10/12/19 6:00am

The cellar crew processes the grapes from harvest at Bedell. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

I am compelled to write harvest reports every vintage — it is the biggest news in the region right now, after all — but it’s not something I particularly enjoy doing. Given how our weather varies from year to year and the fact that winemakers need people to buy the wines they make regardless of what that weather is like, it can be hard to get accurate assessments of how the grapes are coming in. (more…)

10/08/19 6:00am

Founders Oyster Farm rolled out its roadside stand in late September. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

There is a new way to get local oysters on the North Fork. Roadside stands are popping up around Southold Town thanks to a new law that paves the way for oyster farmers to sell directly to consumers. (more…)