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Syrah grapes growing at a North Fork vineyard. (Credit: Tara Smith)

We asked each Long Island winery to tell us the history of their vineyard, the wine they make and what makes their tasting room a unique place to visit. Read on for everything you need to plan your next stop on the Long Island wine trail.

Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard

2114 Sound Ave., Baiting Hollow


Owner: The Kelly Family

Winemaker: Greg Gove

Hours of operation: Seasonal; see website

Year established: 2007

Acres: 17

Varieties: Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Mirage, White Merlot and Rosé

BHFV is the first vineyard you will see on Sound Avenue when visiting wine country along the North Fork of Long Island. It is conveniently located just east of Edwards Avenue (Exit 71 on the LIE-495, then head north on Edwards Avenue for only 3.8 miles).

Located at the beginning of the beautiful Long Island Wine Country, Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard is perfectly located to start or end your day. No matter the season, they strive to make your day enjoyable and memorable. There is always something fun going on from Live Music every weekend, to seasonal food trucks, and special events.

You will be able to take in the picturesque surroundings backed by the rich history of their 1800s tasting house. Management and staff will always greet you with a smile and be ready to offer you many choices such as their award-winning wines, seasonal hard cider, local craft beer and delicious spirits from their neighbors at L.I.V. 

And don’t forget to visit The Backyard, where friends and family (10+ per table) can enjoy the day (1-6 p.m.) tasting fine wines and playing yard games (Giant Jenga and cornhole) while listening to music from their sound system.

Other features of The Backyard include the all-new Back Bar with its own Wine-a-Rita Frozen Drink machine and an eight station tap system serving wine as well as local beer and cider. And if you want to sit on the lawn, they are offering blanket service. Seating is limited to 20 tables so call for more information and reservations.

NOTE: Sprinter vans and limos will be permitted for The Backyard guests only with reservations and prior written approval.

Bedell Cellars

Bedell Vineyard (Credit: W Studios NY)

36225 Main Road, Cutchogue


Owners: The Lynne Family

Winemaker: Richard Olsen-Harbich

Hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Year established: 1980

Acres: 75

Varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, malbec, syrah, petit verdot, chardonnay, viognier, sauvignon blanc, albarino, pinot gris

A benchmark for the North Fork wine region, Bedell Cellars is a family-owned winery with a commitment to quality, creativity and sustainable farming. Their wines have achieved critical acclaim and were proudly served at the 2013 U.S. Presidential Inauguration. Wine Spectator called its flagship red blend, Musée, a “Grand Vin of New York.” Five of its current and limited-production wines are included in the tasting flight. Wines may also be purchased by the glass or bottle, many of which are not available outside the winery. Winemaker Richard Olsen-Harbich is a pioneer who wrote the North Fork of Long Island AVA in 1986. He uses indigenous yeasts and estate-grown grapes to hand craft wines that express the vineyard’s unique maritime terroir. He also co-founded Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing, the first sustainability program on the East Coast, in 2012.

Bridge Lane Wine

A picnic at Bridge Lane Tasting Room. (Photo Credit: David Benthal)

35 Cox Neck Road, Mattituck


Owner: Jeffrey Hass

Winemaker: Russell Hearn

Hours of operation: Through Labor Day, noon to 7 p.m. daily; Offseason, Thursday through Sunday, noon to 7 p.m.

Year established: 2004

Acres: 54

Varieties: Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Teroldego, Lagrein, Gold Muskateller

Stop by this Mattituck winery on Cox Neck Road for great tastings, live music, lawn games and picnics. At this tasting room you will find a large, shaded patio with picnic tables (open April-November) and a modern but inviting indoor tasting room. Bridge Lane Wine is proud to be the first winery on Long Island to produce wine in several alternative formats, including bottles, boxes, kegs and cans. The winery produces easy-drinking wines in multiple, affordable formats that make wine drinking less serious and more fun.

Borghese Vineyard

17150 Route 48, Cutchogue


Owners: Giovanni Borghese

Winemaker: Erik Bilka

Hours of operation: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

Year established: 1973

Acres: 18

Varieties: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Merlot

Upon reaching Long Island Wine Country’s founding vineyard on Route 48, visitors are greeted with a message written on barrels placed on top of a truck declaring the Cutchogue winery’s proudest accomplishment — Pinot Noir.

Borghese Vineyard describes this varietal as “the jewel in our crown” and is proud of its establishment’s history, ongoing legacy and award-winning wines. 

A small boutique vineyard and winery with a strong focus toward making great wines served with stellar hospitality, the knowledgeable staff guides visitors through tastings in hopes of having them discover something new to love and share with others.

Private tours are available by reservation only. Outside food is welcome, guests are encouraged to bring their own picnic.

Channing Daughters Winery

Pétillant naturel from Channing Daughter’s Winery (Photo Credit: David Benthal)

1927 Scuttle Hole Road, Bridgehampton


Owners: Molly Channing, Larry Perrine, Christopher Tracy and Allison Dubin

Winemaker: Christopher Tracy

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, year-round, tastings by reservations

Year established: 1982 

Acres: 28

Varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Tocai Friulano, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat Ottonel, Malvasia, Gewürztraminer, Ribolla Gialla, Pinot Bianco, Merlot, Blaufränkisch, Dornfelder, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Teroldego, Refosco, Lagrein

Channing Daughters Winery is dedicated to making high-quality, delicious wines while sustaining our land, our people and our community.  Retail shop open daily and outdoor tastings available by reservation.  Join the Wine Club for access to limited production wines and special benefits.

