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LIRR Escorted Tour: Long Island Wine & Hard Cider

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Expired (08/13/22)

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Enjoy both cider and wine? This tour is for you. You’ll visit Long Island’s Wine Country to enjoy tastings both local wines and harvested hard ciders at Pindar Vineyards and Riverhead Ciderhouse, respectively.  

Pindar Vineyards is one of the area’s oldest and largest wineries, and the owners have committed to a green initiative which aims to make them “leaders in environmental stewardship and sustainable agriculture.” After enjoying some time there, you’ll be off to the Ciderhouse, for a tasting of naturally harvested apple ciders and more. The tour will also stop at the villages of Port Jefferson and Patchogue for shopping and dining.

The MTA Deal

$78.25 per person (21+ only). This escorted tour package includes discounted round-trip rail and bus transportation, wine/cider tastings at Pindar Vineyards and Riverhead Ciderhouse, and visits to the villages of Port Jefferson and Patchogue for shopping and dining on Saturday, August 13.

How to Get Your Tickets

Tickets may be purchased at Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines and ticket windows at LIRR stations. Select "MTA Away Deals," then, "Escorted Tours," then the tour. Multiple tickets/vouchers will print. Be sure to take all items dispensed and board the rear train car. This tour has limited space availability.

Get Going

Train Schedule - Saturday, August 13
Penn Station: departs @ 7:45 AM; returns @ 7:52 PM*
Woodside: departs @ 7:54 AM*; returns @ 7:41 PM*
Atlantic Terminal
: departs @ 7:43 AM*; returns @ 8:06 PM*
Jamaica: departs @ 8:10 AM; returns @ 7:26 PM
Babylon: departs @ 8:46 AM; returns @ 6:51 PM
Patchogue: departs @ 9:11 AM; returns @ 6:21 PM
Westhampton: departs @ 9:43 AM

* transfer at Jamaica
Please board the rear cars in the morning.



Let the LIRR be your designated driver for wine and cider tastings

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