What Is The Best Local Winery on Long Island?


With dozens of local wineries dotting the bucolic North Fork Wine Trail, it can be difficult to determine which ones to visit when making the trip to the East End.

Long Islanders voted Pindar Vineyards Best Local Winery on Long Island in the 2019 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest! The vineyard came out on top in the latest round of competition amid its years-long horse race for the title with Martha Clara Vineyards.

At Pindar Vineyards, they know that a good wine is like a great poem. Enjoying a glass can be an uplifting experience, delighting the senses as it satisfies the soul. Since Pindar’s founding four decades ago, it has become one of Long Island’s best-known wineries.

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Nestled on 500 acres on the East End, it grows 17 varieties of grapes, carefully crafting them into some 23 varietals and proprietary blends. Each year, it produces about 70,000 cases. But it’s never forgotten its roots, nor its family tradition.

At its flagship vineyard, wine lovers can tour the production facility, and taste great wines from the barrel!

To find all the other 2019 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com Nominate your favorite businesses and people in the 2020 Bethpage Best of Long Island program through Aug. 31.

Pindar Vineyards is located at 37645 Main Road in Peconic. It can be reached at 631-734-6200 or pindar.net

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