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Long Island Wineries: Tastings galore
Long Island’s unique landscape and character are what make it so special. With its varied climate and lush greenery, it is not only a vacation destination; it is also a lifestyle choice for people who want to live on a farm or on a mountain. SEO Long Island is home to many wineries and vineyards. Take a walk along the beach to see the beautiful wines, and stop by some charming shops or restaurants.
A few blocks from a popular Long Island restaurant is a small family-owned vineyard called Duck Walk Vineyard. Owner Robert Gage leads tours of the farm, where you can see how grapes are grown, harvested, stored and shipped to their various markets around the county. While you stroll through beautiful vineyard soil, enjoy a tasty lunch or breakfast on the farm. You must try the delicious, sweet wines made with award-winning grapes.
Wig Yard is a family-owned vineyard located just a few blocks away from Duck Walk Vineyard. It is one the most visited vineyards in the entire island. Gage and his fellow owners spend a lot of time improving the property, so that visitors get the best experience possible. These vineyards offer award-winning wines and delicious cheeses. They also have wonderful homemade desserts and delicious smoked food. The friendly owners welcome new customers and help them find the best bottle of wine to buy.
Spring is the best season to visit Long Island’s vineyards. grapes begin to bud and begin producing their delicious fruit flavors when March hits. Visit Wig Yard or any of the other several Long Island wineries in early spring and enjoy a picnic, lunch or breakfast. Enjoy afternoon tea in a local café with freshly baked cookies, fresh fruits and the wonderful wine. If you are up for an adventure, consider trying your hand at white water rafting, kayaking, parasailing, golfing, hiking, ice skating, horseback riding, snorkeling, swimming or climbing.
Old Stone House winery is a great place to spend a peaceful afternoon. They sell award-winning Chardonnays and Pinot Noir, as well as other premium wines. Old Stone House Vineyard also houses award-winning Merlot which is used in sparkling pointe glassware. This farm is located on Long Island’s north shore, so there are a variety of plants and flowers to see. You may be able to hike up the vineyard to see how grapes are picked. Don’t miss the chance to taste Old Stone House’s sparkling white Merlots as well as Chardonnays or Pinot Noir. Montauk Vineyard is another great place to stop, and you will find delicious local wines such as Syrah (Moscato), Zinfandel, Pinot Gris, and Moscato.
Many tourists visit Vinings Winery, one of the oldest wineries on Long Island. Vinings Winery is considered one of America’s best vineyards. Visitors can taste the finest wines of all countries. Take in their wide array of offerings including Syrah, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Shiraz, along with other light and milder varietals. There are also many other stops, such as the Estate Vineyard where live vines can be seen being grown; the Beringer Art Farm where you can find out about different grape varieties in the area; and Woll’s Wine Garden.
If you are looking for a place to stay during your vacation in Long Island, consider the charming Eastgate Hotel. The hotel is a former plantation home and offers luxury accommodations as well as authentic dining and cooking methods. Eastgate Wineries supplies their guests with a variety of local and International wines as well as gourmet snacks and fresh foods. There is also a restaurant, a fitness centre, meeting and conference facilities, and a spa. Of course, if you are looking for a place to play, there are dozens of outdoor attractions on Long Island. The Eastgate Marina, Bridgeport, and Nelis Park are two of the most well-known.
Although it is easy to see why Long Island may be thought of as a vacation spot, don’t think that all of the activities and amenities are designed solely for relaxation. Along with plenty of shopping, dining, and spas, there are also some great shows put on by Long Island wineries. If you are planning a visit to the scenic and historic townships on the island, take time to stop by at one of the many great Long Island vineyards.