09/04/19 3:59am

Sannino Vineyard opens its Cutchogue tasting room Wednesday. (Credit: Madison Fender)

Sannino Vineyard will open the doors to its new eco-friendly winery and tasting room today.

The family, including co-owners Anthony and Lisa Sannino along with their daughter Marisa, who serves as director of operations, were putting the final touches on the roughly 6,000-square-foot winery operation early Tuesday morning.

“It is a sense of relief,” Mr. Sannino said of the project’s completion. “We’re ready.” (more…)

04/22/19 6:00am
Shinn Estate Vineyards in Mattituck is one place where wine tasting and overnight lodging intersect. (Credit: David Benthal)

A daytrip to North Fork wine country can be a romantic getaway for two or an immersive wine tasting shared with friends. But for those who want to further enhance the experience, it’s now possible to visit local wineries and soak up the atmosphere not just for a day, but for an entire weekend. 

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10/31/18 6:00am

The new Cutchogue winery and tasting room is now under construction. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

Sannino Vineyard raised the timbers for its new eco-friendly winery and tasting room in Cutchogue Tuesday. Glasses clinked and the barbecue sizzled as friends, family and wine industry leaders gathered at the 8.9-acre property off Route 48 and Alvah’s Lane to watch the 6,000-square-foot winery operation take shape.

“To our friends and family, who have been waiting very many months, thank you for joining us,” said owner Anthony Sannino with his wife and co-owner, Lisa, by his side. “Thank you for taking part in something that is super exciting to us. Salud!” (more…)

01/24/18 6:01am

If you’re a long-time Long Island wine lover, you may remember Ternhaven Cellars, Harold Watts’ old winery with tasting room in Greenport. Back in the mid-2000s, Watts sold his five-acre Cutchogue vineyard to Lisa and Anthony Sannino of Sannino Vineyard. Their house and their bed and breakfast are nestled among those vines. (more…)

11/30/13 11:30am

Photo by Katharine Schroeder

Photo by Katharine Schroeder

Four homes, decorated for the season, will be open to the public Saturday, Dec. 7, for a holiday house tour to benefit Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council. Each venue will host a wine tasting, appetizers and desserts, and each will be paired with a vineyard, restaurant or business that will offer specials that day for ticketholders.  (more…)