Wine. Dinner. A Vineyard. Music.

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It doesn’t get any better than this:

Picnicking at a beautiful North Fork, Long Island vineyard. Enjoying award winning wines. Listening to Broadway and opera favorites sung by the enchanting Cristina Fontanelli, known for her incredible voice and lovely personality.

Picked as “the best event on the North Fork all year” by Newsday, “Cristina Fontanelli and Her Fabulous Friends” takes place Saturday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m. at Duck Walk Vineyard North, 44535 Main Rd., Southold, NY  This annual concert will feature famous arias/duets from opera including La Boheme and Madame Butterfly and Broadway showstoppers from West Side Story, Hamilton, and My Fair Lady, among other shows, plus famous Italian and Neapolitan songs and Spanish favorites. Starring and hosted by the award-winning singer, actress and host, Cristina will be joined by baritone Suchan Kim, as well as talented young performers carefully chosen from high schools and colleges.

If you go to the vineyard before the show, you can enjoy their wines and a picnic dinner on their patio. The concert takes place in the Duck Walk tasting room.

To learn about the charitable efforts put forth from this concert go to:

For tickets: or call (800) 316-8559


  • Five-time Billboard Award-winning media personality Valerie Smaldone is a theatre, food, lifestyle and entertainment enthusiast. She is a celebrity interviewer, accomplished voice-over artist and actress. Recent appearances on episodic tv include Law and Order, Criminal Intent, The Other Two (on HBO Max), Tommy, Manifest and Blue Bloods. She is an audiobook narrator and producer. A live event emcee, moderator, and "Voice of God" at events and award ceremonies, Valerie has joined The Story Plant Entertainment Company and is currently working on a film and Broadway play. Visit her website at

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