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.
2013 is shaping up to be a spectacular vintage as the whites are coming in. Check out the photos tweeted to us by the wineries.
With Brooklyn Uncorked mere days away (woo hoo!), I’m finding myself unendingly thirsty for local grapes.
There’s still one more day to enter our HARVEST ticket giveaway (or to buy a whole bunch for you and your friends), but this weekend brings the first series of wine salons hosted at wineries, restaurants and other venues on both forks–a sort of preview of all the fantastic local flavors that HARVEST brings. (See the full schedule here.)
A rustic-style red that’s for more than just workaday meals. Nobody really puts that much thought into table wine. And when you see those…