08/04/13 2:00pm
riverhead project wine project

Photo by Claire Leaden

Over two decades ago, The Lenz Winery’s winemaker, Eric Fry, and North Fork chef John Ross had an idea that would profoundly influence Long Island’s wine industry. Bemoaning the lack of collegiality among Long Island’s winemakers, Fry and Ross organized a monthly wine tasting dinner at Ross’ Restaurant in Southold. No press, no spouses, no vineyard managers, no hangers-on; only those who actually made wine professionally would be allowed to attend. (more…)

07/23/13 12:00pm
the riverhead project's the wine project

Photo by Claire Leaden

The Wine Project, every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at The Riverhead Project restaurant in Riverhead, is a “dinner party in a wine bottle” according to owner Dennis McDermott. The night brings a group of wine lovers together to enjoy a casual multi-course dinner while tasting a variety of different wines. At $40 per person, there’s no reason not to make a reservation. (more…)