Daily Archives: March 23, 2009

Update on Red Hook Winery

(Photo: Alyson Aliano for New York Magazine )

(Photo: Alyson Aliano for New York Magazine )

While we’re on Grub Street, check out the latest about new-to-the-nabe winery expected to hit shelves this summer.

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Defonte’s Crosses the Rubicon (or East River)

Some well-earned attention for Red Hook’s own hero heaven:

The good news is that a few old-timers are determined to muddle through and hang on and, in a couple of rare instances, actually prosper. Take, for example, Defonte’s, the 87-year-old Red Hook hero shop that recently branched out to Manhattan.