The Elegant Bed & Breakfasts of the North Fork are pleased to announce a unique PORCH & PATIO TOUR With a taste of the North Fork, on Saturday, June 9th from 12:00 noon to 5:00 PM.

This self-guided tour features FIVE of the group's inns accompanied by a top local restaurant and local vineyard offering a tasting at each stop on the tour. See the best the North Fork has to offer in lodging, restaurants and wineries on this unique tour from Jamesport to Orient.

In Jamesport, the Jedediah Hawkins Inn will be opening its doors, offering a taste of Luce & Hawkins Restaurant and serving Keith Luce Wines (his private label)

In Mattituck, the Cedar House On Sound B&B will be hosting Noah's, a Greenport Restaurant and serving the wines of Scarola Vineyards.

Further east, in Cutchogue, the Blue Iris B&B will have the Village Cheese Shop offering their samples and serving the wines of Peconic Bay Vineyards.

In Greenport, the Stirling House B&B has Alure Restaurant and its partner A Mano Restaurant as Water's Crest Winery offers their vintages.

And in Orient, the historic Orient Inn has the North Fork Oyster Company and Old Field Vineyards offering tastings.

If you are traveling with groups, it is advisable that you purchase your tickets all at once to ensure that you travel the tour together as there will be five alternate starting points for the tour to ensure that no one venue is overcrowded during the day.

The event will be held rain or shine and tickets ($75 per person) can be obtained by visiting their website at: www.bbnofo.com. For further information, please contact ELEGANT B&Bs of the NORTH FORK at (631) 734-7549. Mid-April, further information can be obtained by picking up one of the promotional tour guides which will be available at wineries, restaurants, gift shops and other stores throughout the North Fork!

website: www.bbnofo.com phone number: (631) 734-7549