Chronicle Wines

A selection of Chronicle Wines. (Photo Credit: David Benthal)

2885 Peconic Lane, Peconic


Owners: Alie Shaper and Robin Epperson-McCarthy

Winemakers: Alie Shaper and Robin Epperson-McCarthy

Hours of operation: Monday, Thursday and Sunday from Noon to 6 p.m after July 2

Year established: 2017

Varieties: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Vidal Blanc, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Riesling, Corot Noir, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Gewürztraminer

This Peconic tasting room is a must-visit for micro fermentation fanatics, and is founded by two North Fork winemakers and friends. After years of working wine harvests at home and abroad, Robin returned home to launch her label, Saltbird Cellars. Alie relocated to the North Fork after founding urban winery and label Brooklyn Oenology, and subsequently creating As If Wines and Haywater Cove. Together, the two founded Chronicle Wines at Peconic Cellar Door, a home for their wines and collaborative projects. It is a place for connecting and storytelling, and where one can enjoy educational tastings, shop Chronicle Wines and canned spritzers, and take part in community events. 

Clovis Point Vineyard 

1935 Main Road, Jamesport


Owners: Nasrallah Misk, Mark Misk and Richard Frey 

Winemaker: John Leo

Hours of operation: Monday-Thursday: noon-5 p.m., Friday: noon-6 p.m., Saturday-Sunday: Two seating sessions: noon-3 p.m. and 3:30-6:30 p.m. Open by reservation only, please call 631-722-4222 to make your reservations

Year established: Vines were planted in 2001; tasting room opened in 2007.

Acres planted: 7

Varieties: merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, malbec, syrah, petit verdot, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc

This charming vineyard in Jamesport features extraordinary wines and provides visitors with an intimate tasting experience.

Limos, buses and vans are not allowed at Clovis Point Vineyard, which prides itself on creating a true personal experience for its customers — ranging from wine connoisseurs to those just starting out and wanting to learn. The small-production winery provides extremely high-quality wines that are tended to throughout the season by its diligent vineyard workers and winemaker. 

Over 30 wines have earned awards at several competitions, including the International Eastern Wine Competition, New York Wine & Food Classic, Finger Lakes International Wine Competition and American Wine Society. Clovis has also received high scores in Wine Advocate.

Clovis Point is proud of its wine club, which has between 750 and 850 members, and participates in community events and supports charities such as Toys for Tots and Long Island Cares.

Coffee Pot Cellars

31855 Main Road, Cutchogue


Owners: Adam Suprenant and Laura Klahre

Winemaker: Adam Suprenant

Hours of operation: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Year established: 2008

With an 18-foot long “Winasaur” made from over 6,600 corks on the front lawn to greet you, this quirky tasting room is increasingly known for blending wine, art and conservation together for a memorable experience. Enjoy a flight of wines at the bar or on the wrap around porch and chat with winemaker Adam Suprenant or organic berry farmer and jam producer Laura Klahre. The Merlot is part of Coffee Pot Cellars’ Merlot for Monarchs Campaign to restore habitat for the decimated monarch butterfly population. A packet of milkweed seeds is donated for each Merlot sold. A surprise for the eyes and mind, view the revolving gallery of watercolor snail art – a new wing of abstract expressionism taking hold on the North Fork. Stop by and taste for yourself to see why Coffee Pot Cellars has received numerous accolades and awards including best New York State Rose and Chardonnay producer as well as being one of the top 100 wines reviewed by Wine Enthusiast magazine in 2021. Coffee Pot Cellars is also the sole retail location of Blossom Meadow Farm’s award-winning jams. No reservations are required for groups of less than eight people.

Corey Creek Tap Room

All of the Corey Creek Tap Room wines are available on tap in the tasting room. Most of them (the Tap Room Tea being an exception) are also available in bottles to take home. (Photo Credit: David Benthal)

45470 Route 25, Southold


Owner: The Lynne Family

Winemaker: Richard Olsen-Harbich, Marin Brennan

Hours of operation: Wednesday through Sunday noon to 5 p.m. 

Year established: 1993

Acres: 30

Varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Syrah, Petit Verdot, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Grigio, Auxerrois, Melon de Bourgogne 

Corey Creek Tap Room is a new way to experience the best wines Bedell Cellars has to offer. The Southold establishment serves limited runs of small-batch, hand-crafted and sustainable wines on tap and also offers wines by the bottle and in growlers.

Winemaker Richard Olsen-Harbich was among the first on the East Coast to use entirely indigenous yeasts and is co-founder of Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing, the first sustainability program in the region.

The Tap Room was remodeled in 2017 with a rustic vineyard/coastal chic look that’s the perfect backdrop for private parties or enjoying tap wines with friends and family.

Try a microflight, which includes three tap wines of your choice for $15. Various specialty tap wines that are limited in production are also available.


Croteaux Vineyards

A flight of rosé at Croteaux in Southold. (Credit: David Benthal)

1450 South Harbor Road, Southold


Owners: Barbara Frankel, Kristen Pennessi

Winemaker: Alie Shaper

Hours of Operation: 12-6:30PM, daily

Year established: 2003

Acres: 10.5

Varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc

Croteaux Vineyards, located in Southold, is the only vineyard in the United States that is exclusively dedicated to growing vinifera grapes for producing Provence-style rosé wines. Planted in 2003, their vineyards and tasting garden are set against the backdrop of two historic farms that have been in continuous agricultural production since the 1700s. Summertime creates the perfect setting to taste their dry, crisp, fun-to-drink wines under a weeping cherry tree, where every sip is filled with the distinct natural flavors of each varietal. Each year brings a fresh vintage of Croteaux rosés that are released in spring and sold out by fall.

