Enjoy the East End Al Fresco. 
From Riverhead to Orient to Montauk

The Eastern End of Long Island, New York City’s backyard beach getaway, offers a variety of fun activities for all ages and interests. From Riverhead to Greenport to Montauk, there are the Hamptons, North Fork farms and vineyards, breweries, scenic beaches, and stunning views. From tall ship festivals to music festivals to drag racing events, to the Long Island Aquarium, Splish Splash, and the Parrish Art Museum, there’s something for everyone.

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LIRR Escorted Tour: North Fork Vineyards

Visit Long Island’s North Fork for tastings of the region’s local wines, enjoy serene strolls through the vineyards and take in some of Long Island’s most picturesque, waterfront villages.

On Saturday tours, enjoy wine tastings at Duck Walk and Pindar Vineyards, and a visit to the historic seaport village of Greenport for some local shopping and waterfront dining.

On Sunday tours, your wine tastings will take place at the 20-acre, family-owned Jason’s Vineyard, followed by a visit to the charming waterside village of Port Jefferson for a breezy stroll through boutique-lined streets and endless dining possibilities.

2024 Schedule:
Saturday, July 20, 2024
Sunday, August 11, 2024
Saturday, September 21, 2024
Sunday, October 6, 2024
Saturday, October 26, 2024

The MTA Deal

$104.75 per person (21+ only) for Saturday tours: July 20, 2024, September 21, 2024 and October 26, 2024. This escorted tour package includes discounted round-trip rail, bus transportation, wine tastings at Duck Walk Vineyards and Pindar Vineyards, and a visit to the village of Greenport.

$87.25 per person (21+ only) for Sunday tours: August 11, 2024, and October 6, 2024. This escorted tour package includes discounted round-trip rail, bus transportation, wine tastings at Jason’s Vineyard, and a visit to the village of Port Jefferson.

How to Get Your Tickets

Tickets may be purchased at Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines and ticket windows at LIRR stations*. Select “MTA Away Deals,” then, “Escorted Tours,” then the tour.

Multiple tickets/vouchers will print. Be sure to take all items dispensed and board the rear train car. This tour has limited space availability.

* Tickets will be available at ticket vending machines up to the Wednesday before the tour and available at ticket windows until the day of the tour.

Get Going

Train Schedule for Saturday Tours
Penn Station: departs @ 7:44 AM*; returns @ 8:31 PM
Atlantic Terminal: departs @ 7:41 AM*; returns @ 8:24 PM
Grand Central: departs @ 7:38 AM*; returns @ 8:36 PM
Woodside: departs @ 7:44 AM*; returns @ 8:20 PM
Jamaica: departs @ 8:13 AM**; returns @ 8:00 PM
Babylon: departs @ 8:52 AM; returns @ 7:16 PM

Train Schedule for Sunday Tours
Penn Station: departs @ 7:44 AM*; returns @ 6:09 PM
Atlantic Terminal: departs @ 7:41 AM*; returns @ 6:24 PM
Grand Central: departs @ 7:38 AM*; returns @ 6:17 PM
Woodside: departs @ 7:44 AM*; returns @ 5:59 PM
Jamaica: departs @ 8:13 AM**; returns @ 5:48 PM
Babylon: departs @ 8:52 AM; returns @ 5:04 PM
Patchogue: arrives @ 9:12 AM; departs @ 4:34 PM

* Transfer at Jamaica to the rear car of the Montauk train
** Tour originates

The 3rd Annual Northforker Wine & Food Classic

Northforker Magazine is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Northforker Wine & Food Classic at Borghese Vineyard on Thursday, August 29th, 2024! Back by overwhelming demand this local food and wine tasting event will showcase 55+ farm to table restaurants, vineyards, breweries, and more!

And of course, LIVE MUSIC by the awesome “In the Groove” band!

**This is a 21+….All-Inclusive Food & Drink….Rain or Shine Event**

Blossom Rosé Soirée on Mother’s Day at Sannino Vineyard

Ticket Includes a glass of our new release blush (non-alcoholic options available), cheese & charcuterie, and live music

Music:

Al Nadel | 11am – 1:30pm – Soulful blend of folk, blues, & classic rock 

The Libations | 1:30pm – 4:30pm -eclectic mix of classic rock, blues, singer songwriter, and a little country

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Stars & Sips Wine Club Party at Sannino Vineyard

Additional Guests Welcome!

Enjoy a Vertical Tasting, Passed Hors d’oeuvre, & Star Gazing at Sannino Vineyard in Cutchouge

Featuring: Custer Institute and Observatory
Each guest will enjoy a vertical tasting of reserve red wines with Anthony Sannino
Members will be able to choose to enjoy a complimentary glass of wine in addition to the tasting

¡VIVA EL AMOR! • 2024 WEDDING SHOWCASE

Join us on May 18th from 12pm to 3pm for our annual wedding showcase featuring local vendors from up and down the North Fork and Long Island!

