Clovis Point Carves Out Some Sharp Wines

A Queens businessman has hunted down a piece of Long Island terroir
Clovis Point Carves Out Some Sharp Wines
Limiting yields is an important part of the viticultural philosophy at Clovis Point. (James Molesworth)
Jun 27, 2016

Not one of the bigger names on Long Island, Clovis Point has nonetheless managed to carve out a sharp profile—bright, nicely delineated whites and reds that have an extra shade of fruit and depth.

Founded in 2000, the idea of farming grapes was the lure for Nasrallah Misk, a Queens-based businessman. Today his son Mark also plays a role. 2004 was the first commercial vintage for the winery, and winemaker John Leo has been at the helm since the beginning.

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