08/17/19 6:00am

Owners Ashley Knight and Chris Chobor inside The Juice Box on Shelter Island. (Credit: Kate Nalepinski)

Snake Bite, Sweet Goods, Triple Threat, Home Town.

What may sound like a list of eclectic band names is actually a sample of organic juice and smoothie options available at The Juice Box, the first mobile organic juice truck on Shelter Island. (more…)

08/14/19 6:00am

The Croteaux Vineyards tasting room is now fully open for business in Southold. (Credit: David Benthal)

Hip, hip rosé! The long-awaited awaited re-opening of Croteaux Vineyards’ Southold tasting room is official.

More than a year after a zoning decision forced its closure, the popular South Harbor Road tasting room is once again open seven days a week.

It’s also under new ownership. (more…)

08/10/19 6:00am

Let’s raise a glass to the Long Island wine region.

The New York Wine & Grape Foundation awarded several North Fork vineyards at the 34th annual New York Wine Classic held upstate earlier this week. The statewide competition is one of the non-profit wine foundation’s largest annual events, honoring the best of New York wines.

This year’s competition included 883 entries from 113 wineries from across the state. (more…)

08/06/19 5:00am

The bloody Mary at LIV is made with local horseradish. (Credit: David Benthal)

It’s no secret that locally sourced farm-to-table food defines the culinary scene on the North Fork. 

With dozens of farms growing diverse and delicious produce it makes sense that chefs have embraced all the area has to offer in the dishes they prepare at their restaurants. Farm-to-glass is also an important part of the North Fork experience — and not just in the grapes pressed into wine or the hops harvested into beer. Farm-fresh cocktails are also on the rise. (more…)

08/03/19 5:55am

Macari Vineyards’ Cutchogue location is hosting a showing of ‘Jaws.’ (Courtesy: Macari Vineyards)

You’re going to need a bigger blanket! Macari Vineyards is hosting Movie by the Moonlight on the lawn of its Cutchogue winery with the vines as a backdrop to the classic summertime thriller. (more…)

07/31/19 6:00am

The East Second Street tasting room will undergoing extensive renovations ahead of its anticipated fall 2019 opening. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

Downtown Riverhead will soon be home to a small batch spirits tasting room. Montauk Distilling Co. is eyeing a fall opening in the former Riverhead Fire Department headquarters on East Second Street — the same building that is home to North Fork Brewing Company. (more…)