HARVEST EAST END 2013 will take place from 6-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, and will commemorate 40 years of winemaking in Long Island Wine Country!Presented by Wine Enthusiast Magazine and organized by the Long Island Wine Council with support from Merliance, this gracious charity fundraiser celebrates the wine region at the East End of Long Island and benefits four important regional charities–East End Hospice, Group for the East End, the Peconic Land Trust and new for 2013, the Long Island Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Foundation. 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!
HARVEST 2013 will be held at the beautiful McCall Vineyard & Ranch in Cutchogue, and includes the following component events:
The Festival Tasting
7-9:30 p.m.; $125 per purchased if purchased no later than Sunday, August 11;
$150 on/after Monday, August 12, and at the door (if available)
Join local winemakers for current releases and barrel samples of their not-yet-released wines. The Festival Tasting also features the flavors of the region’s farms, fishermen, cheesemakers and other food artisans in dishes made and served by top local chefs. Bask in the bounty of Long Island in this walk-around tasting of wine and food.
The Vin-IP Experience, presented by Lincoln
Private entrance 6-7 p.m.; $250 per person or $2,500 per table of 10
Buy individual tickets or reserve tables of 10 in our well-appointed VIP space. Enjoy an hour of private time to meet winemakers and chefs, a sparkling wine reception, up-front event parking and exclusive access to the Library Lounge, where older vintages and special selections of wine will be served.
These unforgettable, ultra-local, multi-course meals will continue in 2013. Each will be hosted by a Long Island winemaker–and his reserve wines–with perfectly paired courses prepared by a top regional chef. More details to come!
HARVEST EAST END is a 501(c)(3) charity.