New York Wine Events will host its 2nd Annual North Fork Crush Wine and Artisanal Food Festival at Jamesport Vineyards in Jamesport, New York on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Festival-goers can choose from two sessions, Afternoon: 12-3 p.m. or Evening: 4-7 p.m.
The North Fork event is among the multiple seasonal tastings New York Wine Events presents throughout the year in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, and New Jersey. The festival will feature over 20 wineries from Long Island and beyond with 100-plus wines to taste, light bites including cheeses, charcuterie, crudités, breads, and crackers, plus numerous sampling tables from an array of artisanal food companies. Guests can meet the winemakers and key vineyard personnel, learn all about the varietals directly from the source, and purchase any North Fork and New York State selections they like by the bottle or case. They will also be able to take home their complimentary custom wine tasting glass as a memento.
Guests can meet the winemakers and key vineyard personnel, learn all about the varietals directly from the source, and purchase any North Fork and New York State selections they like by the bottle or case. They will also be able to take home their complimentary custom wine tasting glass as a memento.
“We’re excited to return to Long Island wine country to showcase the region’s incredible wines and offer wine lovers a very up close and personal experience. Sipping wines in a beautiful setting, with the winemakers right there to provide tasting notes and more, while enjoying a sampling of local artisan fare really shows all the fine things this region has to offer,” explains Sam Kimball, Founder, New York Wine Events.
Wine tasting tables located throughout the event site will include a diverse selection of quality reds, whites, and sparkling wines from international, New York and the North Fork’s top winemakers including Brooklyn Oenology, Gramercy Wines, Harbes Winery, Jamesport Vineyards, Lenz Winery, Lieb Cellars, Long Island Merlot Alliance, Martha Clara Vineyards, Osprey’s Dominion, Palmer Vineyards, Raphael, Reilly Cellars, Saltbird Cellars, Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard, Sherwood House Vineyards, Suhru Wines, plus Lakeland Winery, Laureate Wine Imports, TMRW, and KAS Spirits. Many participating wineries will also be selling bottles and wine by the case to those who enjoy their selections.
Select artisan food companies from the region and beyond will be sampling offerings including chocolates, baked goods, jams, and more, and will also sell full sized items to enjoy at home. Participating artisan food makers to date include COPIA Granola, Darcy’s Delights, Dove Chocolate Discoveries, Farmer’s Kitchen, Hampton Chocolate Factory, Salsa Di Parma, Peconic Preserves, and Vines & Branches. Additional sponsors include Cutco, The Wining Hour, North Fork B&B, plus authors Eileen Duffy with her North Fork wine book “Behind the Bottle” and Mark Torres with his thriller “A Stirring in the North Fork.”
Additional sponsors include Cutco, The Wining Hour, North Fork B&B, plus authors Eileen Duffy with her North Fork wine book Behind the Bottle and Mark Torres with his thriller A Stirring in the North Fork.
“It’s great to have New York Wine Events return to our vineyard after last year’s successful North Fork Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival,” says Ronald Goerler, president of Jamesport Vineyards, the host winery for the event. “This is a tremendous opportunity for North Fork and East End wineries promote our region and raise awareness about the outstanding quality and diversity of our locally produced wines and artisanal fare.”
Click here for information about tickets for the North Fork Crush. Prices start at $69 and range up depending upon the time of purchase. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended.
Travel packages via chartered motor coaches, hotel discounts, and group discounts are also available. Click here to see complete details.
The event takes place rain or shine, under tents to shield guests from the elements.
Source: Press release issued by New York Wine Events dated May 24, 2016.