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Long Island Winterfest Returns to Wine Country

Long Island Wine Country is preparing to celebrate the regional music festival, Long Island Winterfest from February 8 – March 16, 2014. During Winterfest, wineries, lodging, dining and attractions combine to create an amazing destination for winter tourism. Back for its seventh consecutive year, Long Island Winterfest has been re-named “Live on the Vine,” to now incorporate different genres of music in addition to reveled jazz musicians. We are thrilled to see this event continue to evolve and grow each year. It brings a significant amount of visitors to the North Fork. They come for the music and stay for the great deals, as well as an exciting atmosphere. Winterfest, planned as a group with the Long Island Wine Council, … Continue reading

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Winter Magic on the North Fork of Long Island

It’s January on the North Fork of Long Island. We celebrated a cozy Christmas, and rang in 2014 with local bubbly. Now, we focus on the year ahead. What to do first! January begins with snow, and we would like to share with our fans just what the East End of Long Island, particularly the North Fork, has to offer its visitors. Did you think that everything would be closed now? Well, we are open for business and some of our returning guests feel that the wintertime is this region’s best kept secret! The next few months will be the off-season at our Bed & Breakfasts, which means that prices are at their best value, while packages and specials abound. Once here, … Continue reading

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Shop Local and Enjoy North Fork Festivities

We talk about it. We promote it. Shop local. It’s the holiday season and shoppers abound. They come from far and near to visit the malls and find the best deals, but the lesser known fact is that the East End and our surrounding area is rich in fantastic gifts and holiday festivities. We, at the North Fork Bed & Breakfast Association, have a few holiday ideas that are sure to get you in the spirit of celebrating, as well as satisfy the most unique needs on your gift list. #1: Visit tasting rooms and websites of Long Island Wine Country wineries. They offer gorgeous baskets, gift cards and unique experiences. You can build your own wine bottle basket with … Continue reading

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Christmas in Cutchogue: A Very Special Holiday House Tour This December

Local Cutchogue business partners are thrilled to announce The Holiday House Tour on December 7, 2013. Four beautifully decorated homes will open their doors for this event. Guests will enjoy wine tasting, appetizers and desserts at each home, which will be paired with a vineyard a restaurant or a local business as well as local merchants offering specials on the day of the tour for ticketholders. Participating homes will be decked out for the holidays, including Andrew’s Legacy Bed and Breakfast, Sannino Vineyard Bed and Breakfast, The Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast, and the private home of designer, Connie Cross. Additional locations on the tour are Santa’s Christmas Tree Farm for a raffle, and Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Society for a visit … Continue reading

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“Taste North Fork” Begins on Long Island’s East End

The North Fork region is energized for a new kind of event this Veteran’s Day weekend (November 9th through 11th), called Taste North Fork. Visitors and local residents alike, will enjoy special offers at wineries, restaurants, shops, attractions and accommodations, such as our North Fork Bed & Breakfasts. There will be additional transportation to the East End from New York City, Connecticut and the surrounding area, as well as a free shuttle route along the North Fork once you are here! In partnership with the Hampton Jitney, a free shuttle from Riverhead to Orient Point will be available to all visitors. There will be a Riverhead loop, for stops between Riverhead and Love Lane in Mattituck, as well as a Greenport loop, … Continue reading

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Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast Studio Cottage rental

Shorecrest B and B now offers a newly renovated, private, detached and spacious self catering studio cottage with queen bed and kitchenette on the Shelter Bay side of Southold hamlet. Floor to ceiling west facing windows open onto a private patio overlooking lawns and panoramic water views. Located on a quiet country lane a few steps from the private community sandy beach and just five minute drive to Greenport and Southold villages, the Southold Studio Cottage provides a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life with the convenience of Shorecrest BnB concierge services including winery discount card to 24 local wineries, maps and guides. Visit our website and click on the ‘check availability’ link for rates or call … Continue reading

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Yoga, Wine and Girl Friends

You are invited to share in our very first ‘Vinyasa on the Vine’ Yoga and Wellness Retreat. To be held on May 4-6, 2012

. This East End Retreat is just the ticket for the rest and relaxation we all yearn for.  Nestled in the vineyards and farmland of Long Island’s North Fork, we will bend, sip and relax, allowing nature to guide us through the process of letting go. You will be staying in the quant little town of Cutchogue at either ‘The Farmhouse’ or ‘Andrew’s Legacy’. With accommodations at these two magnificent Bed and Breakfasts, all you have to do is show up!

 Friday evening you will be welcomed with a wine and cheese cocktail reception at the lovely Sannino … Continue reading

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New arrivals at the Farmhouse Bed and Breafkast

The Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast recently received a shipment of Buff Orpington Chicks. They arrived at 7:30 am on February 15, via the Cutchogue, United States Post office.  Our friendly post person, Mike called and said your babies arrived can you hear them?  We replied “We are on our way”.  They came packaged in a little box with air holes at the top. When we opened the lid we saw the beautiful 2 day old chicks huddle together.  We assured them everything was going to be fine and they would be warm in no time.   We were all ready with the “nursery” which is a brooder pen we had borrowed from our friend Mark, and it was perfect.  The little heat … Continue reading

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