 2018 by Long Island Uncorked.The winery also enjoys celebrating local artisans through collaborations and annual community events.

In December 2018, Borghese served its award-winning 2015 Reserve Pinot Noir and Afterglow, a port-style dessert wine made from Cabernet Franc, with a five-course meal prepared by former North Fork Table & Inn chef Stephan Bogardus at the James Beard Foundation dinner in New York City. The knowledgeable staff guides visitors through tastings in hopes of having them discover something new to love and share with others.

17150 Route 48, Cutchogue; 631-734-5111; castellodiborghese.com

CHANNING DAUGHTERS WINERY  

Channing Daughters Winery. Christopher Tracy, partner/winemaker. Feb. 22, 2016. photo by Randee Daddona


Owners: Molly Channing, Larry Perrine, Christopher Tracy and Allison Dubin

Winemaker: Christopher Tracy

Hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, year round

Year established: 1982

Acres: 28

Varieties: chardonnay, pinot grigio, tocai friulano, sauvignon blanc, muscat ottonel, malvasia, gewürztraminer, ribolla gialla, pinot bianco, merlot, blaufränkisch, dornfelder, syrah, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, teroldego, refosco, lagrein

Channing Daughters produces local wines from more than two dozen varieties of grapes – more than any other winery on the East End. The Bridgehampton vineyard is a founding member of Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing, an independent, third-party-certified sustainable viticulture program.

The winery’s commitment to quality is evident in its award-winning bottles. The quaint tasting room offers samplings of at least six different wines each day and provides informative notes about the wines and the winemaking process. Channing Daughters’ very attractive wine club gives members access to limited-release wines and a few special events annually.

927 Scuttle Hole Road, Bridgehampton; 631-537-7224; channingdaughters.com

CHRONICLE WINES AT PECONIC CELLAR DOOR

Owners: Alie Shaper and Robin Epperson-McCarthy

Winemakers: Alie Shaper and Robin Epperson-McCarthy

Hours of operation: Winter: noon-7 p.m. Friday-Monday; Summer: noon-7 p.m. Thursday-Monday

Year established: 2017

Varieties: chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, syrah, vidal blanc, pinot blanc, pinot gris, viognier, riesling, corot noir, malbec, petit verdot, gewürztraminer

This Peconic tasting room is a must-visit for micro fermentation fanatics, and is founded by two North Fork winemakers and friends. After years of working wine harvests at home and abroad, Robin, returned home to launch her label, Saltbird Cellars. Alie relocated to the North Fork after founding urban winery and label Brooklyn Oenology, and subsequently creating As If Wines and Haywater Cove. Together, the two founded Chronicle Wines at Peconic Cellar Door, a home for their wines and collaborative projects. It is a place for connecting and story-telling, and where one can enjoy educational tastings, shop Chronicle Wines and canned spritzers, and take part in community events. 

2885 Peconic Lane, Peconic; 631-488-0046; chroniclewines.co/taste

CLOVIS POINT VINEYARD

Owners: Nasrallah Misk, Mark Misk and Richard Frey

Winemaker: John Leo

Hours of operation: noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday

Year established: vines were planted in 2001; tasting room opened in 2007

Acres: 7

Varieties: merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, malbec, syrah, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc

This charming vineyard in Jamesport features extraordinary wines and provides visitors with an intimate tasting experience.  Limos, buses and vans are not allowed at Clovis Point Vineyard, which prides itself on creating a true personal experience for its customers — ranging from wine connoisseurs to those just starting out and wanting to learn.

The small-production winery provides extremely high-quality wines that are tended to throughout the season by its diligent vineyard workers and winemaker. Over 30 wines have earned awards at several competitions, including the International Eastern Wine Competition, New York Wine & Food Classic, Finger Lakes International Wine Competition and American Wine Society.

Clovis has also received high scores in Wine Advocate.  Clovis Point is proud of its wine club, which has between 750 and 850 members, and participates in community events and supports charities such as Toys for Tots and Long Island Cares.

1935 Main Road, Jamesport; 631-722-4222; clovispointwines.com 

COFFEE POT CELLARS

Owners: Adam Suprenant and Laura Klahre

Winemaker: Adam Suprenant

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Monday

Year established: 2008

Acres: 12

Varieties: cabernet blend, red blend, Tuscan style, pinot noir, chardonnay, pinot grigio, sauvignon blanc, riesling, muscat-canelli (moscato) rosé

When you enter this Cutchogue tasting room, you’ll be greeted by beekeeper Laura and her 12-year-old pug, Beasley. Winemaker Adam Suprenant also stops by each afternoon for additional banter and in-depth discussion about the wines. Coffee Pot Cellars’ fruit – including sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, gewürztraminer and merlot – are all purchased from North Fork vineyards. Coffee Pot Cellars was awarded Best Rosé in New York State at the 2019 New York Wine Classic and their 2013 Merlot recently received 91 points and ‘Editor’s Choice’ in Wine Enthusiast. The Merlot is part of Coffee Pot Cellars’ Merlot for Monarchs Campaign to restore habitat for the decimated monarch butterfly population. For every bottle of Merlot sold, Coffee Pot Cellars works with Blossom Meadow Farm and the Girl Scouts to grow and plant a milkweed on Long Island (the only plants that serve as food for newly hatched caterpillars). Increasingly known for blending wine, art and conservation together, Coffee Pot Cellars is home to an 18 foot-long cork dinosaur ‘Winasaur’ made from over 6,000 wine corks and a knitted tapestry succinctly showing how temperature plays a major role in outstanding vintages. The husband-and-wife team’s wines consistently receive high scores in Wine Advocate, Wine Enthusiast, Wine Spectator and medals at the New York Wine Classic. 

