12/06/19 6:00am

Suellen Tunney inside the tasting barn at McCall Wines in Cutchogue Tuesday. (Credit: Mahreen Khan)

As you enter Baiting Hollow, a sign along Sound Avenue greets drivers to Long Island Wine Country.

Even as more wineries pop up on the South Fork and farther up Island, the gateway to the North Fork is still largely considered the entryway to the local wine region. READ

11/11/19 6:00am

Warm up with some bubbly and tasty treats at Sparkling Pointe this month. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

There are a lot of great food and wine events across the North Fork each year. The best ones, in this writer’s opinion, are the events that bring together two or more of of our favorite purveyors in one space at a reasonable price. READ

11/09/19 5:57am

I’ve come across several books about and related to the Long Island wine community over the years. My two favorites have been 2003’s “The Vineyard: The Pleasures and Perils of Creating an American Family Winery,” by Louisa Hargrave who founded our local wine region in the 1970s with her then-husband Alex, and more recently Eileen Duffy’s “Behind the Bottle: The Rise of Wine on Long Island.” READ