6 Best New York Wineries for Hosting a Wedding
From an urban space in Brooklyn to rolling fields of grapes on Long Island, New York’s budding wineries offer some of the most gorgeous venues in which to say, “I do.” Here, Jess Levin of Carats & Cake shares a few of her favorites.
Martha Clara Vineyards
Robert Entenmann, a previous horse farmer and owner of Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead, New York, went from planting only 18 acres of his finest grapes to expanding to more than 100 acres of endless possibilities in this elegant winery named after his mother, Martha Clara.
Wolffer Estate Vineyard
The opportunities are endless when it comes to this 55-acre estate in Sagaponack, New York. Just a few miles from the Hamptons' most celebrated beaches, the never-ending rows of lavish vines provide the picturesque backdrop for a once-in-a-lifetime event.
Sustainable methods of winemaking, old world traditions, and hand harvesting are only a few of the characteristics that make the family-owned Raphael in Peconic, New York, a great choice for any sophisticated occasion.
Wine meets Williamsburg thanks to this locally innovative winery set in the heart of Brooklyn. An urban boutique setting complemented by gourmet seasonal cuisine and an artisanal wine bar provide a unique atmosphere fit for the city couple.
Handcrafted wine and a commitment to sustainable farming are what you'll find when booking your wedding at this family-owned vineyard in Cutchogue, New York. Bedell Cellars wine was even chosen to serve at the 2013 presidential inauguration.
Torne Valley Vineyards
Awarded with the distinction of becoming the first fully functioning winery in Rockland County, this rustic, Victorian getaway hidden in Hillburn in the historic Hudson Valley recently underwent a complete restoration.