Be a part of this annual event and harvest the world-class wine and local flavors of
one of the world’s most exciting, emerging viticultural and culinary destinations!
Florence Fabricant, Honoree   Josh Wesson, Host   Tom Schaudel, Honoree
HARVEST 2014 will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, at the magical McCall Vineyard and Ranch on the bucolic North Fork of Long Island. Organized by Dan’s Papers and the Long Island Wine Council, this fun, rustic charity fundraiser celebrates Long Island Wine Country and benefits important regional charities: the Long Island Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Foundation and Peconic Land Trust. Since its inception in 2010, HARVEST has raised $153,000 for its charity beneficiaries. HARVEST includes the following events:
The Vin-IP Experience Early Access 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.; evening continues till 10 p.m.; $275 per person, $2,500 for a group of 10, or $3,000 for reserved seating for 10 and VIP signage Wine aficionados, collectors and connoisseurs can be not just VIPs but Vin-IPs at HARVEST. Come as individuals or a group and enjoy the Vin-IP space within The Festival Tasting which will include VIP seating. Enjoy an hour of private time with winemakers and chefs, a glass of sparkling wine upon arrival, premier parking and exclusive access to the Library Lounge, where older vintages and special selections of wine will be served. Vin-IP guests will also receive a special HARVEST gift bag and other perks.
The Festival Tasting (General Admission ticket level) 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.; $125 per person if purchased by end of day Sunday, August 10; $150 per person starting Monday, August 11, and at the door (if available) Join more than 40 local winemakers for current releases and barrel samples of their not-yet-released wines, and bid on large-format wines bottled just for HARVEST! Savor the locally sourced, seasonal dishes from more than 30 of the region’s finest chefs and food artisans.
HARVEST EAST END is a 501 (c)(3) charity and annual fundraiser organized by the Long Island Wine Council. HARVEST showcases the wines of more than 40 East End winemakers, the dishes of 30+ top regional chefs and the foodcraft of local food artisans and purveyors. This gracious event supports our regional wine marketing efforts, and invests in the future of the region by giving to worthy charities that support and preserve our land and people now and for generations to come: Sponsorships may be tax-deductible, less the value of goods and services received.
Dan’s Papers, the iconic mainstay publication of Long Island’s East End, founded by Dan Rattiner, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2010 and continues the tradition of being a truly unique editorial offering. Commentary that is timely, whimsical, satirical and real; each week Dan’s Papers features the wit of its clever writers. Dan’s Papers is a “Hamptons Original’ catering to the needs of locals, residents and visitors to the Hamptons and the East End. With the largest AAM Audited circulation of any publication on the East End and in the Hamptons year-round, distributed from Manhattan to Montauk, Dan’s has long been considered the bible for what to do, where to go, where to stay and where to play on the North and South Forks. Dan’s Papers’ expertise on the East End extends to business, complete with integrated marketing programs including full-color glossy print and newsprint advertising, digital marketing, email marketing, social media marketing and event marketing. Dan’s Papers