08/15/14 10:04am
08/15/2014 10:04 AM
The team at Macari Vineyards & Winery celebrates the news. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The team at Macari Vineyards & Winery celebrates the news. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

In a competition that included 835 wines, 20 hard ciders and eight spirits from across New York, Macari Vineyards & Winery emerged on top as “Winery of the Year” in the annual New York Wine & Food classic.

Read more about the vineyard’s reaction to the award on northforker.com.

04/26/13 12:00pm
04/26/2013 12:00 PM

RACHEL YOUNG PHOTO |  Macari Vineyards was the set for an upcoming “I Love New York” commercial Wednesday.

A film crew from the “I Love New York” campaign set up shop at Macari Vineyards in Mattituck yesterday to shoot a spot that will be used in an upcoming commercial.

“We’re happy to be part of it,” said Barbara Hofer, the special events coordinator at Macari Vineyards. “It’s going to promote the North Fork.”

The “I Love New York” campaign is run by the Empire State Development Corporation and promotes tourism throughout the state.

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03/14/11 10:34am
03/14/2011 10:34 AM

Joseph Macari Jr., 55, who runs the family-owned Macari Vineyards on the North Fork, was arrested Saturday morning and accused of punching and slapping an employee, according to Southold Town Police.

Police said Mr. Macari hit 31-year-old Rosando Herrera of Riverhead several times just before 11:30 a.m. while Mr. Herrera was working in the Macari’s Cutchogue vineyard.

Mr. Herrera made a civilian arrest at the scene, according to reports. Mr. Macari was later charged with second-degree harassment and released on bail.