With a 40-year history of fine wine production, eastern Long Island has distinguished itself as one of the premier winemaking regions in the country. The wines of Long Island truly reflect a marriage of Old World balance and New World sensibility. Learn how the region’s glacial soils, cool maritime climate, and native flora all contribute to the terroir of these wines while participating in a sensory exploration of the components that contribute to this unique “taste of place” and enjoying a diverse selection of wines from some of Long Island’s best and brightest vineyards. Join winemaker Richard Olsen-Harbich of Bedell Cellars, a 33-year veteran of Long Island vineyards, for an in-depth tasting of the wines of eastern Long Island. These are some of the most compelling reasons to drink local that we’ve tasted lately.