08/24/13 11:06pm
CARRIE MILLER PHOTO  |  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stopped by Harvest East End Saturday and debuted a 30-second commercial promoting Long Island wine country.

CARRIE MILLER PHOTO | New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stopped by Harvest East End Saturday and debuted a 30-second commercial promoting Long Island wine country.

As part of the Long Island Wine Council’s ongoing celebration of the local wine region’s 40th anniversary, Harvest East End, the area’s premier tasting event, was held Saturday night in Cutchogue. The event, organized by the wine council and sponsored by Wine Enthusiast magazine with support from Merliance, the Long Island Merlot Alliance, took place at McCall Vineyards. (more…)

11/28/11 8:07pm

CAROLYN IANNONE PHOTO | Russ McCall at the Cutchogue vineyard that shares his name.

Just a swirl of McCall’s 2007 pinot noir hitting your nose is proof Russ McCall has more of one special thing than the rest of us: patience.

Mr. McCall planted the first vines on his Cutchogue farm more than 14 years ago. But it was only in 2007 that he labeled his first bottle of wine with the McCall brand. (more…)