Posts Tagged“harbes family vineyard”

Harbes Vineyard 2013 Chardonnay Ice Wine

At the end of 2015, I promised myself that I’d make an effort to taste as much Long Island chardonnay as possible this year. A string of mediocre wines a few years ago convinced me to more-or-less ignore the category for a while, but that’s not fair. It’s time to take another look, and I’m working on a 2013/2014 chardonnay tasting report for an upcoming issue of Long Island Wine Press. Those reviews will trickle out here on the site over time, but today let’s talk about¬†Harbes Family Vineyard 2013 Chardonnay Ice Wine ($35). It’s not real ice wine —…

WTN: Harbes Family Vineyard, Current Releases

Harbes is one of the most recognizable names on the North Fork of Long Island. And, Harbes Family Farm in Mattituck is a one-stop-shop for the North Fork agri-tourism experience. There’s the pick-your-own berry operation, which is always fun and a great way to get the freshest berries possible. Cross over Sound Avenue and you’ll find an array of plants, including annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and–as we head into fall–mums. This main farm stand also offers delicious baked goods (the baguettes are great), locally made jams and hot sauces, as well as picnic tables, a place for children to play,…