Tasting-room fees – sometimes high, sometimes complex, often controversial -- might convince you to stay away from winery tasting rooms altogether. Don’t. But it is time to starting shopping for tasting rooms just the way you shop for anything of value. What size fits you? What accessories do you want? To help us explain, come with us to the North Fork of Long Island.
The science is there. “Scientists say the Long Island of the future will have shorter, wetter winters and oppressively hot summers, with seas rising and storm surges so strong they will threaten beaches, salt water marshes and infrastructure." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher on the issues for New York winemakers as it relates to climage change.
- "We need to shout from the rooftops about this underappreciated grape." Dorothy J. Gaiter & John Brecher on Chenin Blanc
- "The acquisition of Palmer Vineyards makes sense for Paumanok on several levels. It gives us a much needed presence on Sound Avenue. Geographically, it is located very close to Paumanok which will make the logistics of running the two operations smoother." Charles Massoud, Paumanok Vineyards