Whether or not you have your own fireplace, you can stay warm the old-fashioned way with this guide.
❶ Briermere Farms, 4414 Sound Ave., Riverhead
Briemere sells the wood left over from the pruning and removal of its apple trees. Fruit wood burns well and smells great, but it’s hard to find unless you know a fruit farmer. Now you do.
❷ Sherwood House Vineyard, 1291 Main Road, Jamesport
One of the great tasting room fireplaces on the North Fork — and a nice place to enjoy wine.
❸ Long Island Firewood at Colorful Gardens, 1636 Main Road, Laurel
Landscaper Manuel Kanel sells seasoned firewood at this convenient location.
❹ Antiques and Old Lace, 31935 Main Road, Cutchogue
Owner Gene Mott says the antique fire screens he offers are so popular they sell as soon as he gets them, but he generally has a selection of antique fireplace cranes (a device that hangs a stew pot over the fire), tongs and bellows.
❺ Mattebella Vineyards, 46005 Main Road, Southold
The Tasting Cottage here is a converted barn where you can relax and sample wines in front of a warming fire that you did not have to build.
❻ Hampton Hearth and Patio, 56600 Main Road, Southold
This showroom is filled with wood-burning and gas fireplaces ready to purchase and install, as well as fire pits in any configuration you can think of — from a giant steel saucer with an iron mesh cover to a diminutive pot with a chimney and a round hole for wood.
❼ One Woman Winery, 5195 Old North Road, Southold
If you enjoy a fire outdoors, warmed by flames and a glass of cabernet franc, the tasting room at One Woman is the place to be.
❽ Brian Cass, 11 Smith St., Shelter Island
Cass offers seasoned, local firewood in any size you need. Got a wood stove that will only take 10-inch pieces? He’s got you covered.
❾ Ram’s Head Inn, 108 Ram Island Drive, Shelter Island
This 100-year-old inn sits on a hill above Coecles Harbor, offering big views winter or summer. Inside, the new owner has added elegance to the old country charm and the main fireplace still roars on a cold night.