The food trucks might not be out in full-force amid the vines yet, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of foodie fun to be had at your favorite winery. If your cravings go beyond the glass and onto your plate, make sure to check out these upcoming fare pairings at local restaurants and vineyards.
On Thursday, April 26, from 7 to 9 PM, Bedell Cellars Winemaker Rich Olsen-Harbich will join PeraBell Food Bar in Riverhead for a five-course wine pairing dinner. Cost is $60 per person, tax and tip included. Reserve by calling 631-740-9494.
On Friday, April 27, from 7 to 9 PM, Lieb Cellars will join Ram’s Head Inn on Shelter Island for a five-course wine dinner. The night begins with a winemaker’s preview in the lounge, followed by a sit-down dinner. Cost is $100 per person. Reserve by calling 631-749-0811.
Starting in May, North Fork Chocolate Company presents Wet Your Whistle Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 PM, featuring pairings of local wine, beer, and chocolate. For more information, visit www.northforkchocolate.com.
On May 12 between 1 and 4 PM, Pindar Vineyards will celebrate Mother’s Day with a fare pair of their wines with delicious French macarons, created by MacarOn Cafe. Three pairings are included for $25. Visit www.pindar.net or call 631-734-6200 ext 104 to reserve.