Have you ever dreamed of squishing grapes with your feet and creating your own wine? What about sitting atop some of the best views in the entire state of New York sipping some of the finest glasses of wine in the world? Well, with spring finally here and summer right around the corner, it’s time to prepare yourself for Wine Season. While Napa Valley may be on the other side of the country, New York City is considerably close to its own Napa Valley. With some of the most notable vineyards around the world, New York could be considered the Napa Valley of the East Coast. Rather than do the same old plans this spring or summer, gather your friends and family together and check out these vineyards that surround NYC.
Wolffer Estate Vineyard
Have you visited the Hamptons yet with your friends or family? If not, this will be the best trip you have ever planned. Wolffer Estate Vineyard is actually known as one of the BEST vineyards in the entire state of New York and North East. There is a reason why the James Beard Foundation’s annual fundraiser is held here, what are you waiting for? With over 55 Acres of vines, it will be hard not to get lost in the beauty of wine. Top this off with their plethora of choices of wine flights, it is a dream come true for the wine lover. Don’t forget to get a cheese platter while your there too! The cheeses are amazing!
This Vineyard is merely 2 hours outside of New York City and is waiting for your party’s grand appearance. Nestled on the coast of Connecticut, this Vineyard is also quite reputable. With dozens of options to sample or buy, this French-based vineyard will make you want to stay a night, or two. To top it off, this vineyard is prepared to entertain not just with wine but also some of the best bistro bites you can have. Prepare yourself accordingly! If you and the girls happen to travel for the weekend, bring your dancing shoes too.
Martha Clara Vineyards
If you are from NYC and have not heard of Martha Clara Vineyards yet – this is your time to shine. Martha Clara Vineyards is often a major topic of conversation amongst wine lovers. Located in Riverheard, NY, Martha Clara is known for some of the most unique and special blends of wines in NYC. What makes this place so unique? With limo options, paint and drink parties and Wine Down Wednesdays, Martha Clara Vineyards if often one of the hotspot to be.
Bating Hollow Farm Vineyard
The last place your friends and family must visit this spring or fall is Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard in Calverton, NY. Baiting Hollow Farm is located on Long Island and is not just a winery or vineyard, it is also a horse-rescue location. In fact, once you get a glimpse of the names of the wine, you will realize the entire place is dedicated to endangered horses. If you like wine and riding ponies and horses, don’t miss out on this adventurous vineyard. On top of this, they do include music night as well from Thursday to Sunday.
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