10/10/14 9:00am
Paumanok Vineyards Dry Riselin. (Credit: Photos by Vera Chinese)

2013 Paumanok Vineyards Dry Riseling. (Credit: Photos by Vera Chinese)

The sheer number of great wines produced on Long Island can make selecting the perfect vintage to sip this season a bit overwhelming.

We asked a handful of local winemakers and restaurateurs to steer us in the right direction.

What are they drinking this fall? Read on to find out. (more…)

12/21/11 8:01pm

SAMANTHA BRIX PHOTO | Laurel Lake Vineyards co-owner Juan SepĂșlveda behind the bar of the tasting room on Main Road in Laurel.

Juan SepĂșlveda traveled the world in search of the perfect place to own a vineyard.

The head of production at Gillmore Winery and Vineyards in San Javier, Chile, Mr. SepĂșlveda wanted to own a winery away from where he was born and raised.

He looked in the wine regions of France, California, Australia and Canada, but a serendipitous change in plans sent him to Long Island. (more…)