A Greenport Winery with a Waterfront Location
In spring 2013, Greenport will unveil its first winery: Kontokosta Winery. Located just up the road from the Harborfront at 825 North Road, this will be the North Fork’s first tasting room and winery with a waterfront location. Owned by the proprietors of the Harborfront Inn, the Greenport winery is situated on 62 acres, including over a quarter-mile of breathtaking Long Island Sound waterfront. Encompassing approximately 9,000 square feet, the sustainable and LEED Certified winery will also feature a private wine library and winemaking facility.
The first vines at Kontokosta Winery were planted in 2002. The 24-acre vineyard is planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier and Riesling. With only 3,500 cases made annually, these limited production wines will be available for purchase exclusively at the winery, through the wine club and on the Kontokosta Winery website.
Visitors entering the Kontokosta gates will approach up a long drive through the vineyard to the winery building, which is sited towards the back of the farm amongst 20 acres of open field and seasonal gardens. Guests will be invited to taste wine while taking advantage of the beautiful setting in the comfort of the tasting room or outdoors on the waterside and vineyard bluestone terraces. Private tours will be available by appointment, and will include the garden, the vineyard, the cellar and the bluff; followed by a private tasting hosted by a member of the knowledgeable staff. The Kontokosta Winery is a unique venue for weddings, corporate retreats and other private events. The farm offers unlimited outdoor space for tented functions and intimate indoor gathering space for smaller occasions.
Let our group sales staff help you plan the perfect winery event while taking care of your rooming needs at the Harborfront Inn.