Del Vino Vineyards

Del Vino Vineyards in Northport.

29 Norwood Road, Northport, NY 11768


Owners: Lisa & Fred Giachetti

Winemakers: Fred & Lisa Giachetti, Joe Evangelista 

Hours of operation: Tuesday through Thursday from noon to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed Monday. 

Year established: Doors opened 2018; land purchased 2014.

Acres: 11

Varieties: Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Riesling, Ultimo (80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 10% Petite Sirah), Suprema (50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Sangiovese, 5% Petite Sirah), Grande (45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot 5% Petite Sirah; Pinot Noir (reserve wine); 100% sparkling wine, Malbec 

Located on the rolling hills of Northport, on Long Island’s Gold Coast, Del Vino Vineyards is family owned and operated. Their commitment to absolute quality extends to the relationships they build with their guests. 

Enjoy a memorable experience that pairs their Italian-inspired wines with elegant food, warm hospitality, and beautiful views. 

Duck Walk Vineyards

44535 Route 25, Southold

631-765-3500, ext. 2 

231 Montauk Highway, Water Mill

631-726-7555, ext. 4 

Owners: The Damianos family

Winemaker: Erik Bilka

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Year established: 1994

Acres: 70 

Varieties: Merlot, Malbec, Pinot Meunier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Cayuga  

This vineyard’s Southold location, with its spacious, vaulted tasting room, accommodates large groups and celebrations. It’s also a dream ambiance for a wine country wedding, providing the perfect setting for your special day. 

Conveniently located near fine dining in Southold and Greenport, Duck Walk North features wine accompaniments and offers local craft beer on tap. It plans to launch a more modern and user-friendly website this year. 

Duck Walk Vineyards, whose iconic labels evoke the beach, is proud of creating a brand that’s well known on both the North and South forks. 

Ev&Em Vineyards

3165 Main Road, Mattituck


Owner: Dan Abrams

Winemaker: Juan Sepulveda

Hours of operation: Seasonal; see website

Year established: 2021

Acres: 26 under vine

Varieties: Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon

Ev&Em Vineyards (previously known as Laurel Lake Vineyards) grows, produces, and bottles on-site a variety of whites, reds and rosé, so there’s a little something for everyone to choose from. They have just fully renovated their indoor and outdoor areas, as well as making significant upgrades to the winemaking facility and process. If guests are unable to visit the winery, they can purchase their favorite wines on the website. Several events are planned for this season, including wine and chocolate pairings and wine and food pairing dinners. Exclusive wine club memberships are also available. 

Harbes Vineyard

715 Sound Ave., Mattituck

631-298-WINE (9463);

Owners: The Harbes family

Winemaker: Erik Bilka

Hours of operation: Daily from May 6 through Oct. 30

Year established: 2003

Acres: 10

Varieties: Chardonnay, Merlot, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc

Uniquely located on a southern-facing slope just off Long Island Sound, this Mattituck vineyard offers a beautiful, rustic ambiance in its wine tasting barn, which is a 100-year-old restored potato barn.

Harbes Vineyard is the North Fork’s first certified sustainable vineyard. Its wines have won medals in the New York Wine Classic and have earned high scores from Wine Enthusiast.

Wine lovers are encouraged to join Harbes Vineyard’s wine club. Members receive exclusive benefits, which include access to library wines and discounts.

In 2019, Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet Franc grapes were added to the original Chardonnay and Merlot planting, doubling the size of the vineyard.

In addition to providing a selection of award-winning limited wines, the vineyard (located at Harbes Family Farm) offers local produce and fresh foods on site, live music most weekends, and an adjacent eight acre family-friendly Barnyard Adventure attraction.

Harbes Vineyard wines are available online through their webstore, which is accessible through their website.

Harmony Vineyards

Harmony Vineyards is a laid back, fun vibe.

169 Harbor Road, Saint James


Owner: David Acker

Winemaker: Thomas Spotteck

Hours of operation: Thursday and Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. open until 11 p.m. for movie nights; Saturday from noon to 8 p.m.; Sunday from noon to 7 p.m.

Year established: 2012

Acres: 4

Varieties: Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon

Harmony Vineyard, adjacent to Stony Brook Harbor, offers live entertainment during the season on weekends from 2 to 5 p.m. 

The winery also hosts a drink-in theater with outdoor movies every Friday at sundown during the summer and fall months. The movie list can be found on their website calendar. 

About 70 minutes from Manhattan, Harmony Vineyards is a three-minute cab ride from the St. James train station. 

The farm was established in 1690 and the original farmer’s homestead has been carefully restored and converted into the winery’s tasting room. An area of the farm was replanted with French varietals in 2002. 

After producing numerous vintages enabling vine maturation, Harmony opened in 2012.

Jamesport Vineyards

1216 Main Road, Jamesport


Owner: Ann Marie and Ronald Goerler Jr.

