Boston might be less than a four-hour trip from the North Fork, but our local wines are seldom found in Beantown restaurants and bars.
But alternative packaging like kegs can change that.
In an online article published Sept. 16, The Boston Globe reported on how Bridge Lane’s 2015 rosé made its way in a keg from Premium Wine Group in Mattituck, where it is produced, to the State Park restaurant in Kendall Square, which is located across the Charles River from Boston. Kegs keep wine fresh longer and allow restaurant to offer glasses on tap. (more…)
Billy and Charlie deliver Martha Clara’s grapes for harvest. (Credit: Martha Clara Vineyards)
The clip-clop of hooves sounded in the 2016 harvest last week.
When field workers at Martha Clara Vineyards began harvesting chardonnay grapes — the first of their 100 acres of vines to be handpicked this season — winemaker and general manager Juan Micieli-Martinez saw a way to incorporate Old World traditions into modern winemaking. (more…)
Merliance, the North Fork group dedicated to the recognition of merlot as Long Island’s premier grape, welcomed Lieb Cellars as its newest member Sept. 24. Two barrels of the Cutchogue winery’s 2012 merlot will be included in Merliance’s 2012 cooperative merlot blend. (more…)
Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | Rex Farr in his vineyard checking on the cabernet franc grapes.
If you’ve ever wanted to smash grapes with your feet a la Lucille Ball in “I love Lucy’s” famous grape stomping scene, you won’t want to miss The Farrm’s Grape Harvest Festival this Saturday Sept 21 at 156 Youngs Avenue in Baiting Hollow.