Alex Sipiagin performed during Winterfest Saturday at Macari Vineyards. (Katharine Schroeder photos)
On the first official weekend of Long Island Winterfest, musicians performed at a variety of vineyards across the North Fork. At Macari Vineyards in Mattituck, Alex Sipiagin entertained the crowd. (more…)
SAMANTHA BRIX PHOTO | Gilles Martin in the production facility of Sparkling Pointe holding a bottle of 2002 Brut Seduction.
Gilles Martin doesn’t remember a time when he wasn’t making fruit juice.
The winemaker at Sparkling Pointe Vineyard in Southold remembers picking, coring and slices apples for cider as a child with his grandfather about 10 miles outside the Champagne region of France, where he was born. (more…)