Winemaker: JP Gamez

Hours of operation: Sunday through Thursday from noon to 6 p.m.; Friday through Saturday from noon to 7 p.m. Little Oak Wood Fired Kitchen operates Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Year established: 1986

Acres: 45

Varieties: Albarino, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Lagrein, Teroldego

Jamesport Vineyards remains a family-run estate winery. With ther East End, Estate and Reserve wines, each guest is sure to find a wine that suits their palate. Little Oak Wood Fired Kitchen operates on premise to create a unique food and wine experience for guests.

Jason’s Vineyard

1785 Main Road, Jamesport


Owners: The Damianos Family

Winemaker: Erik Bilka

Hours of operation: Seasonal; see website

Year established: 1998 

Acres: 15

Varieties: Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Seyval Blanc, Cayuga, Vidal Blanc

The tasting room at Jason’s Vineyard offers boutique wine in a cozy atmosphere. The staff focuses on personal service and producing quality wines. It is truly an idyllic North Fork spot. 

The Jamesport winery continues to carry on the vision of the late Jason Damianos and his winemaking practices. The staff values customers and continues to cultivate relationships with them, carrying on the traditions Jason started. There is live music on Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. The winery also hosts well-known local musicians throughout the year.

The tasting room is also a mini-farm, where sheep and alpaca live. It’s a family-friendly destination for wine and picnicking.

Kontokosta Winery

Kontokosta transports you right to the edge of the Long Island Sound in Greenport. (Credit: Eric Striffler)

825 North Road, Greenport


Owners: Michael and Constantine Kontokosta

Winemaker: Gilles Martin

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays; winter hours may vary.

Year established: 2002

Acres: 62

Varieties: Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon

The North Fork’s first tasting room and winery with a waterfront location on the Long Island Sound is located in Greenport. Kontokosta Winery is approximately 9,000 square feet and houses a spacious tasting room with a winemaking facility, which produces 3,500 cases annually. 

Current selections include 2020 Sauvignon Blanc, 2020 Chardonnay, 2020 Riesling, 2020 Field Blend, 2020 Rose, 2016 Anemometer Red, 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2016 Cabernet Franc and 2016 Merlot. 

Wine Club memberships are available. Kontokosta is also ideal for weddings, corporate retreats and private events. 

Lieb Cellars

Tasting wine and cheese at Lieb Cellars. (Photo Credit: Alice Falcone)

13050 Oregon Road, Cutchogue


Owner: Jeffrey Hass

Winemaker: Russell Hearn

Hours of operation: Noon to 7 p.m. daily 

Year established: 1992

Acres: 54

Varieties: Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Teroldego, Lagrein, Gold Muskateller 

Quaint and cozy with beautiful sunsets, delicious wine and a well-curated snack menu, this Oregon Road winery provides a comfortable environment where guests can enjoy tastings while learning about Long Island’s wine region. Visitors to the North Fork should stop off at Lieb Cellars because of its knowledgeable staff and exceptional hospitality. The vineyard is very proud of its North Fork wines and continues to find ways to further improve its hospitality and deliver a heightened experience for guests. The tasting room consists of an indoor rustic tasting bar, private library room and furnished front deck overlooking a serene farm vista. 

Macari Vineyards

The Macari tasting room in Mattituck. (Courtesy Photo)

150 Bergen Ave., Mattituck


Owners: The Macari Family

Winemaker: Byron Elmendorf

Hours of operation:

Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tastings available by appointment only. For reservations, visit website. 

Year established: 1995

Acres planted: 180

Varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Friulano 

Macari Vineyards, located in Mattituck, is owned and operated by the Macari Family. The family has owned the 500-acre waterfront farm for over fifty years, though Macari Vineyards was not established until 1995. Macari Vineyards has been recognized as an industry leader in regenerative agriculture since the first vines were planted. The vineyard is home to a herd of cattle and grows grapes without the use of herbicides. All wines are made with estate-grown fruit.

Mattebella Vineyards

46005 Main Road, Southold 


Owners: Mark Tobin and Christine Ferrari Tobin

Winemaker: Mark Tobin

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily

Year established: Planted 1996-97, Mattebella-owned since 2005.

Acres: 15

Varieties: chardonnay, merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon

Mattebella Vineyards is a small family farm located in Southold. The single vineyard is a gently sloping 22-acre parcel of land with predominantly European clones of grape varietals, tight spacing and low vigor rootstock.

The crafting of their wines begins in the vineyard by hand. Fine wines are difficult to make consistently if mechanized harvesters and other machines are introduced into the process. 

The vineyard’s hand crafting includes fruit thinning to ensure even ripening and higher quality concentrated juice, leaf pulling, weed removal, pruning, canopy management and hand harvesting of all their fruit.

Mattebella Vineyards is committed to using sustainable viticultural practices, while incorporating as many organic practices as possible into their farming methods. They seek to find new solutions to old problems by maximizing the health of the vineyard. 

McCall Wines

McCall Wines interior tasting room. (Photo Credit: David Benthal)

22600 Main Road, Cut­ch­ogue


Owner: Russ McCall

Winemaker: Gilles Martin

Hours of operation: Seasonal; please check website.

Year established: The Corchaug Estate was planted in 1997. The first vintage was in 2007.

Acres: 37

Varieties: pinot noir, merlot, sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, cabernet franc, petit verdot, syrah, cabernet sauvignon

McCall Wines is a family-owned, sustainably farmed vineyard and cattle ranch in Cut­ch­ogue on the North Fork of Long Island. We grow a variety of Bordeaux and Burgundian varietals and have the largest acreage of pinot noir on the East Coast. The home of McCall Wines is an old potato barn previously used as a horse stable. The concrete buttresses reinforcing the walls are a constant reminder of the North Fork’s agricultural past. Reservations are required.