31855 Main Road, Cutchogue; 631-765-8929; coffeepotcellars.com 

CROTEAUX VINEYARDS

Owners: Barbara Frankel and Kristen Pennessi

Winemaker: Alie Shaper

Hours of operation: 12-6:30 p.m. daily

Year established: 2003

Acres: 10.5

Varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc

Croteaux Vineyards, located in Southold, New York, is the only vineyard in the United States that is exclusively dedicated to growing vinifera grapes for producing Provence-style rosé wines. Planted in 2003, our vineyards and tasting garden are set against the backdrop of two historic farms that have been in continuous agricultural production since the 1700s. Summertime creates the perfect setting to taste our dry, crisp, fun-to-drink wines under a weeping cherry tree, where every sip is filled with the distinct natural flavors of each varietal. Each year brings a fresh vintage of Croteaux rosés that are released in spring and sold out by fall.

1450 South Harbor Road, Southold; 631-765-6099; croteaux.com

DEL VINO VINEYARDS

Owners: Lisa and Fred Giachetti

Winemakers: Lisa and Fred Giachetti

Hours of operation: seasonal; see website

Year established: 2015

Acres: 12

Varieties: cabernet blend, red blend, Tuscan style, pinot noir, chardonnay, pinot grigio, sauvignon blanc, riesling, muscat-canelli (moscato) rosé

Del Vino Vineyards, certified sustainable, is located on the rolling hills in Northport; the towns first vineyard. Owners Lisa & Fred Giachetti incorporate their Italian heritage into their wines and vineyard with recipes that are over 100 years old. Grapes are hand-harvested and processed by a dedicated and knowledgeable team. This essential human touch brings forth the characteristics of each vintage through a balance of delicate coaxing and gentle restraint.  When you visit the tasting room, you are coming to their home. Each guest is greeted by the owners who enjoy conversations about wine-making and the history of the 90 year old farm house that was renovated. There are indoor and outdoor seating areas to enjoy wine by the glass or bottle and guests can enjoy live music year round on weekends. The vineyard offers a tapas menu and local craft beer on tap. Tastings are held by appointment only. Throughout the year, guests can enjoy a variety of events including cigar night, wine and cheese pairings and summer lawn games. The vineyard also has space for special events.

29 Norwood Road, Northport; 631-335-8466; delvinovineyards.com

DUCK WALK VINEYARDS

Owner: The Damianos family

Winemaker: Erik Bilka

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tastings end at 5:30 p.m.

Year established: 1994

Acres: 70

Varieties: merlot, malbec, pinot meunier, cabernet sauvignon, riesling, sauvignon blanc, pinot grigio, chardonnay, cayuga

This vineyard’s Southold location, with its spacious, vaulted tasting room, accommodates large groups and celebrations. It’s also a dream ambiance for a wine country wedding, providing the perfect setting for your special day.

Conveniently located near fine dining in Southold and Greenport, Duck Walk North features wine accompaniments and offers local craft beer on tap. It plans to launch a more modern and user-friendly website this year.

Duck Walk Vineyards, whose iconic labels evoke the beach, is most proud of creating a brand that’s well known on both the North and South forks.

44535 Route 25, Southold; 631-765-3500, ext. 2

231 Montauk Highway, Water Mill; 631-726-7555, ext. 4; duckwalk.com

GRAMERCY VINEYARDS

Owner: Carol Sullivan

Winemaker: Roman Roth

Hours of operation: by appointment

Year established: 2002

Acres: 3.5

Varieties: merlot, cabernet franc

Owner Carol Sullivan has created the quintessential boutique vineyard in Mattituck.

Tastings are held by appointment only in Gramercy Vineyard’s rustic barn, which was restored and relocated from behind the Mattituck post office. The barn was once part of the blacksmith shop.

The vineyard’s two farms are both over 100 years old and all of the buildings located on the property have been fully restored.

When you come to Gramercy, you are also coming to Carol’s home, where she lives adjacent to the vineyard.

Small groups are able to walk the vineyard and are welcome to spend the day or stop by for a tasting. Outside food is allowed.

The owner also gives tours assisted by her two terriers.

Gramercy has remained a small and intimate establishment featuring some of the best wines on the North Fork as a result of winemaker Roman Roth’s adept craftsmanship.

10020 Old Sound Ave., Mattituck; 631-298-1213; gramercyvineyards.com

HARBES VINEYARD

Owner: The Harbes family

Winemaker: Erik Bilka

Hours of operation: Open daily from May 8 to Nov. 1

Year established: 2003

Acres: 10

Varieties: chardonnay, merlot, chenin blanc, sauvignon blanc, cabernet franc

Uniquely located on a southern- facing slope just off Long Island Sound, this Mattituck vineyard offers a beautiful, rustic ambiance in its wine tasting barn, which is a 100-year-old restored potato barn.

Harbes Vineyard is the North Fork’s first certified sustainable vineyard. Its wines have won medals in the New York Wine Classic and have earned

high scores from Wine Enthusiast.

Wine lovers are encouraged to join Harbes Vineyard’s wine club. Members receive exclusive benefits, which include access to library wines, discounts, and much more.

In 2019, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet Franc grapes were added to the original Chardonnay and Merlot planting, thus doubling the size of the vineyard.

In addition to providing a selection of award-winning limited wines, the vineyard, located at Harbes Family Farm, offers local produce and fresh foods on site, live music most weekends, and Harbes adjacent eight acre family-friendly Barnyard Adventure attraction.

Harbes Vineyard wines are available online through their webstore, which is accessible through their website.

