2018 wasn’t a great vintage by any estimation—but this wine defies its year.
At just 30 years old, Dean Babiar — the brand-new winemaker of Jamesport Vineyards — is also the youngest on the East End. Babiar, a resident of Greenport, recently sat down at Aldo’s for his first interview.
With April’s showers on their way, now seems like a good time to reminisce about the sunny days of the 2007 growing season—a season Amy Zavatto called “undeniably about as good as it gets on eastern Long Island” in her 2009 Behind the Bottle feature on Jamesport Vineyards.
Wesson is best known for having started Best Cellars, a retail shop that organized wine by style rather than by region. He now hosts wine dinners and is really funny and entertaining; he kept everyone involved until the Martha Clara Clusters was poured with the chocolate cake.
The East End can file 2013 as one of the better vintages.
Forty years ago a car ride down the Main Road on the North Fork meant something quite different than it does today. The landscape was still agriculture, broken at intervals by small towns. But it didn’t mean wine country: there were no tasting rooms nor grape vines to the horizon.
The height of the summer brings the harvest of bursting fruits and vegetables. And traffic. But if you plan it right, the weekend can be filled with an easy-going food and wine experience.
Chef Paolo Fontana was at Jamesport Vineyards‘ monthly Wine, Beer and Oyster Fest on Sunday making flatbread pizzas in an oven that was completed…
Our region’s second generation of winemakers begin to take the reins.
Visitors to the Jamesport Vineyards tasting room can turn their past potions in to current cash, kind of. The winery accepts empty bottles of…
The second annual HARVEST, a Wine Auction + Celebration of Long Island’s East End will be starting up on September 3 with Wine Salons….
A food-friendly winery is tied to the land and water.