Meadowlark North Fork by Macari Vineyards

24385 Main Road, Cutchogue

Owners: The Macari Family

Winemaker: Byron Elmendorf

Hours of operation: Thursday through Monday from noon to 6 p.m., reservations required

Year established: 2022

Acres planted: 5

Varities: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Friulano

Meadowlark is a new concept winery destination located on the North Fork of Long Island. The Meadowlark’s offerings stem from the Macari Vineyards’ commitment to celebrating a love of life and a regenerative future inspired by the region’s rural heritage. The property has sweeping gardens surrounding two modern farmhouse-inspired buildings with dedicated tasting rooms, outdoor decking and patio spaces for celebrations. Each setting is ideal for corporate retreats, product launches, and wedding receptions. The Meadowlark lawn areas invite guests to wander, discover, and enjoy an afternoon experiencing concepts curated for wine enthusiasts.

One Woman

5195 Old North Road, Southold


Owner: Claudia Purita

Winemaker: Claudia Purita

Hours of operation: November through May from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m Thursday through Monday; June to October from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily

Year established: 2005

Acres: 35

Varieties: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Grüner Veltliner, Gewürztraminer, Chenin Blanc, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Dolcetto, Cabernet Franc

Those seeking an intimate winery experience away from all the crowds should visit this tiny, rustic tasting room in Southold. One Woman Wines & Vineyards is a quintessential North Fork tasting room that’s less than 160 square feet and doesn’t allow large groups or limos during business hours. Despite the tasting room’s size, customers experience a relaxing and informative tasting experience of unique varietals. Claudia Purita — owner, vineyard manager and winemaker — focuses on fruit quality and cultivates the best grapes. Not many winemakers are also vineyard managers, which provides her with an unsurpassed level of quality control. The winery is also passionate about sustainability. It was one of the first vineyards to be certified sustainable by Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing in 2012. In addition, Cornell University Long Island Horticulture Research and Extension Center trials organic viticulture practices at One Woman. The tasting room, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, is featuring a limited production of two new single varietal wines — pinot noir and chenin blanc. The winery has also added an outdoor bar and courtyard seating area. Leashed pets and outside food are allowed.

Osprey’s Dominion

44075 Main Road, Peconic


Winemaker: Adam Supranant

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

Year established: 1983

Acres: 72

Varieties: chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, riesling, pinot gris, gewürztraminer, merlot, carménère, malbec, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, petit verdot, pinot noir, tannat

For a family- and pet-friendly atmosphere with lawn games and beautiful areas to enjoy bring-your-own picnics while tasting award-winning wines, then stop by this Main Road vineyard in Peconic.

Osprey’s Dominion, which grows 13 varietals, is proud of the high scores it has received in Wine Advocate, Wine Enthusiast and Wine Spectator and awards at the New York Wine & Food Classic, Atlantic Seaboard Competition and Taster’s Guild International, among others.

The winery offers rentable areas for groups. The establishment also serves Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.’s Harbor Ale and has outside bar stations.

Palmer Vineyards

2020 Wine harvest at Palmer Vineyards (Photo Credit: David Benthal)

5120 Sound Ave., Riverhead


Owner: Charles and Ursula Massoud

Winemaker: Kareem Massoud

Hours of operation: Seasonal; see website.

Year established: 1983

Acres: 49

Varieties: merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, syrah, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, pinot blanc, viognier, albariño, muscat, malvasia, riesling, gewürztraminer

Palmer Vineyards is dedicated to producing the highest-quality wines and sharing them with visitors within its laid-back atmosphere. 

The Riverhead winery overlooks 49 acres of rolling vineyards. 

Besides the beautiful view of the sustainably farmed vineyard, Palmer has some of the best award-winning wines created on the North Fork and is one of the oldest wineries on Long Island. 

Robert Palmer established the winery in 1983. Today, it is run by the Massoud Family. 

Check Palmer’s calendar of events for live music and other events. 

Paumanok Vineyards

1074 Main Road, Aquebogue


Owners: Charles and Ursula Massoud

Winemaker: Kareem Massoud

Hours of operation: November through March from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; April through October from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Year established: 1983

Acres: 86

Varieties: Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot 

Those who stop at Paumanok Vineyards will find a range of estate-grown wines in various styles, produced with a simple goal in mind — deliciousness — and a passionate staff dedicated to making your visit memorable. 

The Aquebogue winery is committed to sustainability practices and has received numerous accolades over the years from Wine Advocate, Wine Enthusiast and the NY Wine & Food Classic. It has also provided wine service at The White House. 

Paumanok bottled a wine without the addition of sulfites for the first time with its 2015 Minimalist Cabernet Sauvignon. Nothing whatsoever was added and, as its name implies, the wine was made using minimalist winemaking techniques, with fruit coming from a select harvest of cabernet sauvignon clusters. 

The winery became 100 percent solar-powered in 2017, with the installation of a 51-kw solar array, and continues to be certified sustainable by the Long Island Sustainable Winegrowing organization. 

Peconic Bay Vineyards

The back patio at Peconic Bay Vineyards (credit: Peconic Bay Vineyards.)

31320 Main Road, Cut­ch­ogue


Owner: Soloviev Family

Winemaker: Greg Gove

Hours of operation: From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily; Fridays until 9 p.m. 