715 Sound Ave., Mattituck; 631-298-WINE (9463); harbesvineyard.com

HARMONY VINEYARDS

Owner: David Acker

Winemaker: Thomas Spotteck

Hours of operation: Thursday, 5 to 11 p.m.; Friday 5 p.m. to midnight; Saturday 1 p.m. to midnight; Sunday 12 to 8 p.m. (Offseason hours differ. Open year round)

Year established: 2012

Acres: 4

Varieties: chardonnay, merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon

Harmony Vineyards, adjacent to Stony Brook Harbor, offers live entertainment during the season on weekends from 2 to 5 p.m.

The winery also hosts a drink-in theater with outdoor movies every Friday at sundown during the summer and fall months. The movie list can be found on their website calendar. It takes about 70 minutes to drive
to Harmony Vineyards from Manhattan — and just three minutes by cab from the St. James train station. The farm was established in 1690 and the original farmer’s homestead has been carefully restored and converted into the winery’s tasting room. An area of the farm was replanted with French varietals in 2002.

After producing numerous vintages enabling vine maturation, Harmony opened in 2012 and has been delighted by the public’s reception.

169 Harbor Road, Saint James; 631-291-9900; harmonyvineyards.com

JAMESPORT VINEYARDS

Owner: The Goerler family

Winemaker: Dean Babiar

Hours of operation: Varies by season; check website or call for hours.

Year established: 1986

Acres: 45

Varieties: sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, albariño, riesling, merlot, cabernet franc, lagrein, teroldego, syrah, cabernet sauvignon, petit verdot

Jamesport Vineyards is a third-generation run winery on the North Fork. For over 35 years, Jamesport has been providing our guests with a top-notched experience. With an outdoor patio, as well as beautifully landscaped sitting areas amongst the gardens, guests can enjoy sitting and tasting a wide variety of wines. All of the vineyards and wines are maintained with sustainability in mind. Little Oak Kitchen is a wood-fired kitchen on the property that provides our guests with artisanal pizzas using only the best local ingredients as well as small bites to complement our wines. Additionally, The Milford T  Benjamin House sits on the property and can be rented by guests who wish to vacation amongst the vines.

1216 Main Road, Jamesport; 631-722-5256; jamesportwines.com

JASON’S VINEYARD

Owner: The Damianos Family

Winemaker: Erik Bilka

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

Year established: 1998

Acres: 15

Varieties: chardonnay, riesling, sauvignon blanc, pinot blanc, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, malbec, seyval blanc, cayuga, vidal blanc

The tastings room at Jason’s Vineyard offers boutique wine in a cozy atmosphere. The staff focuses on personal service and producing quality wines. It is truly an idyllic North Fork spot.

The Jamesport winery continues to carry on the vision of the late Jason Damianos and his winemaking practices. The staff values customers and continues to cultivate relationships with them, carrying on the traditions Jason started. In 2017, the vineyard added late-night Fridays, with live music until 8 p.m. The winery also hosts well-known local musicians throughout the year.

The tasting room is also a mini-farm, where sheep and llama live. It’s a family-friendly destination for wine and picnicking.

1785 Main Road, Jamesport; 631-238-5801; jasonsvineyard.com

KONTOKOSTA WINERY

Owners: Michael and Constantine Kontokosta

Winemaker: Gilles Martin

Hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays; winter hours may vary.

Year established: 2002

Acres: 62

Varieties: sauvignon blanc, viognier, riesling, cabernet franc, merlot, syrah, cabernet sauvignon

The North Fork’s first tasting room and winery with a waterfront location on the Long Island Sound is located in Greenport. Kontokosta Winery is approximately 9,000 square feet and houses a spacious tasting room with a winemaking facility, which produces 3,500 cases annually. Current selections include 2017 Sauvignon Blanc, 2017 Viognier, 2017 Chardonnay, 2017 Riesling, 2017 Field Blend, 2016 Anemometer White, 2016 Rose, 2013 Anemometer Red, 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018 Cabernet Franc and 2015 Merlot. Tours are available during the season on weekends and wine club memberships are available. Kontokosta is also ideal for weddings, corporate retreats and private events.

825 North Road, Greenport; 631-477-6977; kontokostawinery.com

LAUREL LAKE VINEYARDS

Owners: Francisco Gillmore, Alejandro Parot, Juan Sepulveda and Joe DePietto

Winemaker: Juan Sepulveda

Hours of operation: varies by season; check website or call for hours.

Year established: 1984

Acres: 27

Varieties: pinot gris, sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, gewürztraminer, riesling, pinot noir, merlot, cabernet franc, syrah, cabernet sauvignon

With a relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff, visitors will feel right at home in this Main Road winery.

Laurel Lake Vineyards grows, produces and bottles on-site 16 different types of wines, so there’s a little something for everyone to choose from.
 There are indoor and outdoor seating areas to enjoy a tasting flight, as well as wine by the glass or bottle. 
If guests are unable to visit the winery they could purchase their favorite wines on the website.

Several events are planned for this season, including wine and chocolate pairings and wine and food pairing dinners. Wine club memberships are also available. The winery is very proud of the awards and medals it has won over the years and especially enjoys meeting customers who stop by to purchase a bottle of wine that they had at a restaurant or a friend’s house.

3165 Main Road, Laurel; 631-298-1420; llwines.com

THE LENZ WINERY

Owners: Peter and Deborah Carroll

Winemaker: Thomas Spotteck

Hours of operation: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

Year established: 1978

Acres: 67

Varieties: merlot, cabernet sauvignon, malbec, petit verdot, cabernet franc, chardonnay, gewürztraminer, pinot noir, sauvignon blanc, pinot gris 

Whether you choose to enjoy a tasting in the courtyard on a warm summer day or an intimate and cozy tasting in the historic tasting room, the highly trained staff at this Peconic winery provides visitors with a memorable experience. 

