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4 LONG ISLAND VINEYARDS FOR WINTER WINE TASTING

This blog was originally published in October of 2013; we have since updated it to reflect more accurate and current information.  Enjoy wine-tasting and beautiful vistas this winter by planning a wine tour with Executive Ground Transportation and these amazing vineyards.  Whether you’re interested in viewing an art exhibit, listening to live music or just taking a stroll around the city square, Long Island has what you’re looking for and more. Another wonderful activity that available to Long Island visitors and residents is a huge array of vineyards. Many of these amazing vineyards have wintertime hours and offer breathtaking sights for even the most inexperienced of wine-tasters. Why not book a Long Island wine tour with Executive Ground Transportation and enjoy the beauty of these vineyards this winter?  

BAITING HOLLOW FARM VINEYARD

2114 Sound Avenue, Baiting Hollow, NY Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard has been a staple of the vineyard conversation around Long Island for nearly 30 years. Their vineyard is the site of truly exceptional wine making, as they use no herbicides or chemicals in their crops, and have always tended their soil with the most natural and environmentally-friendly methods. Their hours during the winter months are: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 11 AM - 5 PM Tuesday, by reservation only Friday from 11 AM - 6 PM Saturday and Sunday from 11 AM - 7 PM.  

PINDAR VINEYARD

37645 New York 25, Peconic, NY Pindar Vineyards makes one of the best destinations for a winter vineyard visit, mostly because they offer such live music nearly every night and also have some of the most popular wine in the area. The vineyard is open seven days a week, from 11 am til 6 pm for sales, and until 5:30 pm for tastings.  

MARTHA CLARA VINEYARDS

6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY Martha Clara Vineyards has been making amazing wine on Long Island for nearly 20 years; their wines are award-winning, and their tasting room is a warm, welcoming place that would make a beautiful winter day both relaxing and enjoyable. Their hours are: Monday - Thursday, 11 AM - 5 PM Friday and Sunday, 11 AM to 6 PM Sunday from 11 AM to 7 PM.  

BEDELL CELLARS

36225 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY This family-owned Long Island vineyard has been devoted to excellence in their product from the beginning. For over 35 years, they've been producing award-winning, small-batch wines that are renowned throughout the country. The Bedell method is so enjoyed, in fact, that the vineyard's wines were among those served at the 2013 Presidential Inauguration. Visit their tasting room, which is housed in an historic barn, and sample some of their fine products. Bedell Cellars is open year-round, seven-days-a-week: Sunday - Thursday, 11 AM - 5 PM Friday and Saturday, 11 AM - 7 PM  

EXECUTIVE GROUND TRANSPORTATION: LONG ISLAND WINE TOURS

Whichever vineyard on Long Island you decide on for your winter time rendezvous, make sure you have reliable transportation to get home afterwards. Not only will you enjoy a peace of mind that comes with knowing you and your friends and family are safe, but you’ll enjoy the unparalleled luxury of a pristine vehicle and the ease of not having to worry with navigation and parking. Contact Executive Ground Transportation to book your luxury wine tour this winter. You'll be so glad you did!