North Fork Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival

 

Saturday June 24, 2017

Afternoon Session: 12:00-3:00pm
Evening Session: 4:00-7:00pm
Jamesport Vineyards
1216 Main Road, Route 25
Jamesport, NY

EVENT UPDATE (JUNE 24, 2017, 9:15 AM): North Fork Crush is all systems ‘go’ today. There has been some morning rain in Jamesport, but all the tents over the event are up. The rain is forecast to clear up and move out mid-late morning, with nice weather for the afternoon.

EVENT OVERVIEW

North Fork Crush is your chance to sample wine at a working vineyard and receive tasting notes directly from celebrated North Fork winemakers!

You don’t have to take a 6 hour flight to Napa Valley to taste world class wines at a stunning vineyard. Long Island’s North Fork region is New York’s unheralded “Wine Country”, and the North Fork Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival is your opportunity to taste what you’ve been missing up close and personal, right with the people who make the wines!

Abundant, free, on-site parking available for all guests.

For North Fork Crush, New York Wine Events is turning North Fork institution Jamesport Vineyards (Directions) into a sumptuous wine and food tasting — just in time for your summer sipping pleasure! Attendees will have the chance to taste over 100 wines (which you can also purchase), sample artisanal foods, and nibble on light accompaniments.

Important Note: Entire event takes place under tents. Guests are protected from the elements.

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PRESENTING SPONSOR:

Citi Cardmember? Enjoy an exclusive pre-event special talk and seminar experience on wine tasting in an intimate setting with the master winemaker and owner of Jamesport Vineyards. (Seating limited, first come/first serve)

MEET THE MAKERS

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Jamesport Vineyard’s owner and winemaker Ron Goerler Jr.

At North Fork Crush, ticket buyers will have the unique opportunity for face-to-face conversations with Long Island Wine Country’s most acclaimed winemakers! As you sample the 100+ wines on hand, you will learn about the wines’ tasting notes, growth history and other unique tidbits the public doesn’t normally get to hear.

Below are a few of the winemakers & wineries at North Fork Crush:

  • Brooklyn Oeneolgy
  • Jamesport Vineyards
  • Laureate Imports
  • Lieb Cellars
  • Long Island Merlot Alliance
  • Martha Clara Vineyards
  • Palmer Vineyards
  • Raphael Winery
  • Saltbird Cellars
  • Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard
  • Sherwood House Vineyards
  • Suhru Wines
  • The Lenz Winery
  • Harbes Vineyard
  • Pugliese Vineyards
  • KAS Spirits
  • T’Jara Vineyards
  • Don Tony Perez Wine
  • Ma Lung Winery
  • Yankee Folly Cidery
  • Taconic Distillery
  • 13th & 3rd Wines
  • Tringario Wines
  • Hounds Tree

*Did you know? You can get a 15% discount when you attend with 10 or more people. Just the choose amount of tickets you want from the 15% Group Discount drop down menu on our checkout page.

THE CRITICS ARE RAVING ABOUT NORTH FORK CRUSH:

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GENERAL ADMISSION INCLUDES:

  • Face-to-face interaction with many of Long Island Wine Country’s most acclaimed winemakers.
  • Three (3) hours of sampling 100+ wines and delicious light food accompaniments, including artisanal charcuterie platters, assorted cheeses, and locally baked breads.
  • Sampling selection of artisan foods and beverages, including the below brands:
    • Harmless Harvest Coconut Water
    • Subtle Tea
    • Cocoa Exchange
    • Salsa Di Parma
    • Peconic River Preserves
    • End of The Line
    • Joann’s Desserts
    • Yeh Chips
    • Drunken Fruit
    • Vines & Branches
    • Bennett’s Deli / Bennett’s Granola
    • Topo Chico sparkling water
    • Sparkling Ice
    • Hampton Chocolate Factory
  • Complimentary wine glass, yours to taste from — and take home.

*Did you know? You can get a 15% discount when you attend with 10 or more people. Just the choose amount of tickets you want from the 15% Group Discount drop down menu on our checkout page.

