Yes, elegant yet rustic architecture and friendly, professional service will enhance your visit to the East End. But what really pairs well with a trip to Long Island Wine Country is the backdrop of the land on which the grapes were grown.
From manicured gardens, to sloping acres of vines, to the dazzling sight of the Long Island Sound at sunset, many outdoor tasting spots on the North Fork offer relaxing and impressive settings for a tasting flight.
The beach at the end of South Harbor Road in Southold. (Credit: Sheri Winter Clarry)
With the weather forecasted to stay consistently in the 50s next week and onward, it is time to embrace spring. Dare I say, we fared pretty darn well this winter. Certainly far better than the last two! (more…)
Patrons line up at Croteaux Vineyards’ restored 1977 Citroen van which has been dubbed “Rosé on the Run.” (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Today the 1977 Citroen H van that you see parked outside Croteaux Vineyards in Southold is painted a pleasing light green, swaths of colorful fabrics hang from its top and rows of pinkish wine line its shelves.
But the van, which has been dubbed “Rosé on the Run” by the vineyard’s owners, has origins that are far less glamorous than that of a mobile wine shop. (more…)