Year established: 2020

Acres: 150

Varieties: Viognier, Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cab Franc, Malbec 

Peconic Bay Vineyards is owned and operated by the Soloviev Family. They practice sustainable farming techniques and strive to be good stewards of the land. Their goal is to produce the highest quality fruit and make wine that is a true representation of the region. 

They offer electric moke tours of the vineyard and winemaking facilities and have a private barn for an intimate gathering. Extended hours on Fridays with live music and an oyster bar.

Pellegrini Vineyards

Most local wineries, including Pellegrini Vineyards, offer frequent online sales as well as discounts for wine club members.

23005 Main Road, Cutchogue


Owner: Joyce Pellegrini 

Winemaker: Zander Hargrave

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

Year established: 1991

Acres: 71

Varieties: sauvignon blanc, gewürztraminer, chardonnay, merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, petit verdot

With an array of beautiful wines of distinction and variety, there’s something to please everyone at Pellegrini Vineyards.

The winery staff is friendly, knowledgeable and professional and wants to make sure you walk away with knowledge of wine you may have not possessed before. 

One accomplishment Pellegrini prides itself on is the ability to consistently produce high-end wines. It was the first Long Island winery to receive a 90-point rating from Wine Spectator and has won numerous awards and medals in competitions worldwide.

A dedication to providing top-quality wine is also reflected in continuous support from wine club members, which is the heart of Pellegrini. Whether it’s through an exclusive blend, new releases or special events, Pellegrini’s care and devotion to its guests continues to shine.

Pindar Vineyards

37645 Main Road, Peconic


Owners: The Damianos Family

Winemaker: Erik Bilka 

Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily

Year established: 1979

Acres: 350

Varieties: chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, riesling, moscato, viognier, cayuga, merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, syrah, gamay, pinot meunier, gewürztraminer

Whether you are just starting out in the world of wine tasting or a seasoned enthusiast, Pindar Vineyards is known for having a friendly tasting room that provides a wide range of varieties — from dry to sweet and sparkling to dessert — to assist visitors on their wine tasting journey. The Peconic winery maintains the traditions of founder Dr. Herodotus “Dan” Damianos while also integrating new and modern technology. It also continues to implement sustainable practices including its on-site wind turbine which powers 90% of the vineyard’s total used energy. 

Pindar Vineyards recently took home the prestigious 2021 Governors Cup for their 2019 Dr. Dan’s Gewürztraminer. They also received a gold medal for their 2020 Riesling and won Best White Wine for their 2019 Dr. Dan’s White Blend. Pindar Vineyards has live music every weekend all summer long and hosts various events year-round. Please check out their website for the event calendar. In addition to its flagship tasting room, Pindar has a wine shop in Port Jefferson Village.

Pugliese Vineyards

34515 Main Road, Cutchogue


Owner: The Pugliese Family

Winemaker: Peter Pugliese

Hours of operation: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Year established: 1980

Acres planted: 53

Varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Niagara, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Gewurtztraminer 

Pugliese Vineyards is a family owned and operated vineyard that produces a wide variety of wines, including sparkling, white, red, dessert and port. Pat Pugliese hand paints sparkling bottles and wine glasses for her popular gift baskets. Complementary personalization is available. 

The Cutchogue winery has consistently received medals for its Champagne and wines and is grateful for its repeat customers. Pugliese is especially proud of its Grey Gardens Rosé and plans to release new vintages this year. Patrons can enjoy live outdoor music at Pugliese between May and October. The winery also hosts weddings and special events and specializes in wedding favors. 

Raphael Vineyard & Winery

39390 Main Road, Peconic


Owners: The Petrocelli Family

Winemaker: Anthony Nappa

Hours of operation: Thursday through Monday from noon to 6 p.m. 

Year established: 2001

Acres: 70

Varieties: Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Semillon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Pinot Noir 

At Raphael, enjoy wines by the glass and bottles outside along with light snacks. Flights are served inside only. Groups of seven or more are welcome by reservation. Wine club has special perks. 

Email [email protected] to make a reservation or call 631-765-1100, ext. 105 for additional information. 


6025 Sound Ave. Riverhead


Owner: The Rivero González family

Winemaker: Jonathan G. Bomberg

Hours of operation: Monday through Thursday from noon to 6 p.m., Friday from noon to 9 p.m., Saturday from 11am to 7 p.m., Sunday from 11a.m. to 6 p.m.

Year established: 2019 

Acres: 88

Varieties: Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, Rosé, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Malbec, Viognier, White Merlot, Sparkling (White, Rosé, Riesling), Sauvignon Blanc – Semillon, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon 

The doors of RG|NY’s tasting room are always open to anyone who is looking to immerse themselves in

The tasting room is open to anyone looking to immerse themselves in the ever-changing world of wine. Dubbed the “New Kid on the North Fork,” RG|NY has dedicated itself to understanding the region while staying true to its deep-rooted Mexican heritage.

As a brand, RG|NY believes in creating genuine experiences and relationships based on four core values: sustainability, innovation, quality, and community. These values are reflected in everything they do from the wines they produce to the engaging and unique experiences they create. Their design-led approach is a fundamental part of RG|NY’s DNA and can be observed through the modern twist offered in their wines, products, and events.