A VARIETY OF FOOD

Enjoy light accompaniments including cheese, crackers & bread selections, crudite, charcuterie and more.

Chocolate, jams, oils, salsa, baked goods, beverages and much more. All participating artisanal food companies will be sampling their offerings. In addition to sampling, many food vendors will have full sized products for sale to purchase and enjoy at home.

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Light Accompaniments Menu

Gourmet Cheese Platters:
• White & Green Seedless Grapes
• Assorted Crackers
• Goat Cheese
• Smoked Gouda
• Sharp Vermont Cheddar
• Roquefort Bleu

Assorted Artisan Breads

Charcuterie:
• Hot & Sweet Sopressata
• Chorizo
• Prosciutto
• Salami
• Bresaola

Dips & Assorted Olives

Assorted Pita Breads
Homemade Tortilla Chips
Homemade Guacamole
Local Farm Heirloom Tomato Salsa
Roasted Red Pepper Hummis
Fresh Figs

Important Note: Entire event takes place under tents. Guests are protected from rain and the elements.

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*Did you know? You can get a 15% discount when you attend with 10 or more people. Just the choose amount of tickets you want from the 15% Group Discount drop down menu on our checkout page.

ABOUT JAMESPORT VINEYARDS

Established in 1981, Jamesport Vineyards produces 7,000 cases of wine on 60 stunning acres of fertile land. The vineyard is one of the North Fork’s oldest and provides wine to some of Manhattan’s top restaurants. From the quality of Jamesport’s wines, to their tasting room in a 150-year-old barn, to the relaxed and vibrant atmosphere, you’ll quickly realize that a visit to Jamesport Vineyards is an experience in the unique lifestyle of the North Fork of Long Island.

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THE WINE:

North Fork Crush will feature grape varietals from across Long Island’s 3,000 acres of vines. Guests will get to taste from an eclectic mix… 100+ bold reds, awesome whites, and sparkling selections. The region’s maritime climate, geography, and soil characteristics combine to produce wines of exceptional quality; Long Island winemakers fuse age-old growing techniques with state-of-the-art technology to produce a range of world-class wines from specific varietals and selected blends. Taste it, like it, buy it: all festival wines will be on sale throughout the day. You will also have the option to join the wine clubs of the vineyards at the festival.

At North Fork Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival, attendees will have the opportunity to meet Long Island’s finest winemakers. You will be interacting with the region’s actual wine growers and producers. This is a unique opportunity to directly interact with the region’s actual wine growers and producers.

Taste it, like it, buy it: all festival wines will be on sale throughout the day.

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TRANSPORT FROM NYC

Round trip bus transportation is available from midtown NYC, directly to the event.

Bus pick up is 9:30 AM in Midtown (for 12 PM Session) 1:30 PM (for 4 PM Session). Purchase Ticket + Round Trip bus at checkout. BUS PICK-UP: On 41st Street between Lexington and 3rd Ave, south side, nearer 3rd Ave, in front of Duane Reade.

*Did you know? You can get a 15% discount when you attend with 10 or more people. Just the choose amount of tickets you want from the 15% Group Discount drop down menu on our checkout page.

LIVE JAZZ FROM KENNY HARRIS

North Fork Crush attendees will get to groove to the smooth sounds of stellar jazz bassist Kenny Harris. Harris has performed with a Who’s Who of Contemporary Jazz – Four80 East, Matt Marshak, Will Donato, JJ Sansavarino, Shilts, Nick Colionne and many more. Kenny’s distinctive style puts him in high demand for gigs all around the country.

FREE CUSTOM WINE GLASS WITH TICKET!

(One per festival attendee.)

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*Did you know? You can get a 15% discount when you attend with 10 or more people. Just the choose amount of tickets you want from the 15% Group Discount drop down menu on our checkout page.

Must be 21 or older to attend.

Important Note: Entire event takes place under tents. Guests are protected from rain and the elements.

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