You know you make good drinks. You know gin makes the best drinks, and you probably like Hendrick’s Gin, a gin made oddly in…
As one drives up to the Old Field Vineyards in Southold, a tall attractive woman in a beige workman’s jumpsuit comes into view. She is pruning grapevines. Her dog snores on a cushion nearby. She’s Perry Weiss, 34, vineyard manager and assistant winemaker.
Bedell Cellars is unveiling new labels this year with their 2012 bottlings. Look for the Certified Sustainable badges on the front, which guarantees sustainable practices as outlined by Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing.
So what will it be, a glass of merlot or some compost tea? As Brian Halweil learned in his 2005 piece, “Grapes Without Pesticides,” the grapes, at least, seem to prefer the latter.
There’s an easy way to keep up with everything that going on at Long Island Spirits, Long Island first distillery and the home of LiV Vodka, which is made from local potatoes.
Reinventing a historical category of wine.
Long Island’s largest roaster blazes new ground with a café at Stony Brook University and a new pour-over bar.
The East End can file 2013 as one of the better vintages.
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.