Sampling Long Island North Shore’s Historic Estates

We took a bit of Detour on our drive from the east end of the Island into New York. After a day traipsing amongst the huge Modern estates of the current Gilded Age, we decided to take a detour along the north shore of the western end to see a few of the remnants of [Read more …]

An Off-Season Visit to Long Island’s South Fork

After a short ferry from Greenport on the North Fork to, and a short drive through the gracious and leisurely Shelter Island, we took a second ferry to the very off-season, South Fork. After quick pass through the lovely town of Sag Harbor and the ultra-upscale East Hampton, we drove straight through to Montauk, before [Read more …]

Tasting our way through Long Island’s North Fork

Our short, one-day visit was nowhere near enough to justice to this pretty area. The vast majority of our time was devoted to wine tastings. Rather than discuss each winery, I will just mention a few of our favorite wines from each: Palmer. Our favorite, by far was the non-vintage [Read more …]