06/20/18 5:55am

Guests enjoy the vineyard dinner at Bedell Cellars in Cutchogue Saturday. (Credit: Madison Fender)

Boasting one of the best winery views around, Bedell Cellars in Cutchogue provides a setting for weddings and other events desiring a certain ambience few places can match.

On Saturday it was the backdrop for something a little different: dinner.  (more…)

06/13/18 6:10am

Everyone has their go-to food or drink item they like to serve when hosting a backyard summer party. On the North Fork, farm stands are aplenty and there’s no shortage of craft beer or winery options to help you localize your menu.

But Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue just might be selling the most North Fork item of all: a seafood boat.  READ

05/07/18 5:55am
Suhru wine

The new tasting room has a cozy beach vibe.

If you have not yet sipped Suhru Wines’ crisp whites and light tannin reds, you’re about to have an excellent opportunity to do so.

The label, founded by Australia-born winemaker Russell Hearn and his wife Susan, has amassed quite the following since it was founded in 2008 even as the couple has been exclusively selling the wines wholesale and at farmers markets.

Now Suhru Wines is opening its first tasting room in the former location of Waters Crest Winery on Main Road in Cutchogue. The Hearns signed the lease in January and have been renovating the 1,350-square-foot space into a cozy beach-inspired respite. They aim to open later this month. (more…)

04/23/18 6:10am
simply sublime Cutchogue

Simply Sublime will offer organic, fresh-pressed juices and more in Cutchogue. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

An East Hampton organic market and café, Simply Sublime, is opening a new location on the North Fork.

Simply Sublime’s organic menu of juices and health-conscious bites has made it a go-to on the South Fork since it opened in 2012. Owners and sisters Juliette Logie and Alison Burke are now bringing the popular breakfast and lunch spot to the Main Road in Cutchogue along with business partner Kristy Gilmore. (more…)

04/13/18 5:50am

Sparkling wine — local or not — comes in myriad styles. It can be made with any grape (though some are obviously better than others). It can be made in various ways —Methode Champenoise, Methode Ancestral, Charmat, etc. And within each of those techniques, there are many winemaker decisions that ultimately define what the wine will taste like.  (more…)