10/25/13 8:00am
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Vines and Branches‘ olive oils and vinaigrettes, as well as their desk pedaling and all-natural candies were recently featured on The Today Show in a “What’s Hot in Health,” special.  (more…)
10/06/13 1:00pm
photos hard cider fest pour the core peconic winery

Photo by Cyndi Murray

Following in the footsteps of craft beer, hard cider is more popular than ever, enjoying a steady fan base in all parts of the country. On the North Fork, the second annual Pour the Core hard cider festival drew more than 2,000 people to Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue Saturday Oct. 5. (more…)

09/30/13 10:30am
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Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | Bob Gammon, pictured in the Woodside Orchard barn’s hard cider tasting room in Aquebogue, will take part in the Pour the Core hard cider festival this weekend.

Feeling thirsty? Then head on over to Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue on Oct. 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. for the second annual Pour the Core, a hard cider festival featuring more than 30 brands of crisp, refreshing brews made from fermented apples. (more…)

08/17/13 11:00am
sparkling hard cider wolffer estate

Photo by Rachel Young

Wölffer Estate Vineyard has thrown their hat into the profitable hard cider market.

The Sagaponack winery released two varietals of sparkling hard cider Aug. 16. “Wölffer No. 139 Dry White Cider” and “Wölffer No. 139 Dry Rosé Cider” are both made from a selection of apples grown by the Halseys of White Cap Farm, in Bridgehampton. (more…)

10/01/12 6:41pm

Saveur, a New York City-based gourmet food magazine, recently published a list of “nine great Long Island wines.”

The Island’s North and South Forks, where the vineyards are, benefit from sea breezes that keep temperatures moderate, protecting grapes from late frost and overripening, the article reads.

Chosen among the wines are bottles from Paumanok, Shinn Estate, Palmer, Lenz, Macari, Bedell, Wolffer Estate, Anthony Nappa and Channing Daughters.

The piece includes a quote from Mike Mraz of North Fork Table and Inn in Southold.

Read the full article by clicking here