No one makes Long Island gewurztraminer than Eric Fry, long-time winemaker at Lenz Winery in Peconic. Sure, he also makes some of the best Old World-styled reds in the region. Some of the best sparkling wine too. But he has a passion for the grape and it shines through, year in and year out. (more…)
What’s the white wine that’s most likely to be served over the holidays? Yup, it’s chardonnay. Now, before you moan and groan about it, take a step back, open your mind and get ready to reconsider America’s most popular white grape variety. There’s a reason chardonnay is so popular — and another reason some people like to say, “I hate it. Give me anything but chardonnay.” (more…)
Choosing the perfect beverage to complement your Thanksgiving feast doesn’t have to be a chore. Here, local winemakers and industry experts share their picks for the best drinks to sip with the day’s spread of turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing. (more…)
Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | Tommy Keys of Holbrook performing at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard.
North Fork wineries have full lineups of live music this fall. Check out our calendar through the end of November. Musicians and venues, send your event info to firstname.lastname@example.org or post your own events in our events calendar. (more…)