If your mood is set on a classy place, that introduces wine into their menus, then you are in luck. In this article I will tell you the top three wine bars in the East Northport, and Huntington area. This area is located on Long Island, in New York. The calm suburbs make it a great place for a quiet and enchanting outing. Whether your tastes are for an amazing red wine, or for a light white wine I will tell you exactly the place to go.
Blond Restaurant & Wine Bar
335 Main Street
Huntington, NY 11743
If you would like to dine and drink your favorite wine in a dimly lit atmosphere, with comfortable upholstered chairs, and a pleasant staff, this is the place for you. If you are a picky eater then this place is also wonderful, with every menu item to choose from. You can chose from everything under the sun. There are salads, soups, all kinds of seafood, pastas, fish, lamb, ribs, steak, and even duck! Don’t forget the side orders. There is also whipped potatoes, and many different vegetables to choose from. Their food is delicious and whatever you decide on ordering won’t make a difference. Their wine menu consists of white and red wines. On each bottle of wine there is a price per glass and price per bottle. My favorite wine that they carry is a red wine. It is in the Merlot family. If you look for it on the menu, it is: natura, organically grown, Chile, 2007. They didn’t use any chemicals to produce this wine. It is all organic. The price per glass on this particular wine is seven dollars. However, if you’d like to purchase the whole bottle it will cost you $26. The look of the bottle is pure elegance. It has a nice and crisp label. The artwork on the bottle catches your eye. It smells quite strong. The taste is smooth. It has a refreshing grape taste. Another one that I have tried at this establishment and liked was actually a white wine. It was a Chardonnay. White wines don’t particularly strike my fancy but I decided to give it a go anyway. The bottle cost $26. On the menu it was called: Valley of the Moon, Sonoma County, California, 2007. It didn’t have a strong smell at all. The bottle was light and looked very classy. When I took a sip it was light and woody. However, still wasn’t my style. I prefer red wine over white wine any day.
Northport Tasting Room & Wine Cellar
70 Main Street
Northport, NY 11768
This is strictly a place for tasting wine and beer. They have what they call a tasting room. There are small tables set up, over mosaic tile, where you can enjoy trying different tastes. Staff is friendly and is always at your assistance. Their menu is short and right to the point. Different red and white wines, along with some beers, local and exotic. I tried a bottle in the Merlot family. It was described on the menu as: Tangley Oaks, California, 2005. The bottle cost $34. It was a fancy looking bottle, with a bright blue label. It was definitely one of my favorites. The luscious grape taste lingered on my tongue moments after I took the first sip. It smelled pretty strong but surprisingly wasn’t. The other bottle that I had tried read: Greg Norman Estate, California, 2007, on the menu. It cost $36. It smelled strong, but tasted even stronger. The bottle looked a little old fashioned as if they were trying to make it look vintage, with a worn label.
56 Stewart Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743
As you walk up there are several tables on the sidewalk. This is the perfect people watching spot, or just a great spot for reading and relaxing while enjoying a glass of wine. I wouldn’t suggest having dinner here. The food is way over priced. However, if you’re in the mood to hang out with some friends and enjoy a nice glass of wine or two, then this is the place to do it. The menu consisted of red wines, white wines, dessert wines, and bubbles. They had Lyeth Meritage, which was a red wine, at $42 a bottle. I tried it. The smell was sweet but a little strong. When I took a sip it was just right. Just the right combination of sweetness and grape taste. The bottle looked slick, and clean. The other one I tried was Kris Pinot Grigio. It was a white wine. The bottle looked a little taller than others. It didn’t smell strong at all and it had a fresh taste. It was light and woody. I loved the atmosphere of this establishment. Although the wine was quite expensive, I look forward to going back.