“If it were chilly enough outside for a roast chicken, and you had a bottle of The Wild!, it may be a perfect moment,” says Scott Sandell.
On December 31, 2015, Roanoke Vineyards closed its Sound Avenue tasting room to the public. We checked in to see how the first six months have been.
Ever wonder the stories behind some of your favorite vineyards? Learning more about the vineyards themselves can make the wine taste even better (if…
The facility will only be for members of the wine club. The producer’s tasting room/wine bar in Mattituck will continue to be open to all.
Last month, staff members from Love Lane Kitchen traveled to Guatemala on a mission to bring aid to the hometown of one of their own. Photographer David Benthal took some great pictures of the foods of San Antonios el Angel, where Jazmin Carrillo grew up. She wanted to help the village’s children have some of the advantages she has had, so she started Programa Sueños, charity whose goal is to raise education levels.
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.
We’ve only started to write about the 2013 vintage here on Long Island. As I wrote in our Winter 2014 issue, an exceptionally dry fall boosted yields and gave winegrowers a lot of options about when to pick and what to do with the exceptionally ripe grapes.
What happens when you let your father take over 12 rows of your vineyard?
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.
Each wine from the more than 40 Long Island wineries will be paired with a delicious morsel from 35 different restaurants and food purveyors.
Lia Fallon, chef and owner Lia Fallon Catering, will be cooking up “stone soup” this Friday at the Roanoke tasting room on Love Lane in Mattituck at 6 p.m.
It looked like late afternoon in Italy. Outside on a white gravel patio under an umbrella Richard Pisacano, owner of Roanoke Vineyards in Riverhead was…