These bottles of Hargrave Vineyard wine are on display at Mattebella Vineyards in Southold. (Credit: Paul Squire)
They sit on mantelpieces and countertops and atop wine racks scattered across Suffolk County.
The wine bottles’ corks remain covered beneath layers of maroon wax; lift them up and the swishing cabernet and merlot is still sealed safely inside. The labels all bear the distinctive vines of Hargrave Vineyard’s earliest vintages, labels that are now peeling from decades of age. (more…)