12/06/19 6:00am

Suellen Tunney inside the tasting barn at McCall Wines in Cutchogue Tuesday. (Credit: Mahreen Khan)

As you enter Baiting Hollow, a sign along Sound Avenue greets drivers to Long Island Wine Country.

Even as more wineries pop up on the South Fork and farther up Island, the gateway to the North Fork is still largely considered the entryway to the local wine region. READ

10/07/19 6:00am

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Rustic is a trending aesthetic. Characterized by exposed wood beams and repurposed décor, it is a style that McCall Wines in Cutchogue masters effortlessly, in part because it’s the way the tasting room has always been. (more…)

08/29/18 5:56am

McCall Wines 2017 Nicola Cuvee Sauvignon Blanc. (Credit: Lenn Thompson)

Sauvignon blanc is one of the most important white wine grapes grown on the East End. It is well-suited to the region’s climate, soils and growing conditions and over time, a Long Island style has emerged — a style that straddles those from other more-established sauvignon blanc districts. (more…)

10/27/17 6:00am

An Icelandic sheep at 8 Hands Farm in Cutchogue. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

It’s not grapes but rather livestock farming that is currently changing the agricultural landscape of the North Fork, the New York Times wrote in a feature that makes mention of more than a half-dozen local farms.  READ