06/04/19 5:55am

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This exceptional beachfront Peconic cottage offers a rare chance to own a piece of North Fork history.

The circa 1920s home was once a cornerstone of the Peconic Art Colony, a group of local artists whose members drew inspiration from the North Fork’s natural beauty. The artists group included the likes of Henry and Edith Mitchell Prellwitz along with others who made “significant contributions to the cultural heritage of the United States,” according to a 1995 New York Times article.

Situated on just shy of an acre overlooking the Little Peconic Bay, it’s easy to see how the views served as their endless muse. (more…)

05/31/19 5:55am

Robin Epperson-McCarthy, owner and winemaker at Saltbird Cellars, won the Les Dames d’Escoffier International Legacy Award. (Credit: Madison Fender Photography)

Saltbird Cellars owner and winemaker Robin Epperson-McCarthy is heading to California this summer after winning a prestigious Les Dames d’Escoffier International Legacy Award. (more…)

04/04/19 6:00am

Thomas Spotteck is helming the winemaking process at Lenz in Peconic. (Credit: David Benthal)

The year 2018 was one of celebration and transition at The Lenz Winery in Peconic.

In its 40th year, the winery said goodbye to longtime winemaker Eric Fry, who helped the company establish itself as a respected producer of meticulously made estate-grown varietals. (more…)

02/23/19 6:01am

Pindar Vineyards will be selling its Winter White and Summer Blush in cans starting this spring. (Credit: Pindar Vineyards)

Pindar Vineyards in Peconic is releasing its two most popular vintages — Winter White and Summer Blush — in canned form this spring. Co-owner and Director of Vineyard Management, Pindar Damianos, said the winery started experimenting with alternative packaging last summer, shortly after veteran Long Island winemaker Erik Bilka joined the team. (more…)