We will be joined by a wide variety of industry experts including caterers, photographers, entertainment groups, videographers, florists, rentals, hair and make up, transportation, dessert companies, and more!

The event will be taking place in our Northville Barn located on our vineyard property.

Mother’s Day Brunch + Sparkling Wine Pairing

Toast and treat Mom to a very special Mother’s Day Brunch and sparkling wine pairing on Sunday May 12th at the lovely Sparkling Pointe Tasting House. A menu of Farm Frittata, Spring Salad, & Scone
by First and South will be enjoyed alongside a tasting flight of four sparkling wines. Wine Club members will also enjoy a glass of sparkling rosé after the pairing.

Wine & Chocolate at Suhru Wines

Join us for an afternoon exploring the wonder of wine & chocolate pairing! Led by Linda Johnson, the Chocolate Curator for Chocology, Linda perfected the art of pairing exquisite chocolates with our wines. Prepare to be amazed by the tantalizing and unexpected flavors that arise as you indulge in this unique combination. Your taste buds are in for a treat!

Per person ticket price includes a curated pairing of three (3) Suhru & Lieb wines and three (3) chocolates. The guided tasting will last approximately 90 minutes, guests must be 21+ over, and we ask that pups stay at home.

Resveratrol Talk & Wine Tasting with Dr. Pezzutor at Paumanok Vineyards

Paumanok Vineyards welcomes Dr. John Pezzuto, Dean and Professor of Pharmaceutics of the Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Dr. Pezzuto is a world-renowned researcher, pharmaceutical administrator and innovative educator. He is an author of over 700 publications, including the first report describing the cancer preventive activity of resveratrol, a component of grapes and grape products such as red wine. This single manuscript has been cited over 6,000 times, and resveratrol is now in numerous clinical trials and the subject of over 20,000 manuscripts. Three Paumanok red wines from the 2021 vintage have been tested for their resveratrol content. We will taste these wines as Dr. Pezzuto gives a talk on the health benefits of resveratrol in wine.

Rites of Spring Music Festival: Brunch and Vocal Concert

Brunch & Vocal Concert at Borghese Vineyard is a new event that combines a beautiful music program with a delicious brunch paired with Borghese wines.
It’s an intimate indoor concert featuring the exceptional soprano singer Susanna Phillips, the multi-talented Tom Manuel on trumpet and the versatile guitarist Steve Salerno while the audience is seated at the table. A wine tasting and a delicious brunch presented by chef Martine Abitbol will be served at the table, followed by the musical show.

Candle Making with Fire & Wixx at Sannino Vineyard

Enjoy a Glass of Sannino while you craft a custom hand-poured candle with Fire & Wixx. Choose up to 3 fragrances to mix into your candle. We have over 30 fragrances.

With the guidance of the Fire & Wixx team, you will weigh , measure, mix & pour your wax into a vessel. Add your choice of crystals, dried flowers and specialty toppings to customize your candle. Name your candle and add a label!

Includes a Candle & Glass of Sannino Wine

Chocolate , Cheese & Wine Pairing Class at Sannino Vineyard

Featuring Chocology! Enjoy a fully guided class discussing Wine Tasting Techniques and Chocolate Production all while Pairing Specially Crafted Italian Chocolates & Cheeses

Sample: 3 Sannino Estate Wines, 3 Chocolates, 3 Cheeses

Reservation Required Tickets must be purchased in advance

Rites of Spring Music Festival: The Beatitudes

We’re kicking off the Rites of Spring concert season with a new partnership with RG | New York Vineyard!
It’s an exciting event of music, spring celebration and appreciation of the North Fork agricultural scene. Doors open at 4pm. You will receive a glass of wine and can walk through the vineyard to enjoy the natural landscape.

Attendees can also come earlier at the vineyard for a tasting flight or some wine + bites ahead of the performance.  RG | NY normal business hours is open from 11am to 5pm.

Winter Ride Through the Vines at RGNY

Join us this winter for a cozy, horse-drawn ride around our vines!

Learn about Long Island’s terroir and our own minimal-intervention approach as you sip on some warm Mexican hot chocolate.  Return to the tasting room to warm up with a flight of your choice and our tasty RG|MX cheese board!

This 2-hour experience includes: 

  •  Spiced Mexican hot chocolate in RG|NY tumblers for the ride
  •  A 30-min guided, horse-drawn tour around the property
  •  Flight of your choice upon return to the tasting room
  •  Our indulgent RG|MX cheeseboard
  •  Ample photo opportunities!