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

Wine Tasting: A Journey of Senses with Sommelier Rose Thomas Bannister at Golden Acres Organic Farm

Cheers! Cincin! Salute! Join us in the picturesque setting of the farm as we learn how to taste wine from sommelier instructor Rose Thomas Bannister. She believes that wine tasting has its own language and vocabulary and that the purpose of wine knowledge is greater enjoyment and a deeper connection to the land. We will share charcuterie nibbles as she teaches techniques for a deeper connection with your own senses and cultural memories. Wine tasting includes 3 pours (3 different wines).

Connecting to Local Culture through Wine and Language Is the mission of wine educator Rose Thomas Bannister’s media project, Modo di Bere. “Modo di Bere,” way of drinking, is a pun on the Italian word for a saying, “modo di dire (way of speaking.” This multilingual podcast and YouTube travel show is her way of opening up the wine world concept of terroir, or sense of place, to include the local language. Working with winemakers from Italy, Spain, Austria and the US over the course of her wine career has made Rose Thomas a passionate advocate for sustainable farms whose products contain stories about human history and nature that we can smell and taste. No special skills are required, just a mouth and a nose and to be ready to enjoy yourself!

Come early if you want the opportunity to pick organic strawberries or browse the farm shop! (please check website for U-Pick field updates)

Bodegas Bagordi Wine Mother’s Day Dinner at R.AIRE at the Hampton Maid

Locals and travelers alike can indulge in a specialty 3-course prix-fixe menu crafted by Chef Alex Bujoreanu at R.AIRE in Hampton Bays with a welcome amuse bouche and glass of wine. Luis Manuel, the winemaker behind Bodegas Bagordi, will be in attendance to offer wine pairings for an additional fee, as well as share details about the company and its variety of products

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**

Dan’s ROSE SOIREE

Join us Memorial Day weekend for the summer’s signature event, Rosé Soirée Presented by Wilmington Trust. Celebrate with the seasons unofficial drink….rosé! Enjoy flowing rosé wine from around the world and right here on the East End. Eats from top chefs around the NY area including exclusive opportunities to taste from private chefs and Emmy nominated chefs as they join the best restaurant cuisine.

DJ Theo gets everyone dancing with live music and entertainment. Don’t miss the summer kick off event of the summer!

Canvas & Cuisine at The Parrish

Join us for this premier benefit event, featuring an exclusive four-course dining experience meticulously curated by Chef Angie Mar of Le B. with private collection wines from Sotheby’s and Wölffer Estate! Tickets are limited!

Booze Cruise Sunset Adventure: Harvest Wine Cruise

Enjoy local Harvest Wine on our Sunset “BOOZE” cruise adventures! Enjoy a trip on our Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat as we travel along the Peconic River with fun music, complementary drinks and snacks, while enjoying the beautiful summer sunset.

$80/per person. 21 and older. There is a 3.5% discount on purchases made with cash.

Reservations Required.

Check in is at Seaside Grill (behind the Hyatt Place hotel within the Treasure Cove Resort Marina) at least 15 minutes prior to departure.

Taste the East End at the Long Island Aquarium

If you love our Fish & Sips event you don’t want to miss our summer version, Taste the East End, a flavor-filled night of food pairings with local craft beer, wine and cider! Plus live music throughout the property! Guests 21 and over, please.

$98.32* pp includes all food & craft beverage tastings.

Reservations are required.

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

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.

Somm Series: Some Like it Hot, We Keep it Cool: The Red Wine Edition at Suhru Wines

Winemakers will often say “Great wine starts in the vineyard.” Explore how climate impacts flavor in this immersive wine tasting exploring climates from around the world! Can you taste the difference that climate and terroir impart on a grape?

In this 90 minute comparative tasting wine class we will compare our cool climate red wines to some of its hot climate friends from around the globe. Taste 3 different red wine (6 wines total), each from both a cool and warm climate and explore the differences that climate and terroir can impart on the grape.

This tasting class will be led by Suhru’s in-house Sommelier Beth Santosuosso. Beth’s love of wine started here on the North Fork after tasting the phenomenal 2010 vintage and developing a desire to learn more about the wine making process and business. She holds a WSET Level III Certification, Passed With Merit from the International Wine Center in NYC. In addition to her time spent on the North Fork and in the Finger Lakes, she has traveled extensively to wine regions across the United States, France, Australia, and Canada. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in German Literature and a Bachelor of Science in International Business from the University of Connecticut and a Masters of Business Administration from New York University. Her time is split between Riverhead and Queens and has been working with Suhru since 2019.

Wine & Oyster Pairing

Join us for a delicious oyster pairing of Southold Shindigs and Lieb Wines to celebrate the opening of the Patio on Oregon Road! Southold Bay Oysters will be at the tasting room serving up freshly shucked oysters.

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