Lenz, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary and is one of the founding vineyards on the North Fork, only produces varietals from estate-grown grapes and has a long-standing and meticulous winemaking process. The staff works hard to create a unique balance of a high-quality, educated wine tasting experience. The winery has also embraced newer trends, such as food trucks and live music while preserving the farm’s historic and bucolic setting that visitors love. Throughout the year, Lenz offers a variety of educational events, including barrel tastings with the winemaker, vineyard tours, and vertical and library tastings. Other activities include the Merlot Classic, Dinner in the Vines, and more. Live musicians are also booked for most weekends in the summer and fall.

38355 Main Road, Peconic; 631-734-6010; lenzwine.com

LIEB CELLARS

Owner: Jeffrey Hass

Winemaker: Russell Hearn

Hours of operation: Noon-7 p.m.

Year established: 1992

Acres: 85

Varieties: pinot blanc, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, viognier, riesling, pinot noir, cabernet franc, merlot, petit verdot, malbec, cabernet sauvignon

Quaint and cozy with beautiful sunsets, delicious wine and a well-curated snack menu, this Oregon Road winery provides a comfortable environment where guests can enjoy tastings while learning about Long Island’s wine region.

Visitors to the North Fork should stop off at Lieb Cellars because of its knowledgeable staff and exceptional hospitality.

The vineyard is very proud of its North Fork wines and continues to find ways to further improve its hospitality and deliver a heightened experience for guests. Its newest innovation is an online reservation system that enables guests to plan their visit and reserve a table.

13050 Oregon Road, Cutchogue; 631-734-1100; liebcellars.com

LOUGHLIN VINEYARD

Owners: Elizabeth Cutrone, Patricia Jones and Mary Ellen Loughlin

Winemaker: Elizabeth Cutrone

Hours of operation: Open year round Saturdays and Sundays — seasonal hours 1-5:30 p.m.; winter hours 1-4:30 p.m.

Year established: 1984

Acres: 5

Varieties: chardonnay, rosé, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, blush

Tucked in the woods off a trail at John Ellis Roosevelt’s historical Meadow Croft Estate in Sayville is a hidden, rustic and friendly vineyard that features some of Long Island’s finest wines.

Loughlin Vineyard recently released its first rosé, Pinky Rosé, which is named after a beloved donkey who used to roam the property.

An old wood stove is located inside the small tasting room. There’s an outdoor seating area and Irish music fundraisers are held during the warmer months.

Tours of the Roosevelts’ summer home are available from May through November. For a nice stroll or bike ride, check out the beautiful nature trails located at end of the vineyard.

Visitors are welcome to bring their own food and leashed dogs to the family-friendly establishment.

Barney Loughlin, who created the winery 34 years ago, sadly passed away this year. His three daughters — Elizabeth Cutrone, Patricia Jones and Mary Ellen Loughlin — continue to run the family business while growing his legacy and keeping his wonderful spirit alive.

Meadowcroft Estate, Sayville; 631-589-0027; loughlinvineyardny.com

MACARI VINEYARDS

Owners: Joseph and Alexandra Macari

Winemaker: Kelly Koch

Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Year established: 1995

Acres: 180

Varieties: sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, malbec, petit verdot, syrah, pinot noir, pinot meunier

This Mattituck tasting room has sweeping vineyard views where visitors can sit inside or outside on the deck overlooking the vines. 

Several tasting flights and wines by the glass or bottle are available. Macari just launched three new wine clubs and has been planning exclusive wine club member events and new wine releases. 

The winery is proud to have received high scores and accolades in Wine Advocate, The Daily Meal, Food & Wine and Time Out New York, as well as medals at the New York Wine & Food Classic.

When asked about other things we should convey to readers about the winery and tasting room, owner Joseph Macari said: “Because our farm is so special to us, and this region so unique, we know that we wouldn’t want to make wine anywhere else in the world. As owners and hands-on operators, we are wholly dedicated to producing age-worthy, balanced, world-class wines.”

150 Bergen Ave., Mattituck; 631-298-0100; macariwines.com

MATTEBELLA VINEYARDS

Owners: Mark Tobin and Christine Ferrari Tobin

Winemaker: Mark Tobin

Hours of operation: Daylight saving time 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Eastern Standard Time 11 a.m.-5 p.m. January-March open Friday-Monday.

Year established: Planted 1996-97. Mattebella-owned since 2005.

Acres: 15

Varieties: chardonnay, merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon

Visit this Southold winery for an intimate and educational tasting experience through a combination of excellent wines, beautiful surroundings and delicious finger foods.

From the vegetable and fig gardens — as well as the plethora of roses and hydrangea herb gardens — nature is incorporated into every element at Mattebella Vineyards. The certified sustainable farm never uses herbicides; only organic fertilizer is used and grapes are handpicked. The field is mostly hand-tended, too. The establishment is proud of its organic focus and farms responsibly with great respect for the land.

The winery has constantly earned medals at national competitions and received high scores in Wine Advocate.

Several new tasting menus feature unique, small pairings and additional tasting areas have been added.

46005 Main Road, Southold; 631-655-9554; mattebellavineyards.com

MCCALL WINES

Owner: Russ McCall

Winemaker: Gilles Martin

Hours of operation: Seasonal; please check website.

Year established: The Corchaug Estate was planted in 1997. The first vintage was in 2007.

Acres: 37

Varieties: pinot noir, merlot, sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, cabernet franc, petit verdot, syrah, cabernet sauvignon

The rustic setting at this Cutchogue vineyard provides visitors with a reminder of the North Fork’s agricultural past.

McCall Wines is decorated with antique farm tools and photos of the North Fork dating back to the early 1900s.

There’s an additional 20 acres of grazing pastures for the beautiful, grass-fed Charolais cattle. The tasting room was repurposed from the original potato barn at Downs Farm. The winery is known for its pinot noir and keeps its focus on wine and beef.

McCall was the first winery on the North Fork to install a windmill for generating power. It continues to produce all of the tasting room’s electricity.

