This time of year it’s particularly important to be well stocked on drinks supplies. So here are the 8 bottles of liquor (and mixers) — all made in the great state of New York — that will keep you and your loved ones in Manhattans through the New Year and beyond.
These holidays give the gifts that support our food and beverage artisans.
Rich Vandenburgh of Greenport Harbor Brewing Company wants to spur a generation of truly local beer on Long Island.
As appreciation of coffee in the U.S. continues to surge, the small fraternity of coffee roasters on Long Island has enjoyed recent growth. But none have grown more than the Hampton Coffee Company, originally founded in Watermill in 1994, when there was just one Starbucks on the island.
It feels like a failure of the imagination to drink brown ale this early in the season. Or worse, wishful thinking. Or worst, betrayal. Shouldn’t I be grateful for the long days, the warm weather and the fruit flies in the kitchen?
Remember the legendary squid and wine dinner from earlier this spring? Get ready for Act 2: an all-duck, red wine dinner going down at Almond Restaurant in Bridgehampton this Thursday.
Merliance, the trade group that promotes merlot as Long Island’s signature grape, will be hosting a wine salon on Monday, November 11 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Jamesport tasting room of Sherwood House. Another great event for Taste North Fork.
On November 10 from noon to 6 p.m. the Greenport Harbor Brewery will be blowing out the concept of an oysterfest with an all-day schedule of music, tours, food and beer.
From school gardens to snails, and from screw caps to stouts, a passion for food and drink is what unites this community.
The matrimony of farmer and brewer births once-a-year brews.
If you asked Jim Waters, he’d never agree that he can spin a silk purse from a sow’s ear; what he might say is that the collective efforts of good, hardworking vineyard managers and winemakers make for many happy surprises in the sometimes nail-biter vintages of eastern Long Island.
Kareem Massoud is the East End’s evangelist of screw caps on wine.