The following guidelines ensure the safety and comfort of our guests
– Reservations required for groups of 6 or larger
– No Buses
– Limousines need reservations
– Children and young adults welcome when supervised by designated non-drinking parent
– No outside food please
Private Reservations: For general information on event possibilities, please also refer to our EVENTS page
Our Wine Library is a private room adjacent to our Barrel Cellar and set apart from the tasting room. This elegant room is appointed with walnut wood tables, plush chairs, and marble side counters. The library walls are lined with vintage bottlings of Shinn Estate Vineyards wines slowly ageing for future study and enjoyment.
Our Library is available for your party to reserve for a private tasting. The room seats up to 16 guests and the rate is $150 per hour. Tastings are $15 for four wines or $19 for 5 wines.
Additional options in the Wine Library:
Artisan cheese platter – $12 per person
If your party wishes to taste limited release wines not normally opened for tasting you may reserve a privately guided tasting. The crafting of these special wines is discussed along with the viticultural techniques used to grow them. The tasting will last approximately 45 minutes. The cost of the tasting is an additional $25 per person.
A barrel tasting is available as an additional experience to the wine library. Shinn Estate Vineyards winemaking and barrel aging is discussed in the Barrel Cellar. During the discussion barrel samples of our aging wines are tasted. The tasting will last approximately 45 minutes. The cost of the barrel tasting is an additional $25 per person.
The Full Experience
For a complete insiders tour of our estate the Full Experience tour can be reserved. The day begins with a Vineyard Walk guided by Barbara Shinn, owner and viticulturist. While strolling amongst our vines, the walk addresses our sustainable, organic and Biodynamic winegrowing. Next a private Barrel Tasting and Winery Tour will introduce you to the unique winemaking techniques employed in our gravity fed cellar. Shinn Estate Vineyards is the only Farm Distillery on Long Island and the winery tour includes an explanation of our distilling process and a tasting of spirits. The tour ends with a tasting of our current releases in our tasting room. The cost of the tour is $75 per person and lasts approximately 2 hours. $300 minimum charge.
Reservations: Please call our tasting room to reserve the Wine Library or Full Experience. We will retain a credit card number which will be charged the day of the scheduled reservation.
Tasting Room: 631-804-0367
Cancellation: Cancellations are accepted 24 hours in advance before your scheduled Wine Library or Barrel Tasting reservation. If your cancellation is received less than 24 hours in advance a non-refundable $20 per person fee will be charge to your credit card.