The establishment is certified sustainable and has maintained a small production in order to harvest by hand and illicit flavors naturally without additives. The wines are consistently acknowledged as some of the best in the region in Wine Advocate, Wine Enthusiast, Wine Spectator and the New York Wine & Grape Foundation.

Burger Nights with North Fork Table & Inn’s food truck will be held Friday night starting mid-May. McCall also plans to host more food trucks, including Grace & Grit and Fortina Pizza.

22600 Main Road, Cutchogue; 631-724-5764; mccallwines.com

THE OLD FIELD VINEYARDS    

Owners: Rosamond and Christian Baiz

Winemakers: Rosamond Baiz and Perry Bliss

Hours of operation: Memorial Day weekend-Thanksgiving: Thursday-Monday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Check website for winter hours.

Year established: 1974

Acres: 10

Varieties: merlot, cabernet franc, pinot noir, sauvignon blanc, chardonnay

Sip on handcrafted wines while enjoying the view of 1850s buildings and wonderful, old shade trees at this Main Road winery.

The Old Field Vineyards in Southold features a tasting bar with a laid-back atmosphere and doesn’t permit buses or groups over 10 people.

Five family members run the micro-operation to create premium red, white, and sparkling wines. They use sustainable practices in their winery and vineyard. Established in 1974, Old Field is the longest continually family-owned vineyard and winery on eastern Long Island. This year, the family is also proud to celebrate its 100th anniversary of owning and operating the farm.

59600 Main Road, Southold; 631-765-0004; theoldfield.com

ONE WOMAN WINES & VINEYARDS

Owner: Claudia Purita

Winemaker: Claudia Purita

Hours of operation: November to May from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m Thursday to Monday; June to October from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily

Year established: 2005

Acres: 35

Varieties: chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, grüner veltliner, gewürztraminer, chenin blanc, merlot, petit verdot, pinot noir, dolcetto, cabernet franc

Those seeking an intimate winery experience away from all the crowds should visit this tiny, rustic tasting room in Southold.

One Woman Wines & Vineyards is a quintessential North Fork tasting room that’s less than 160 square feet and doesn’t allow large groups or limos during business hours. Despite the tasting room’s size, customers experience a relaxing and informative tasting experience of unique varietals.

Claudia Purita — owner, vineyard manager and winemaker — focuses on fruit quality and cultivates the best grapes. Not many winemakers are also vineyard managers, which provides her with an unsurpassed level of quality control.

The winery is also passionate about sustainability. It was one of the first vineyards to be certified sustainable by Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing in 2012. In addition, Cornell University Long Island Horticulture Research and Extension Center trials organic viticulture practices at One Woman.

The tasting room, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, is featuring a limited production of two new single varietal wines — pinot noir and chenin blanc. The winery has also added an outdoor bar and courtyard seating area.

Leashed pets and outside food are allowed. No outside alcohol. Large groups, limos and buses may book reservations before business hours.

5195 Old North Road, Southold; 631-765-1200; onewomanwines.com

OSPREY’S DOMINION

Owners: Bud Koehler and the Tyree Family

Winemaker: Adam Surprenant

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Year established: 1983

Acres: 72

Varieties: chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, riesling, pinot gris, gewürztraminer, merlot, carménère, malbec, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, petit verdot, pinot noir, tannat

For a family- and pet-friendly atmosphere with lawn games and beautiful areas to enjoy bring-your-own picnics while tasting award-winning wines, then stop by this Main Road vineyard in Peconic.

Osprey’s Dominion, which grows 13 varietals, is proud of the high scores it has received in Wine Advocate, Wine Enthusiast and Wine Spectator and awards at the New York Wine & Food Classic, Atlantic Seaboard Competition and Taster’s Guild International, among others.

The winery offers rentable areas for groups. The establishment also serves Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.’s Harbor Ale and has outside bar stations.

44075 Main Road, Peconic; 631-765-6188; ospreysdominion.com

PALMER VINEYARDS       

Owners: Charles and Ursula Massoud

Winemaker: Kareem Massoud

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Year established: 1983

Acres: 49

Varieties: merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, syrah, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, pinot blanc, viognier, albariño, muscat, malvasia, riesling, gewürztraminer.

Palmer Vineyards is dedicated to producing the highest-quality wines and sharing them with visitors within its laid-back atmosphere.

The Riverhead winery overlooks 49 acres of rolling vineyards. Besides the beautiful view of the sustainably farmed vineyard, Palmer has some of the best award-winning wines created on the North Fork and is one of the oldest wineries on Long Island. Robert Palmer established the winery in 1983. Today, it is run by the Massoud Family.

5120 Sound Ave., Riverhead; 631-722-9463; palmervineyards.com

PAUMANOK VINEYARDS

Owners: Charles and Ursula Massoud

Winemaker: Kareem Massoud

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. November through March; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April through October

Year established: 1983

Acres: 86

Varieties: chardonnay, chenin blanc, riesling, sauvignon blanc, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, petit verdot

Those who stop at Paumanok Vineyards will find a range of estate-grown wines in various styles, produced with a simple goal in mind — deliciousness — and a passionate staff dedicated to making your visit memorable.

The Aquebogue winery is committed to sustainability practices and has received numerous accolades over the years from Wine Advocate, Wine Enthusiast and the NY Wine & Food Classic. It has also provided wine service at The White House.

Paumanok bottled a wine without the addition of sulfites for the first time with its 2015 Minimalist Cabernet Sauvignon. Nothing whatsoever was added and, as its name implies, the wine was made using minimalist winemaking techniques, with fruit coming from a select harvest of cabernet sauvignon clusters.

The winery became 100 percent solar-powered in 2017, with the installation of a 51-kw solar array, and continues to be certified sustainable by the Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing organization.