Roanoke Vineyards

Outdoor seating at Roanoke Vineyards in Riverhead. (Photo Credit: David Benthal)

165 Love Lane, Mattituck (members’ tasting room: Sound Avenue, Riverhead)


Owners: Richard and Soraya Pisacano

Winemakers: Roman Roth

Hours of operation: January 1 to March 31, Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; April 1 to Dec. 31, Sunday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Year established: 2000

Acres planted: 10

Varieties: cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, merlot, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc

Roanoke Vineyards’ wine shop and tasting room on Love Lane in Mattituck is open seven days a week. Here you can find not only Roanoke wines, but also a selection from Wölffer Estate, many available by the glass. Roanoke’s tasting room at their vineyard location is reserved for wine club members, and you can pick up a club application while on Love Lane. Club members are invited to participate in the harvest and field blending, paddle in the Roanoke Canoe Club, and enjoy many small tasting events. Roanoke takes an organic approach to their estate vineyard, which may account for the highest scoring red wines on Long Island.

Rose Hill Vineyards

The outdoor tasting area at Rose Hill Vineyards. Credit: Rose Hill Vineyards

2000 Oregon Road, Mattituck


Owners: The Frankel family

Winemaker: Patrick Caserta

Hours of operation: 11 a.m. 6 p.m. daily

Year established: 1998

Acres: 25

Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Semillon

Tucked away on Oregon Road, Rose Hill (formerly Shinn Estate) offers the quintessential North Fork experience. From the cozy wine library with barrel cellar views to the outdoor patio overlooking the vineyard, this winery truly is a year-round destination. Rose Hill’s biodynamic farming practices became instrumental in the move toward a sustainable model on Long Island. Featured in the NY Times, Travel & Leisure, Fodors and New York Magazine, this hidden gem is a must-visit during your next trip out east.

Sannino Vineyard

The industrial chic tasting room has two indoor bars plus table seating. (Credit: Madison Fender)

15975 County Road 48, Cutchogue


Owners: Anthony and Lisa Sannino

Winemaker: Anthony Sannino

Hours of operation: 11 a.m to 6 p.m. daily; see website for seasonal hours.

Year established: 2007

Acres: 27

Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc

At Sannino Vineyard, expect a high quality and immersive experience into wine making and tasting. Experience their wines through a comparative tasting style with their knowledgeable team. Located in the heart of Long Island wine country, enjoy an afternoon with views of their sustainable vineyards and an exclusive look into their winemaking facilities. When tasting with Sannino, be prepared to submerge yourself in what is the glory of boutique wine making.

With a focus on growing and crafting quality wines on the North Fork, Sannino Vineyard is owned and operated by Anthony and Lisa Sannino. The Sannino family started their North Fork journey in 2006 with the purchase of their 5-acre vineyard and homestead. The estate has grown to include their highly accredited two-room bed & breakfast as well as additional acreage for their tasting house.

Following suit, their daughters, Marisa and Miranda, have invested years of study to perfect their parents’ passion for viticulture, oenology and sommelier. They are excited to practice their newfound passion and share it with the wine community.

Sherwood House Vineyards

A selection of wines at the recently redesigned Sherwood House Vineyards tasting room. (Photo Credit: David Benthal)

1291 Main Road, Jamesport


Owners: Alex Rosanelli

Winemaker: Alex Rosanelli

Hours of operation: Noon – 6 p.m. daily

Year established: 1996

Acres: 36

Varieties: Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot

One of the North Fork’s most beloved producers, Sherwood House Vineyard has welcomed guests to enjoy classic, approachable wines and a bespoke setting for over two decades. The tasting room is located within a beautifully renovated 1870s farmhouse and boasts an impressive stone fireplace and tranquil outdoor courtyard. Sherwood House’s handcrafted wines are intended to connect people to a slower pace of life; wines that inspire the everyday enjoyment of bucolic settings and local cuisine alongside the company of family and friends. Current releases include classic Long Island varieties such as chardonnay, merlot and cabernet franc as well as a popular white merlot, sparkling white and rosé wines, and red blends.

Sparkling Pointe Vineyards and Winery

Address: 39750 Route 48, Southold

Phone Number: 631-765-0200


Owners: Cynthia and Tom Rosicki

Winemaker: Gilles Martin

Hours of operation: Seatings from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. daily

Year established: 2004

Acres planted: 40

Varieties: chardonnay, pinot noir, pinot meunier

The vision of vintners Cynthia and Tom Rosicki, Sparkling Pointe encompasses 40 acres of sustainably grown vineyards planted with the classic Champagne grape varietals — pinot noir, pinot meunier and chardonnay. 

Using strictly the traditional Methode Champenoise process, Sparkling Pointe is the only winery on the North Fork to produce exclusively sparkling wines. 

The wines are produced at the onsite winery, designed and maintained by French born winemaker Gilles Martin, formerly of Champagne’s famed Deutz and Roederer Estates, who boasts a prestigious Masters of Oenology from the University of Montpellier. 

The wines are showcased at the Grand Tasting House in Southold, where guided educational tastings are conducted daily with exquisite views of the vineyards, winery and cellar. 

Sparkling Pointe’s portfolio features multiple sparkling wine styles including top Prestige Cuvées: Brut Seduction, Blanc de Blancs Reserve, and Blanc de Noirs; flagship wines Brut, Blanc de Blanc and Topaz Impérial Brut Rosé; and the festive Cuvée Carnaval Red, White, and Rosé labels.

Suhru Wines

28735 Main Road, Cutchogue


Owner: Susan Hearn

Winemaker: Russell Hearn

Hours of operation: Thursday through Monday from noon to 6 p.m. 

