Long Island wine country has something for everyone — even non-wine drinkers. Here are four places to find the hard stuff.
CHANNING DAUGHTERS WINERY
Where: 1927 Scuttle Hole Rd., Bridgehampton
Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily year-round; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and Easter
Spirits: Vervino vermouth, plus New York State-produced Greenhook Ginsmiths Dry Gin, Greenhook Ginsmiths Beach Plum Gin Liqueur, Sagaponack Vodka and McKenzie Bourbon Whiskey
Tastings: $20 (included in a wine flight), six vermouths to choose from; $28-$40 a bottle
More info: 631-537-7224, channingdaughters.com
SHINN ESTATE VINEYARDS AND FARMHOUSE
Where: 2000 Oregon Rd., Mattituck
Hours: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun.-Thur., 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Fri.-Sat.
Spirits: Divine, akin to a dessert wine; Eau de Vie, a young brandy aged 1 year, Julius Drover Apple Brandy from local apples, aged four years in oak barrels; Julius Drover Alembic Brandy distilled from grapes aged four years in oak barrels; a variety of wines also available
Tastings: $4, $10-$15 a glass, $23-$65 a bottle
More info: 631-804-0367, shinnestatevineyards.com
TWIN STILLS MOONSHINE
Where: 5506 Sound Ave., Riverhead
Hours: Noon-6 p.m. Thur.-Fri., noon-7 p.m. Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun.
Spirits: Whiskey, honey whiskey, strawberry liqueur, apple pie liqueur, coffee liqueur; other seasonal favorites (pumpkin spice, wild berry, chocolate, blueberry, raspberry, etc.) When available, local fruit is used to make liqueurs. Whiskey is made with Long Island corn
Tastings: $9 for three different varieties. Children and pets allowed
More info: 631-779-3199, liooldtymer.com
WÖLFFER ESTATE VINEYARD
Where: 139 Sagg Rd., Sagaponack
Spirits: Gin distilled from rosé wine and infused with juniper berries
Tastings: $30-$50 a bottle
More info: 631-537-5106, wolffer.com