Lenz Winery 38355 Route 25, Peconic, NY11958 Since 1978, Lenz has remained a small craft winery dedicated to a "high touch" in producing rich boutique wines that…More have consistently received high-praise by industry experts over the years. The winery, located on Route 25 in Peconic, offers an estate selections of wines; Old Vines wines such as a 2002 unfiltered cabernet sauvignon and a 2007 chardonnay; and new releases, from gewürztraminer to pinot noir.
Castello di Borghese Vineyard and Winery was one of the original wineries on the North Fork since the seventies. They…More pride themselves on providing only the highest quality wine that is a match to or superior to the wine that actually comes from the vineyards in Italy. The place is lovely and has a lot of old World charm. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable both about wineries, vineyards and the old country. Stepping inside is like stepping into Tuscany itself.</p>
Medolla Vineyards 2885 Peconic Ln, Peconic, NY11958 Medolla Vineyards produces only one wine: Merlot. Coming from a career in aviation, winery owner John Medolla and his…More wife, Denise, began planting grapes on the North Fork in 2002. With the help of winemaker Eric Fry, the Medollas make their grapes into wine at Lenz Winery. They released their 2002 Merlot in 2007 to high praise and continue to receive good reviews for their wines made in the Italian Medolla family tradition.
Martha Clara Vineyards 6025 Sound Ave, Riverhead, NY11901 These vineyards are owned by the Entemann family and named after Robert Entemann's mother, Martha. The popular winery…More has a welcoming and warm atmosphere with an open view across a beautiful field where families and friends can picnic and enjoy sipping Martha Clara's delicious wine. Hay rides and other themed excursions are available throughout the year.
Retired air traffic controller Ray Blum planted the first vines at Peconic Bay Winery in 1979. Since then, wines such…More as Chardonnay, Riesling, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvigon and Cabernet Franc have been produced from grapes grown on 200 acres.</p>
<p>The current tasting room, complete with panoramic patio, tapas menu and high-energy live music every weekend, opened in 2009 across from the shopping center in Cutchogue.</p>
<p>The winery recently picked up the Nautique line of wines, which are gaining in popularity, and is working to develop a line of spirits. Alongside booking weekend warrior musicians for entertainment, Peconic Bay has hosted concerts by bigger names such as John Pizzarelli, Richie Havens and Mountain.</p>
Paumanok Vineyards 1074 Main Rd, Aquebogue, NY11931 Founded in 1983, Paumanok Vineyards in Aquebogue is the only winery in New York State to grow chenin blanc, a highly…More acidic grape from the Loire valley of France. The vineyards' picturesque 103 acres, on-site production facility and tasting room are owned and managed by Ursula and Charles Massoud and their three sons. Besides chenin blanc, merlot and semi-dry riesling are top-sellers at the winery. Patrons are welcome to take a free self-guided tour or pay for a guided tour of Paumanok—one of the first North Fork wineries to implement solar power in the fall of 2009.
Clovis Point 1935 Main Road, Jamesport, NY11947 Clovis Point vineyard grapes grow on the same fertile land that ancient people cultivated in Jameport thousands of years…More ago. Grapes such as merlot, cabernet franc and chardonnay now grow on 20 scenic acres surrounding the winery's peaceful patio and rustic tasting room, which was rennovated in 2007 from its original state as a potato barn built in the 1920s.