North Fork Wine Tours
The Long Island’s North Fork is located at two hours distance from Manhattan. The place is known for its wonderful wineries and farms. People looking forward to satisfy their parched tongues can find enough varieties of wines during wine tours organized in North Folk. Many city dwellers love to enjoy these wine tours on the weekends, with most of the wineries located just a bottle’s throw away from each other. The tours are simply refreshing and make the weekend getaway a complete success. Visitors coming here on wine tours expect various vibes to enjoy to their heart’s content.
Many of the vineyards organizes parties and various fun filled activities to ensure complete enjoyment for the visitors. There are places that are chock-o-block with limos and cars every weekend and there is no space to even stand in its tasting room, if one is late in arriving to the weekly party. Some of the vineyards are known for offering a lot to the visitors, besides wine tasting. There are bars in the tasting rooms where wine flights could be purchased by the guests. Buffet food, available for sale, is spread along with the bars. The air is filled with the strains of live music and people love to soak in the ambience. Every week, different kinds of events are organized by the vineyards that leaves guests asking for more. They can enjoy a lot of wines that include Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Visitors can also enjoy fun time at vineyards that also have farms. Visitors coming here love to enjoy farm experiences that make their trip from the city worthwhile. The kids tagging along with their parents have an excellent time too while their parents indulge in wine tasting. At a nominal tasting fee, kids can enjoy playing in the barnyard for the entire afternoon. There are cuddly baby animals, hay rides and more besides events like pig races that keep the kids amused. Visitors love to enjoy exotic wines like, Red Horse Rose, which is the featured wine at many vineyards. Many wines from this area have also won New York Food and Wine Classic. At some of the farms, owners also serve Kettle corn and apple cider doughnuts that are not to be missed goodies and are baked fresh several times in a day, at the farm.
While on the wine tasting tour, the visitors can also make a stop at some places that offer excellent, panoramic views of the place. There is no dearth of highly picturesque vineyards which sprawls in a huge area. Guests love to attend a wine and chocolate pairing that takes place bimonthly where organic chocolates are featured in some wineries. Riesling is the most popular wine offering at some places. Guests coming here love to be a part of the many events where small group tours drink wine straight from the barrel with a wine barrel straw or a “thief plunger”.
Thus, North Fork wine tours offer a lot of fun and entertainment besides quality wines.