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Visitors flock over to Raphael Vineyards in Peconic.

Visitors flock over to Raphael Vineyards in Peconic. The main building is designed by John Petrocelli in Italianate architecture. (September 11, 2010) Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona

Scenes from Raphael Vineyards, a winery in Peconic.

Visitors flock over to Raphael Vineyards in Peconic.
Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona

Visitors flock over to Raphael Vineyards in Peconic. The main building is designed by John Petrocelli in Italianate architecture. (September 11, 2010)

Raphael Vineyards in Peconic offers flights off their
Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona

Raphael Vineyards in Peconic offers flights off their tasting menu. (September 11, 2010)

The tasting bar is the centerpiece at Raphael
Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona

The tasting bar is the centerpiece at Raphael Vineyards in Peconic.The building is designed by John Petrocelli. Honoring his father, the design resembles Italian architecture. (September 11, 2010)

Raphael in Peconic has a barrel room that
Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona

Raphael in Peconic has a barrel room that features Italian inspired Tuscan walls. (September 11, 2010)

Raphael Vineyards in Peconic is designed by John
Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona

Raphael Vineyards in Peconic is designed by John Petrocelli. Honoring his father, the design resembles Italian architecture. (September 11, 2010)

Harvest entirely by hand, workers gathers grapes at
Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona

Harvest entirely by hand, workers gathers grapes at Raphael Vineyards in Peconic. These grapes will be pressed to make Raphael's First Label Sauvignon Blanc. (September 11, 2010)

Raphael in Peconic has a barrel room that
Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona

Raphael in Peconic has a barrel room that features Italian inspired Tuscanni walls. (September 11, 2010)

The tasting room at Raphael Vineyards in Peconic
Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona

The tasting room at Raphael Vineyards in Peconic references Italian architecture. (September 11, 2010)

Galina Vengerov, Alex Vengerov, Maya Eydelman and Michael
Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona

Galina Vengerov, Alex Vengerov, Maya Eydelman and Michael Markel, all of Brooklyn, taste the Estate Merlot at Raphael in Peconic. (September 11, 2010)

On the outdoor balcony Trish Riepe, James Riepe,
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On the outdoor balcony Trish Riepe, James Riepe, Renee' Maurus and Stephanie Walilkon all from New Jersey picnic at Raphael in Peconic. (September 11, 2010)

A gift shop is inside Raphael Vineyards in
Credit: Photo by Randee Daddona

A gift shop is inside Raphael Vineyards in Peconic. The winery design resembles Italian architecture. (September 11, 2010)

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