1074 Main Road, Aquebogue; 631-722-8800; paumanok.com

PELLEGRINI VINEYARDS           

Owner: Joyce Pellegrini

Winemaker: Zander Hargrave

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. See website.

Year established: 1991

Acres: 71

Varieties: sauvignon blanc, gewürztraminer, chardonnay, merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, petit verdot

With an array of beautiful wines of distinction and variety, there’s something to please everyone at Pellegrini Vineyards.

The winery staff is friendly, knowledgeable and professional and wants to make sure you walk away with knowledge of wine you may have not possessed before.

One accomplishment Pellegrini prides itself on is the ability to produce high-end wines consistently. It was the first Long Island winery to receive a 90-point rating from Wine Spectator and has won numerous awards and medals in competitions worldwide.

A dedication to providing top-quality wine is also reflected in continuous support from wine club members, which is the heart of Pellegrini. Whether it’s through an exclusive blend, new releases or special events, Pellegrini’s care and devotion to its guests continues to shine.

23005 Main Road, Cutchogue; 631-734-4111; pellegrinivineyards.com

PINDAR VINEYARDS

Owner: The Damianos Family

Winemaker: Erik Bilka

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; tastings end at 5:30 p.m.; see website.

Year established: 1979

Acres: 350

Varieties: chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, riesling, moscato, viognier, rosé, cayuga, merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, syrah, gamay, pinot meunier, brut, gewürztraminer, cabernet port

Whether you are just starting out in the world of wine tasting or a seasoned enthusiast, Pindar Vineyards is known for having a friendly tasting room that provides a wide range of varieties — from dry to sweet and sparkling to dessert — to assist visitors on their wine tasting journey.

The Peconic winery maintains the traditions of founder Dr. Herodotus “Dan” Damianos while also integrating new and modern technology. It also continues to implement sustainable practices. 

In 2017, Pindar released Dr. Dan’s Signature Collection from the 2014 vintage as a limited, premium line of merlot and cabernet sauvignon. Additionally, the winery added more tours and created VIP experiences of the Sparkling Room and an outdoor VIP bar. 

Pindar Vineyards is celebrating 40 years of winemaking in 2020. Be sure to check their website calendar for a listing of special events to commemorate this anniversary.

In addition to its flagship tasting room, Pindar has a wine shop in Port Jefferson Village.

37645 Main Road, Peconic; 631-734-6200; pindar.net

PUGLIESE VINEYARDS

Owner: The Pugliese family

Winemaker: Peter Pugliese

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Year established: 1980

Acres: 53

Varieties: chardonnay, pinot grigio, riesling, niagara, pinot noir, sangiovese, cabernet franc, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, gewurtztraminer

Pugliese Vineyards is a family owned and operated vineyard that produces a wide variety of wines, including Champagne, white, red, dessert and port.

Pat Pugliese hand-paints Champagne bottles and wine glasses for her popular gift baskets. Complementary personalization is available.

The Cutchogue winery has consistently received medals for its Champagne and wines and is grateful for its repeat customers.

Pugliese is especially proud of its Grey Gardens Roséand plans to release new vintages this year. Patrons can enjoy live outdoor music at Pugliese between May and October. The winery also hosts weddings and special events and specializes in wedding favors.

34515 Main Road, Cutchogue; 631-734-4057; pugliesevineyards.com

RAPHAEL VINEYARD & WINERY

Owners: Jack and Joan Petrocelli

Winemaker: Anthony Nappa

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; varies Fridays, Saturdays and holidays; see website

Year established: 2001

Acres: 55

Varieties: sauvignon blanc, pinot grigio, riesling, semillon, merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, petit verdot, malbec

Raphael is family built, owned and operated by four generations on the North Fork. They pride themselves in the delivery of the finest customer service to honor each and every guest. With each harvest comes new vintages and opportunities to educate and enlighten others about their winemaking process.

Grapes are hand-harvested by a dedicated, diligent and impassioned winemaking team that ensures only the finest fruit makes it into Raphael wines. 

The unique boutique winery in Peconic is inspired by Mediterranean architecture and provides a remarkably stunning atmosphere. Tours explain in-depth knowledge of the wine production and grant access to restricted areas of the winery. 

Raphael continues to improve its wine quality, celebrating its 20-year anniversary since opening, and uses wild fermentation with little fining and filtration to perfect a balance of aroma and flavor that purely express the local terroir. 

39390 Main Road, Peconic; 631-765-1100; raphaelwine.com

RGNY

Owner: Rivero González Family

Winemaker: Lilia Perez

Hours of operation: Jan-Feb: Fri-Mon 11-5pm, Closed Tues-Thurs 

Year established: 2019

Acres: 88

Varieties: Sparkling Rosé, Sparkling White, White Merlot, Viognier, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Tinto

The doors of RGNY’s tasting room are always open to anyone who is looking to immerse themselves in the ever-changing world of wine.

Dubbed the ‘New Kid on the North Fork,’ RGNY has dedicated itself to understanding the region while holding in regard its Mexican heritage—which is exclusive to the brand. 

With a nod to culture, RGNY is able to provide a unique perspective that can be seen in both their winemaking process and in their authentic consumer experiences. With the goal of fostering the Rivero González legacy into a new chapter, RGNY aims to add a level of precision to their craft, design to their approach, and a genuine relationship with their customers.

6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead; 631-727-4161

ROANOKE VINEYARDS

Owners: Richard and Soraya Pisacano

Winemaker: Roman Roth

Hours of operation: January 1 to March 31, Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; April 1 to Dec. 31, Sunday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Year established: 2000

Acres: 10

Varieties: cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, merlot, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc

Roanoke Vineyards’ wine shop and tasting room on Love Lane in Mattituck is open seven days a week. Here you can find not only Roanoke wines, but also a selection from Wölffer Estate, many available by the glass. Roanoke’s tasting room at their vineyard location is reserved for wine club members, and you can pick up a club application while on Love Lane. Club members are invited to participate in the harvest and field blending, paddle in the Roanoke Canoe Club, and enjoy many small tasting events. Roanoke takes an organic approach to their estate vineyard, which may account for the highest scoring red wines on Long Island.

