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(Courtesy: Mattebella Vineyards)

We get it, your fur baby is part of the family and there’s no reason Fido should have to stay at home with puppy eyes while you explore the North Fork’s wineries and vineyards.

Here are eight dog-friendly vineyards that welcome man’s best friend to come along for the ride. 

Palmer Vineyards

This Riverhead winery, that welcomes leashed dogs outside on the lawn, provides a beautiful view overlooking 49 acres of sustainably farmed vineyards. Palmer Vineyards is currently accepting walk-ins on a first come, first served basis and reservations can be made for wine club members only.

Palmer Vineyards is located at 5020 Sound Ave, Riverhead; 631-722-9463


Guests and their pups are welcomed to relax and play games on the lawn. (Credit: Madison Fender)

RGNY in Riverhead has taken a new approach to wine through more immersive experiences and events. Feel free to bring along your furry friends, as long as they are leashed and on the lawn, dogs are welcome to join in on the fun. The family-friend vineyard offers plenty of outdoor fun, including corn hole, Uno, and Jenga. Reservations are not required, however, they are strongly recommended.

RGNY is located at 6025 Sound Ave, Riverhead; 631-298-0075

Lieb Cellars

The tasting room at Lieb Cellars in Cutchogue. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Fido deserves to watch breathtaking sunsets over the rural setting of Oregon Road too, and the view at Lieb Cellars provides just that along with hand-harvested, estate wines. Dogs are allowed on the patio as long as they are leashed and supervised. Reservations are highly recommended for all guests, especially on weekends, and all tables are on a 90-minute time limit.

Lieb Cellars is located at 13050 Oregon Rd, Cutchogue; 631-734-1100  

Jason’s Vineyard

This Jamesport vineyard is not only pet friendly, but actually encourages you to bring your pup with you while you sip their boutique wines amongst alpacas and sheep. No reservations are required and seating is on a first come, first served basis.

Jason’s Vineyard is located at 1785 Main Rd, Jamesport; 631-238-5801

The Tap Room at Corey Creek

The bar at Bedell Cellars Tap Room at Corey Creek. (Credit: David Benthal)

Designed with the perfect balance of rustic vineyard and coastal chic, The Tap Room at Corey Creek offering Bedell Cellars’ handcrafted sustainable wine on tap is a must-visit North Fork tasting room. Bring along your small, well-behaved, and leashed dog to enjoy the Twilight Series on the lawn on Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m. Walk-ins only, group of 6 max.

The Tap Room at Corey Creek is located at 45470 Route 25, Southold; 631-765-4168

Mattebella Vineyards

Mattebella Vineyards in Southold. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Well-behaved dogs are welcomed at this 15-acre intimate and educational winery located in Southold, which produces old world style wines while being committed to practicing an environmentally-friendly method of farming. With a landscape adorned with diverse and seasonal gardens including fig trees, herb and vegetable gardens, edible flower gardens and more, Mattebella’s wine tasting setting is beautiful and relaxing.

Mattebella Vineyards is located at 46005 Main Rd, Southold; 631-655-9554

The Lenz Winery 

Leashed dogs are welcomed inside the tasting room and in the courtyard at this Peconic winery. Lenz is currently open for tastings daily and reservations are required for all guests.

The Lenz Winery is located at 38355 Main Rd, Peconic; 631-734-6010

Macari Vineyards 

Bring your pup along to sample award-winning wines at Macari Vineyards in Mattituck. The rustic tasting room serves wines by the flight, glass, or bottle along with plenty of provisions to snack on. Leashed dogs are welcomed in the tasting room, but we suggest grabbing a spot outside overlooking the scenic vineyards. Reservations are required and must be made in advance.

Macari Vineyards is located at 150 Bergen Rd, Mattituck; 631-298-0100