If you are looking for a wine destination in New York, you might want to check out Paumanok Vineyards, the winner of both the Governor’s Cup and the Winery of the Year awards at the 2023 New York Wine Classic. This prestigious competition, organized by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation, showcases the best wines from producers across the state. Paumanok Vineyards, located in Aquebogue on the North Fork of Long Island, impressed the judges with its 2019 Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc, a dessert wine that scored 97 points and was named the best wine in the state.
Paumanok won Winery of the Year previously in 2021.
Paumanok Vineyards is a family-owned and operated winery that was founded in 1983 by Ursula and Charles Massoud.