Top Ten ‘Fun Fall Fests’ on Long Island

Top Ten ‘Fun Fall Fests’ on Long Island

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Arts & Culture, Farms & Orchards, Holiday & Seasonal, Kids & Families, Wine & Dine | 0 comments

Summer may be over on Long Island, but don’t fret. Fall is one of the best times to visit –our coastal climate keeps things a bit warmer than the rest of the continent, so the leaf peeping season extends well into November.. But the most anticipated part of the season is the fall festivals. Find a full schedule of events and check out some of our ‘Top Ten’ festivals below. All events at www.discoverlongisland.com

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‘Dog Days,’ Live Music, Comedy And More At Long Island Wineries

‘Dog Days,’ Live Music, Comedy And More At Long Island Wineries

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Wine & Dine | 0 comments

When you visit Long Island you’ll find over three dozen wineries that open their doors to the public for tasting and tours. But what a lot of visitors may not know is that the wineries offer a lot more than just a great wine-tasting experience. There’s live music, trivia nights, ‘bring your dog’ days, comedy fests, and wine-making courses. And don’t forget to check for the upcoming schedule of live music and other events during Winterfest: Live on the Vine, coming up mid-February through mid-March. www.liwinterfest.com

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Redbook Names Long Island A Top Wine Region

Redbook Names Long Island A Top Wine Region

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Farms & Orchards, News, Wine & Dine | 0 comments

In just 40 years it’s amazing to see how much the North Fork region of Long Island has evolved from a primarily potato farming region to a world-class wine producing region. Apparently the climate and soil conditions are just right for growing grapes here (who knew?). There’s been some great recognition of the region lately; in fact Redbook just named it one of the Top Ten Wine Regions in America. Redbook is a pretty prestigious, 110 year old magazine  owned by Hearst publications and has a total circulation of over two million.

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