165 Love Lane, Mattituck (members’ tasting room: Sound Avenue, Riverhead); 631-727-4161; roanokevineyards.net

SANNINO VINEYARD

Owners: Anthony and Lisa Sannino

Winemaker: Anthony Sannino

Hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Check website for seasonal hours.

Year established: 2007

Acres: 27

Varieties: cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, petit verdot, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc

At Sannino Vineyard, expect a high quality and immersive experience into wine making and tasting. Experience our wines through a comparative tasting style with our knowledgeable team. Located in the heart of Long Island wine country, enjoy an afternoon with views of our sustainable vineyards and an exclusive look into our wine making facilities. When tasting with Sannino, be prepared to submerge yourself in what is the glory of boutique wine making.

With a focus on growing and crafting quality wines on the North Fork of Long Island, Sannino Vineyard is owned and operated by Anthony and Lisa Sannino. The Sannino family started their North Fork journey in 2006 with the purchase of their 5 acre vineyard and homestead. The estate has grown to include their highly accredited two room bed & breakfast as well as, additional acreage for their Tasting House.

Following suit, their daughters, Marisa and Miranda, have invested years of study to perfect their parents’ passion of viticulture, enology, and sommelier. The young ladies are excited to practice their new found passion and share it with the wine community.

Sannino Vineyard now hosts intimate ‘Quaint Gatherings’ which allow guests to rent the full venue. Enjoy an evening with views of our sustainable vineyards and an exclusive look into our winemaking facilities. Treat your guests to a unique winery experience at the newest vineyard Tasting House on the North Fork.

15975 County Rt. 48, Cutchogue; 631-734-8282; sanninovineyard.com

SHERWOOD HOUSE VINEYARDS

Owners: Alex Rosanelli and Alfredo Apolloni

Winemaker: Gilles Martin

Hours of operation: 11am – 6pm Monday – Thursday, Sunday; 11am – 8pm, Friday – Saturday 

Year established: 1996

Acres: 36

Varieties: chardonnay, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, petit verdot

One of the North Fork’s most beloved producers, Sherwood House Vineyard has welcomed guests to enjoy classic, approachable wines and bespoke setting for over two decades. The Tasting Room is located within a beautifully renovated 1870’s farmhouse and boasts an impressive stone fireplace and tranquil outdoor courtyard. Sherwood House’s handcrafted wines are intended to connect people to a slower pace of life; wines that inspire the everyday enjoyment of bucolic settings and local cuisine alongside the company of family and friends. Current releases include classic Long Island varieties such as Chardonnay, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc as well as a popular White Merlot, sparkling white and rosé wines, and red blends.

1291 Main Road, Jamesport; 631-779-2817; sherwoodhousevineyards.com

SHINN ESTATE VINEYARDS

Owner: The Frankel Family

Winemaker: Patrick Caserta

Hours of operation: 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. daily

Year established: 1998

Acres: 25

Varieties: merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, petit verdot, malbec, sauvignon blanc, pinot blanc, semillon, riesling, chardonnay

Tucked away on Oregon Road, Shinn Estate offers the quintessential North Fork experience. From the cozy wine library with barrel cellar views to the outdoor patio overlooking the vineyard, this winery truly is a year-round destination. Shinn’s biodynamic farming practices became instrumental in the move toward a sustainable model on Long Island.

Co-founders of Long Island Sustainable Winegrowers, Shinn is one of three vineyards in the country to include an ingredient list on its wine label. Featured in The New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Fodors, and New York Mag, this hidden gem is a must-visit during your next trip out east.

2000 Oregon Road, Mattituck; 631-804-0367; shinnestatevineyards.com

SPARKLING POINTE VINEYARDS AND WINERY

Owners: Cynthia and Tom Rosicki

Winemaker: Gilles Martin

Hours of operation: November – April:  11am-5pm Sunday – Friday, 11am-6pm Saturday

Year established: 2004

Acres: 40

Varieties: chardonnay, pinot noir, pinot meunier

The vision of vintners Cynthia and Tom Rosicki, Sparkling Pointe encompasses 40 acres of sustainably grown vineyard planted with the classic Champagne grape varietals — pinot noir, pinot meunier and chardonnay.  

Using strictly the traditional Methode Champenoise process, Sparkling Pointe is the only winery on the North Fork to produce exclusively sparkling wines.  

The wines are produced at the onsite winery, designed and maintained by French born winemaker Gilles Martin, formerly of Champagne’s famed Deutz and Roederer Estates, who boasts a prestigious Masters of Oenology from the University of Montpellier.  

The wines are showcased at the Grand Tasting House in Southold, where guided educational tastings are conducted daily amongst exquisite views of the vineyards, winery and cellar.  

Sparkling Pointe’s portfolio features multiple sparkling wine styles including top Prestige Cuvées: Brut Seduction, Blanc de Blancs Reserve, and Blanc de Noirs, flagship wines Brut, Blanc de Blancs, and Topaz Impérial Brut Rosé, and the festive Cuvée Carnaval Red, White, and Rose labels.

39750 Route 48, Southold; 631-765-0200; sparklingpointe.com

SUHRU WINES

Owner: Susan Hearn

Winemaker: Russell Hearn

Hours of operation: April through September, Thursday through Monday, noon to 6pm; October through December & February, Friday through Monday, noon to 6pm. Closed Christmas through January 31.

