To the residents who live nearby, Vineyard 48 in Cutchogue has been an awful neighbor. Incidents reported by neighbors and those investigated by Southold police show that guests at the vineyard act badly even in plain sight and don’t seem to care what anyone thinks. READ
Vineyard 48’s liquor license will remain suspended through at least Oct. 26, the new date for a hearing before an administrative law judge, according to New York State Liquor Authority spokesman Bill Crowley. READ
The New York State Liquor Authority ordered an emergency suspension Thursday for Vineyard 48 to forbid the sale or consumption of alcohol at the Cutchogue winery. READ
On August 12, 2012, a Southold Town resident sent an email to a town official. Attached was a photograph of a limousine attempting to make a U-turn to head west on Route 48.
Unable to complete the maneuver, the driver backed up into the eastbound lane, blocking traffic in a 55 mph zone. READ
Southold Town is preparing to once again take legal action against controversial Cutchogue winery Vineyard 48, with Supervisor Scott Russell accusing the business of breaking an agreement over alleged violations and promising to bring the “full legal might” of the town down on the operation. READ
The liquor license of controversial Cutchogue winery Vineyard 48 was suspended for three weeks last month as part of a State Liquor Authority ruling over complaints from neighbors and local police. READ
District Attorney Thomas Spota said the blood-alcohol content of the driver in Saturday’s fatal crash in Cutchogue was under the legal limit when it was taken after the crash.
Bail was lowered today for the man police said was driving drunk in a crash that killed four women on Saturday. He is due back in court in mid-September. READ
They were all 23 and 24 years old, their whole lives seemingly ahead of them.
They were visiting the North Fork to celebrate a major event in one of their friend’s lives.
Then, as the driver of the limousine they had booked to help keep them safe during a trip to local wineries attempted to make a U-turn on Route 48 and Depot Lane in Cutchogue, the lives of the four friends came to a tragic end Saturday. READ