Arbor View House Bed and Breakfast is located on Long Island’s North Fork – Wine Country. As such, we’re the perfect home base for a Long Island Wine Country bike tour.
Long Island’s North Fork is bicycle-friendly, with typically low traffic and beautiful vistas between destinations. Enjoying a Long Island Wine Country bike tour is a healthy, popular, and rewarding way to have a day of exploration and discovery during your Long Island getaway.
Depending on how many of the North Fork’s vineyards you’d like to visit, how much time you intend to spend at them, and your level of biking energy, a person could tour the entire North Fork in one day, with minimal stoops, or spend a week or more leisurely visiting every vineyard open for touring.
In this post, we are going to give you a list of the wineries closest to our Long Island Bed and Breakfast in East Marion for your Self Guided North Fork Winery Tour. Take your bike or rent one, get a designated diver or hire a limo or driver for a wine tasting tour you won’t forget.
Kontokosta Winery North Road, Greenport, NY:
This winery is less than two mile from us. It is spectacular in that you have magnificent view of the sound. As they say “Sound Mind, Sound Wine”. The Tasting Room is open Sunday, Monday & Thursday 11am to 5pm, Friday & Saturday 11a to 6p. Closed Tuesday & Wednesday, Limousines, buses and vans are not permitted. Trained, leashed Service Dogs are welcome; however, pets are not permitted.
2. Old Field Vineyards, 59600 New York 25 Southold:
Six miles south of the B&B is the Old Field, a family owned and operated winery open since 1974. Open Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Spring.
3. One Woman Vineyards, 5195 Old North Rd. Southold:
On the other side of the island, about four miles, is One Woman Wines and Vineyards. Owner Claudia Purita planted the majority of her plants by hand and continues a tradition of sustainability and self-reliance. Open Monday through Thursday 12 – 4 p.m., Friday through Sunday 12 – 6 pm.
4. Sparkling Pointe, 39750 County Road 48 Southold:
Down Route 48 about two and half miles is Sparkling Pointe – a sparkling wine and Champagne vineyard and winery. The tasting house is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
5. Mattebella Vineyards, 46005 Rte 25 Southold:
Now the wineries are going to start being even closer together. Two miles away you’ll arrive at Mattebella Vineyard, another family winery where the vast majority of harvesting is done the old fashioned way, by hand. Tasting Cottage open Wednesday through Monday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (and sometimes later).
6. Duckwalk Vineyards, 44535 Main Rd. Southold.
Only a quarter mile down Main Rd. from Mattebella is Duck Walk. Voted one of 2013’s best of Long Island, founder Dr. Herodotus “Dan” Damianos helped start the Long Island wine industry in the early 1980’s. Tasting room open seven days a week from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Arbor View House B&B is Your Starting Point for a Self Guided North Fork Winery Tour.
Whether you are exploring Long Island wineries, relaxing on the beach and soaking up some rays, or interested the wide array of shopping, dining and art on Long Island, we can help you plan an unforgettable trip.
Check our next blog for the continuation of the North Fork winery tour guided or not..