David Page and Barbara Shinn at Shinn Estate Vineyard and Farmhouse in Mattituck Sept. 17. (Credit: Randee Daddona)
Editor’s note: This story will be published in the fall 2014 northforker Long Island Wine Press. The issue hits newsstands October 8.
Before David Page makes a farm-to-table breakfast for guests staying at Shinn Estate Vineyards & Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast, he and his wife, Barbara Shinn, take an early-morning stroll through their ripening vineyard. It’s a daily — and important — ritual for the pair, as they stop to sample the golden sauvignon blanc grapes and inspect the white yeast coating the fleshy fruit. (more…)