Year established: 2008

Varieties: pinot grigio, riesling, sauvignon blanc, shiraz, merlot, cabernet franc, petit verdot, cabernet sauvignon, malbec

Located in the heart of downtown Cutchogue, the Suhru Wines tasting house is a small, intimate space celebrating the love of wine shared by owner Susan Hearn, and her husband and veteran Long Island winemaker Russell Hearn. 

Started in 2008 as a passion project, Suhru Wines quickly grew into something more. In the Spring of 2018, Suhru opened its Cutchogue Tasting House, run by mother-daughter duo Susan and Shelby Hearn. They invite you to enjoy their celebrated wines in their homey, beach inspired tasting house or settle into an Adirondack chair with a glass of wine in their cozy backyard.

With over three decades of winemaking experience on the East End of Long Island, winemaker Russell Hearn is focused on creating approachable, food-friendly, affordable wines from the regions in New York where they grow best. 

The Suhru Wines Tasting House offers an inviting, laid-back environment to relax with a glass of wine. Become a member of their wine club, attend one of their educational Spring Wine Seminars, or join them for Tacos + Tunes from 5-8pm on Thursday evenings in July & August to enjoy live music and the Mattitaco food truck.

28735 Main Road, Cutchogue; 631-603-8127; suhruwines.com

THE TAP ROOM AT COREY CREEK

Owner: The Lynne Family

Winemaker: Richard Olsen-Harbich

Hours of operation: see website for seasonal hours

Year established: 1980

Acres: 75

Varieties: merlot, cabernet franc, malbec, syrah, petit verdot, chardonnay, viognier, sauvignon blanc, albariño, pinot gris

The Tap Room at Corey Creek is a new way to experience the best wines Bedell Cellars has to offer.

The Southold establishment serves limited runs of small-batch, hand-crafted and sustainable wines on tap and also offers wines by the bottle and in growlers. Winemaker Richard Olsen-Harbich was among the first on the East Coast to use entirely indigenous yeasts and he co-founded Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing, the first sustainability program in the region.

The Tap Room was remodeled in 2017 with a rustic vineyard/coastal chic look that’s the perfect backdrop for private parties or enjoying tap wines with friends and family.

Try a microflight, which includes three tap wines of your choice for $12. Various specialty tap wines that are limited in production are also available.

Ask about their loyalty card and growler program.

45470 Route 25, Southold; 631-765-4168; bedellcellars.com

ANTHONY NAPPA WINES AT THE WINEMAKER STUDIO

Owners: Anthony and Sarah Nappa

Winemaker: Anthony Nappa

Hours of operation: Noon-7 p.m. Friday to Monday year round, Thursday to Monday in the summer

Year established: 2007

Anthony Nappa Wines at The Winemaker Studio offers wines that meet high standards of excellence and are made naturally without any additives. The Knowledgeable staff provides small, intimate wine tasting experiences. Nappa Wines second wine brand Shard Table Farm, named after our home farm, encompasses our small production and wine club focused wines. Wine club members are also offered pop-up dinners, and access to a members-only B&B at our homestead in Southold run by chef/owner Sarah Nappa. Giving members a close relationship with the winemaker and the Nappa wines family presents a glimpse into the farm-to-table lifestyle of the North Fork.

At the Winemaker Studio enjoy tastings of our highly rated and limited production wines. Including access to all of our Anthony Nappa Wines as well as Shared Table Farm wines including library selections and the only certified organic wines in New York. Visit our neighboring tasting room Peconic Cellar Door for more small-production handcrafted wines made by local winemakers.  

2885 Peconic Lane, Peconic, 774-641-7488; anthonynappawines.com

WHISPER VINEYARDS

Owners: Stephen and Laura Gallagher, Barbara Perrotta

Winemaker: Eric Frey

Hours of operation: Call as hours are subject to change.

Acres: 14

Year established: 2004

Varieties: chardonnay, pinot gris, merlot, cabernet blend, rose, sauvignon blanc, reisling, sparkling (blanc de blanc)

Our warm and welcoming tasting room is where your senses can experience some of Whispers award-winning wines. Carefully selected rootstock and clones, planted in 2004 match the agricultural land we have farmed since 1950. The knowledge and experience of the family business will impress some of the most concerning oenologists. All fruit is meticulously hand-picked, so only the most pristine clusters go into every bottle of Whisper wine.

485 Edgewood Avenue, St. James, 631-257-5222; whispervineyards.com

WÖLFFER ESTATE VINEYARD  

Owners: Joey and Marc Wölffer

Winemaker: Roman Roth

Hours of operation: 11am-8pm daily

Year established: 1988

Acres: 55 at Sagaponack Estate

Varieties: Sagaponack: merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, chardonnay, trebbiano, vignoles. North Fork: merlot, cabernet franc, malbec, semillon, sauvignon blanc

The Tasting Room at Wölffer Estate is both a center of activity and place of tranquility. 

Newly renovated in March 2017, guests are warmly welcomed into a rustic-modern space overlooking the lush vineyards to the east and the gently rolling Hamptons landscape to the west. 

With a reservation, guests can enjoy table service to learn about and enjoy Wölffer’s award-winning wines, ciders and spirits both inside the tasting room and outside on the expansive terrace. 

Guests and large groups looking for a more casual experience can head around the corner to The Wine Stand on Montauk Highway, a community gathering place for families, laid-back imbibing and gorgeous sunset views. 

The Estate offers a robust lineup of events each month including tours, live music, educational workshops, cellar barrel tastings and more. 

Wölffer wines stand in the company of the world’s finest, earning excellent scores and reviews from some of the most prestigious voices in wine. Recent accomplishments include a nomination for American Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast and outstanding scores from Wine Advocate and Wine Spectator.

139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack; 631-537-5106; wolffer.com

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