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Discover the Amazing Wines of Long Island

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The eastern shores of Long Island are producing stunning wines that are hailed by metro New Yorkers, but are surprisingly undiscovered by those upstate and beyond.

Join Certified Sommelier Laura Winter Falk for a 2-hour deep dive into the wines of  six carefully vetted Long Island producers. Last November, she spent two days meeting the top producers in the area and tasting their wines, and was blown away!

Here are the featured wines:

   Sparkling Pointe Vineyards & Winery Brut

Meadowlark North Fork Gruner Veltliner Pet Nat 2022

Suhru Wines Dry Rosé 2022

Channing Daughters Winery Meditazione 2018

Marcari Vineyards Bergen Road Estate Red 2021

Lenz Winery Estate Selection Malbec 2018

During this session you will:

  • Learn about eastern Long Island’s terroir cool maritime influences with sandy, loamy soils and its impact on its wines.
  • Discover six of the most exciting Long Island producers.  Hear the story behind each of these farm wineries and the passion they each bring to their winemaking.
  • Taste six distinctive wine styles including traditional method sparkling, pétillant naturel,  skin-contact white, mineral-driven rosé and bold, expressive reds.  Learn about the European varietals that thrive in Long Island’ distinctive climate and terroir.
  • Experience the wines paired with over 12 different sommelier-selected foods from the farms and artisan food producers in eastern Long Island!

Hosted at the Coltivare Amphitheater in downtown Ithaca.

This presentation is part of the Ithaca Loves Teachers celebration, but registration is open to all. Availability is very limited with only 30 tickets being sold.

Registered VITs will receive 15% off the retail ticket price.

From :
$ 36