The Cranberry Bog Preserve in Riverhead is a 165-acre park of whats left of an abandoned cranberry-growing operation. Nature trails allow for sights of the Little Peconic River as well as different bird species and other wildlife.
For all of Long Island wine’s diversity, both in grapes and in styles, it’s rare that you find a red wine that can be considered jammy — that sensation of syrupy macerated or cooked fruit that is perhaps most apparent in Australian Shiraz and California Zinfandel. (more…)
A private island rivals mega yachts and Learjets on all-time fantasy wish lists. This Riverhead home situated on its own peninsula will undoubtedly get you one step closer to ticking off that box — and you don’t quite need an offshore bank account to afford it. (more…)
A bottle of L’Orange, the latest from Martha Clara Vineyards. (Credit: Lenn Thompson)
Don’t let the name of this week’s Wine of the Week — Martha Clara Vineyards 2015 L’Orange ($28) — confuse you. Yes the wine is a coppery orange, but it’s not made from oranges. It’s 100 percent grapes grown in Martha Clara’s estate vineyards. The blend is 45 percent Chardonnay, 30 percent Pinot Grigio, 15 percent Gewurztraminer and 10 percent Viognier. (more…)