Vine Guys

This time of year, tourists and locals alike flock to the Forks to savor the bounty of Long Island’s grapes. Much of what visitors see is the front end of wineries: the vines, the tasting rooms, the shops, the live music, the wine. But Mother Nature, the grapes, soil, presses and techniques are just one part of the story. What’s happening behind the scenes is as important as these factors in influencing the wine—it’s the story of the winemakers themselves.

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