Long Island Wine Country’s 50th Anniversary Grand Celebration

Hosted By: Long Island Wine Country
Event Date: Saturday, August 19th, 2023
Event Time: 5:00 PM
Learn more about this event
Email: info@liwines.com

A heartfelt thank you for joining us in celebrating 50 wonderful years of winegrowing on Long Island! Your presence made our anniversary truly special.

Relive the journey with our captivating history slideshow HERE.

The 50th Anniversary Grand Celebration celebrates the founding of the Long Island wine region when Louisa and Alex Hargrave planted the first wine grapes in 1973. In attendance was Louisa herself along with other pioneers of our industry including many of the winemakers who have dedicated their entire careers creating the wines that you have come to love.


• Food pairings by over a dozen top East End restaurants such as Braun’s Seafood, The Frisky Oyster, North Fork Table & Inn, PAWPAW, Love Lane Kitchen, & Noahs. Plus enjoy Long Island Oysters, Sterling Caviar, North Fork Potato Chips, and Gourmet Food’s International selection of cheese and charcuterie.


• Go Charity Wine Auction! Bid on Exclusive VIP Winery Experiences and Wine Collections from top Long Island wineries. Plus indulge in Luxury Wine Travel Experiences, Chef Prepared Private Dinners, Golf Outings, Sports & Concert Tickets, and other incredible items


• Event Managed by Plate + Decanter – the team behind Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, The James Beard Foundation Awards, Food Network NYC Food and Wine Festival, NY Drinks NY, and many more!

Participating Wineries:

Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, Borghese Vineyard, Bridge Lane Wine, Channing Daughters Winery, Chronicle Wines, Clovis Point Vineyard & Winery, Coffee Pot Cellars, Croteaux Vineyards, Del Vino Vineyards, Duck Walk Vineyards, Ev&Em Vineyards, Fire Island Vines, Harbes Vineyard, Jamesport Vineyards, Jason’s Vineyards, Kontokosta Winery, The Lenz Winery, Lieb Cellars, Macari Vineyards, Mattebella Vineyards, McCall Wines, North Cliff Vineyards, The Old Field Vineyards, Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards, Palmer Vineyards, Paumanok Vineyards, Peconic Bay Vineyards, Pellegrini Vineyards, Pindar Vineyards, Raphael Vineyard & Winery, RG|NY, Rose Hill Vineyards, Sannino Vineyard, Sparkling Pointe, Suhru Wines, Terra Vite North Fork Winery & Vineyard, and Wölffer Estate Vineyard

Participating Restaurants and Purveyors:

aMano, A Lure Chowder House & Oyster-ia, Briermere Farms, Blue Duck Bakery, The Boathouse, Braun’s Kitchen and Braun Seafood Co., Center Cuts Mattituck, Cooperage Inn/NoFo Pot Pies, East End Hospitality Group, Eleven Madison Home, The Frisky Oyster, Gourmet Foods International, Jedediah Hawkins Inn, Just Water, Love Lane Kitchen, McCall Ranch, North Fork Potato Chips, The North Fork Table & Inn, PAWPAW, Ruvo Restaurant, Southold Social, Sterling Caviar, Thatch Island Oysters, Wickham’s Fruit Farm

Tickets available HERE.

50th Celebration video HERE.


Thank you to our sponsors:

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