13 Oct 5 NORTH FORK WINES TO TRY THIS AUTUMN
GET INTO THE SPIRIT OF AUTUMN WITH THESE AMAZING NORTH FORK WINES
Autumn is here, and with football season, changing leaves and sweaters comes the opportunity to try new wines and food pairings. With the holiday on the horizon, many of you are looking for new wines to pair with your traditional Thanksgiving recipes or for a great bottle to gift to the wine-lover in your family.
Whatever the source of your curiosity, Executive Ground Transportation is here to reveal some of our favorite North Fork wines from some of the outstanding vineyards on our winery tours.
Check out our list below and begin planning your North Fork wine tour today!
Pindar Vineyards is among the premiere destinations for wine tasting and gorgeous vineyard views, making it an obvious choice for inclusion on Executive’s wine tour list.
Autumn is a time of bold, hearty flavors, and Pindar’s vintage Merlot Reserve is the perfect companion to those flavors. With soft tannins and hints of rosemary, red currant and blackberry, this is the perfect wine to pair with a hearty Italian dish or zesty sauce.
PUGLIESE VINEYARDS: 2010 SANGIOVESE
The only Chianti on Long Island, made with grapes grown in Cutchogue, this 2010 Pugliese varietal is the perfect lighter red for autumn.
Pairing effortlessly with the subtle flavors in chicken, veal, and tomato-sauce pastas, the Pugliese Chianti is an affordable and delicious addition to any autumn dinner table.
Pugliese is also a featured vineyard in Executive’s specialized North Fork wine tours, with its gorgeous tasting room and expansive, well-manicured property.
Many wine drinkers don’t think of Chardonnay when it comes to autumn flavors, but this special Chardonnay from Baiting Hollow Farms in Baiting Hollow, New York is a true exception.
Created as a tribute and fundraiser for the Baiting Hollow Horse Rescue, the Angel Chardonnay combines a full-bodied oak blend and hints of vanilla and pear to create a great companion for rich cheeses, buttery, creamy dishes and nutty, roasted flavors.
Baiting Hollow Farms Vineyard has long been a favorite of North Fork wine tourists, and Executive is proud to include it on their own wine tour.
The Bedell Cellars Cabernet Franc is an award-winner for a reason: it combines a hearty oak-and-steel-aged backbone with hints of juicy red fruits and dark flowers. The strong oak undertones make it a perfect bedfellow for charcoal-grilled steaks or beef, or perhaps dishes that highlight the flavors of green olives and spices like rosemary, thyme or paprika.
Bedell Cellars is renowned for their meticulous care in harvesting and fermenting their grapes, and is an honored feature in Executive’s wine tours.
MACARI VINEYARDS: 2010 BLOCK E VIOGNIER
This elegant dessert wine is a rich combination of flavors of peach, lemon curd and white flower, while offering a long-lasting finish and complex texture on the palate. Perfect for a diverse array of autumn dishes, including seafood. It also offers enough acidity to balance perfectly with rich desserts like cheesecakes and sweet pies.
Macari Vineyards is among the most picturesque stops on the North Fork wine trail, and Executive is honored to include it in their wine tours throughout the year.
YOUR NORTH FORK WINE TOUR WITH EXECUTIVE
With each stop on your tour, you can visit the vineyard’s tasting room, make purchases in the gift shop, and explore the beautiful, manicured grounds.
With an Executive vehicle and chauffeur on hand, you won’t have to sacrifice safety or enjoyment to ensure pleasant, reliable transportation—we will take care of everything.
All you have to do is assemble your group and choose the vineyards you’d like to visit.
Executive offers a number of beautiful, late-model vehicles for your wine tour. Our party and limo buses are especially great for these types of outings, as they offer plenty of room for all of your friends and tons of on-board entertainment to keep the fun going throughout the day.
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