Year established: 2008

Varieties: Sparkling, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Riesling, Rosé, Teroldego, Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Bordeaux Blend

Located in the heart of downtown Cutchogue, the Suhru Wines tasting house is a small, intimate space celebrating the love of wine shared by owner Susan Hearn, and her husband and veteran Long Island winemaker Russell Hearn. Started in 2008 as a passion project, Suhru Wines quickly grew into something more. In the spring of 2018, Suhru opened its Cutchogue Tasting House, run by mother-daughter duo Susan and Shelby Hearn. They invite you to enjoy their celebrated wines in their homey, beach-inspired tasting house or settle into an Adirondack chair with a glass of wine in their cozy backyard. With over three decades of winemaking experience on the east end, winemaker Russell Hearn is focused on creating approachable, food-friendly, affordable wines from the regions in New York where they grow best. The Suhru Wines Tasting House offers an inviting, laid-back environment to relax with a glass of wine. Stop by for a tasting, become a member of their wine club, attend one of their ticketed food and wine pairing events or book a virtual tasting to inquire about a private event.

Terra Vite North Fork Winery & Vineyard

250 Manor Lane, Jamesport


Owners: Jacqui & Greg Goodale

Winemaker: Kelly Koch

Director: Jessy Fusco

Hours of operation: Wednesday and Thursday from noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.

Year established: 1998 

Acres: 5

Varieties: chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, merlot, syrah, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc

Terra Vite North Fork combines the charm of Old World Italy with the beauty of the North Fork. Set on Manor Lane, the east end’s most picturesque road, the home vineyard spans a total of three acres. The small boutique vineyard is owned by Jacqui and Greg Goodale and managed by their sister and hospitality professional, Jessy Fusco. Terra Vite, translating to “land” and “vine” in Italian, promises a quaint ambience and elevated experience. Guests are welcome to sip wine on the lawn, around the gazebo or in the Renaissance Italy-inspired tasting room.

In addition to providing a beautiful experience for guests, Terra Vite is committed to wine education and will be offering ticketed classes twice a month. There is also live music on Saturdays 1 to 4 p.m. from May through November. A full calendar of classes, live music and events is available at

The Lenz Winery

38355 Main Road, Peconic


Owners: Peter and Deborah Carroll

Winemaker: Thomas Spotteck

Hours of operation: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

Year established: 1978

Acres: 67

Varieties: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris 

Whether you choose to enjoy a tasting in the courtyard on a warm summer day or an intimate and cozy tasting in the historic tasting room, the highly trained staff at this Peconic winery provides visitors with a memorable experience. 

Lenz, which is celebrating its 44th anniversary and is one of the founding vineyards on the North Fork, only produces varietals from estate-grown grapes and has a long-standing and meticulous winemaking process. The staff works hard to create a unique balance of a high-quality, educated wine tasting experience. The winery has also embraced newer trends, such as food trucks and live music, while preserving the farm’s historic and bucolic setting that visitors love. Throughout the year, Lenz offers a variety of educational events, including: barrel tastings with the winemaker, vineyard tours and vertical and library tastings. Other activities include the Merlot Classic, Dinner in the Vines, and more. Live musicians are also booked for most weekends in the summer and fall.

The Old Field Vineyards

Old Field Vineyard (Photo Credit: David Benthal)

59600 Main Road, Southold


Owners: Rosamond and Christian Baiz

Winemaker: Rosamond Baiz and Perry Bliss

Hours of operation: Friday-Monday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Year established: 2001

Acres: 10

Varieties: sauvignon blanc, cabernet franc, chardonnay, merlot, pinot noir

Quiet, peaceful and tranquil.  

We offer a rosé, Blanc de Blanc, Chardonnay, two Merlots, Cab Franc.

We do not accept reservations. We operate on a first come, first served basis.

We do not accept groups of more than six people and we will not split groups up.

Group seatings are distanced and limited to 75 minutes.

Our tasting room is very small so if it is raining we have very limited indoor space.

Wölffer Estate Vineyard 

139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack


Owners: Joey and Marc Wölffer

Winemaker: Roman Roth (winemaker and partner)

Hours of operation: 11am-8pm daily

Year established: 1988

Acres: 175 acres in Sagaponack, New York

Varieties: Sagaponack: merlot, cabernet franc, cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, chardonnay, trebbiano, vignoles. North Fork: merlot, cabernet franc, malbec, semillon, sauvignon blanc.

The Tasting Room at Wölffer Estate is both a center of activity and place of tranquility. 

Newly renovated in March 2017, guests are warmly welcomed into a rustic-modern space overlooking the lush vineyards to the east and the gently rolling Hamptons landscape to the west. 

With a reservation, guests can enjoy table service to learn about and enjoy Wölffer’s award-winning wines, ciders and spirits both inside the tasting room and outside on the expansive terrace. 

Guests and large groups looking for a more casual experience can head around the corner to The Wine Stand on Montauk Highway, a community gathering place for families, laid-back imbibing and gorgeous sunset views. 

The Estate offers a robust lineup of events each month including tours, live music, educational workshops, cellar barrel tastings and more. 

Wölffer wines stand in the company of the world’s finest, earning excellent scores and reviews from some of the most prestigious voices in wine. Recent accomplishments include a nomination for American Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast and outstanding scores from Wine Advocate and Wine Spectator.