Whether you want to treat yourself to the first of many 2017 shopping sprees, or simply want to share a bottle of vino with the one you love, there is plenty to do, buy, drink, and more out East right now.
While they might be better known for their summer rosé, Wölffer Estate Vineyard offers award-winning reds that are perfect for sipping during the cooler months. Though their Tasting Room is currently closed for renovations, wine connoisseurs can still enjoy spectacular bottles and live music at Wölffer’s Candlelight Fridays. Hosted every Friday this January and February in their Wine Stand space, this free event is a great way to kick off your weekend. 133 Sagg Road, Sagaponack, 537-5106
If you didn’t quite get everything on your wish list this holiday season, never fear. Stock up on this year’s hottest looks, and trending accessories at Intermix in East Hampton. Open year-round, the luxe retail store is truly the gift that keeps on giving. 87 Main St., East Hampton, 907-8025
If your New Year’s resolution is to share quality alone time with your significant other, Montauk’s finest beachside resort has you covered. Gurney’s seasonal two-night weekend getaway special features a $100 resort credit, opportunity for room upgrades, and celebratory Champagne upon arrival. Escape the everyday grind with a morning session at the sauna, and end with pre-dinner cocktails by the outdoor fire pit. 290 Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk, 668-2345
Shed all your back-to-work stress by dedicating an afternoon to updating your Hamptons abode with the latest furniture and home decor. This Mattituck-based furniture and apparel boutique is currently offering discounts on furniture and winter merchandise—from elegant armchairs to cozy pillows for all your interior decor needs. 10095 Main Road, Mattituck, 298-4223
Sip a cold one as you catch the winter sunsets at this harbor-facing hotel, which boasts a magical outdoor terrace complete with a wood burning fireplace and ceiling heat lamps. Pick your poison and pair your drink with a light meal, as you realize the cold isn’t so bad after all. 31 W. Water St., Sag Harbor, 1-844-227-6672
If you absolutely can’t stand summer crowds, but love your East End art, pop by this month to see the Parrish’s latest exhibition, or to simply view their permanent collection. Beginning January 28, the museum will debut its annual Student Exhibition: a show highlighting more than 1,000 young artists from schools across Eastern Long Island. 279 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill, 283-2118
Whether you’re completely clumsy or surprisingly graceful on the ice, nothing says winter fun like a night spent skating (or in some cases, slipping). Southampton Ice Rink offers a fully covered rink, hot coffee, and plenty of opportunities for embarrassing falls. 668 County Road, Southampton, 283-2158