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10 GREAT LONG ISLAND WINERIES

WHERE TO GO FOR WINE ON LONG ISLAND

Whether you’re looking for a night out with your spouse, or a fun evening with co-workers, wine tours are certainly the way to go. Taking a night off to spend time at one of these great Long Island wineries is a phenomenal way to incorporate all the best elements of a relaxing evening. Wine tours are educational, relaxing, and delicious.

Check out these 10 Long Island wineries we love driving to and book a tour with us today.

 

MACARI VINEYARDS

The Macari winery is operated by the Macari family who have owned the 500 acre estate for more than 50 years. Joseph Macari Jr. is a pioneer in the movement towards natural farming and the vineyards reflects his expertise in their practices.

Hours

Mattituck Tasting Room

Monday—Friday: 9am to 5pm

Saturday—Sunday: 11am to 5pm

 

Cutchogue Tasting Room

Monday—Sunday: 11am to 5pm

 PINDAR VINEYARDS

As the largest vineyard on Long Island, Pindar produces 70,000 cases of wine every year. They grow 17 varieties of grapes and craft them into 23 unique blends.

Hours

Monday—Sunday: 11am to 5:30pm

 

LAUREL LAKE VINEYARDS

The Laurel Lake Winery is house in a gorgeous colonial-style building, which features a tasting room with wonderful architectural elements. They regularly schedule live music for guests to enjoy over wine.

Hours

Monday—Friday: 11am to 5:30pm

Saturday: 11am to 7pm

Sunday: 11am to 6pm

 

MARTHA CLARA VINEYARDS

Martha Clara Vineyards is named after the founder, Robert Entenmann’s mother. He purchased the land initially as a potato farm, but eventually decided that a vineyard was a better pursuit.

Hours

Monday—Thursday: 11am to 5pm

Friday—Saturday: 11am to 6pm

Sunday: 11am to 7pm

 

HARBES FAMILY VINEYARD

As one of the few vineyards which features family attractions on Long Island, Harbes Family Farm and Vineyard is a great place to take the whole family. Their wine selection is top notch and the constantly have entertainment.

Hours

Monday—Sunday: 8 am to 6 pm

 

JASON’S VINEYARD

Proprietor Jason Damianos has 3 degrees ranging from business to enology and has used that knowledge to create a quality vineyard with great wine.

Hours

Monday—Thursday: 11am to 6pm

Friday—Sunday: 11am to 7pm

 

DILIBERTO WINERY

Sal and Maryann Diliberto are fantastic wine makers who are passionate about their Italian heritage. You won’t find any tasting bar here, instead each guest is seated to maximize their experience.

Hours

Monday—Thursday: 12pm to 5pm

Friday: 11am to 6pm

Saturday: 11am to 8pm

Sunday: 11am to 5pm

 

SHERWOOD HOUSE VINEYARDS

Dr. Charles and Barbara Smithen always dreamed of living in the vineyards. They brought their dream to life when they moved into their vineyard home in 1996. Their winemaker, Gilles Martin has won several awards including the “Best in Class” award for his chardonnay in 20111.

Summer Hours

Sunday—Thursday: 11am to 6pm

Friday—Saturday: 11am to 6pm

 

PAUMANOK VINEYARD

The Massoud family has been making wine on their estate since 1983. They pride themselves on the ability to create great wine by using a dense planting pattern and only producing wine made from their fruit.

Hours

Monday—Sunday: 11 am to 6 pm

 

PELLEGRINI VINEYARDS

Pellegrini Vineyards believe that the best way to make wine is to combine old world traditions and the best in progressive technology. They understand that the process starts with great grapes and finishes with hard work in the cellar.

Hours

Monday—Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm

 

Book one of our top notch private vehicles for your wine tour today and let us take you to and from one or more of these fantastic vineyards!

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