Hudson River Valley Wineries

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Carlo DeVito is a long time wine lover, and author of books and magazine articles. He is the author of Wineries of the East Coast. He has traveled to wine regions in California, Canada, up and down the east coast, France, Spain and Chile. He has been a published executive for more than 20 years. He shepherded the wine book program of Wine Spectator as well as worked with Kevin Zraly, Oz Clarke, Matt Kramer, Tom Stevenson, Evan Dawson, Greg Moore, Howard Goldberg, and many other wine writers. He has also published Salvatore Calabrese, Jim Meehan, Clay Risen, and Paul Knorr. Mr. DeVito is the inventor of the mini-kit which has sold more than 100,000,000 copies world wide. He has also publisher such writers as Stephen Hawking, E. O Wilson, Philip Caputo, Gilbert King, James McPherson, John and Mary Gribbin, Thomas Hoving, David Margolick, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., John Edgar Wideman, Stanley Crouch, Dan Rather, Dee Brown, Susie Bright, and Eleanor Clift. He is also the owner of Hudson-Chatham Winery, co-founder of the Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail, and president of the Hudson Valley Wine Country. https://carlodevito.wordpress.com/

Thursday, June 15, 2006

11th Annual Bounty of the Hudson Food & Wine Festival

Join the Shawangunk Wine Trail July 29th and 30th at Adair Vineyards as they host the 11th Annual Bounty of the Hudson. This two-day wine & food festival brings together the Hudson Valley Wineries under one tent. Enjoy epicurean delights, farm fresh local produce, cooking workshops and Live Music

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (PRWEB) June 8, 2006 -- Join the Shawangunk Wine Trail July 29th and 30th at Adair Vineyards as they host the 11th Annual Bounty of the Hudson. This two-day wine & food festival brings together the Hudson Valley Wineries under one tent. Enjoy epicurean delights, farm fresh local produce, cooking workshops and Live Music.

The Hudson Valley has one of the most distinguished culinary traditions in America, from the French Huguenot’s 18th Century plantings of wine grapes, to its present day resurgence as a producer of everything from gourmet mesclun greens to foie gras. Food, farms and our natural history will be well represented at the event.

Tickets for the Bounty are $20 and $8 for the Designated Driver. Tickets can be purchased in advance or the day of the event. The event runs from 12 noon to 5pm each day.

Organized nearly 20 years ago, The Shawangunk Wine Trail offers the most diversity of any wine trail. Located in the Heart of the Hudson Valley. It is home to the third largest winery in the New York, the smallest winery in the New York, the nation’s oldest continuously operated winery and America’s oldest vineyard. Wines produced in the region range from dry complex wines, to soft fruity wines, to sparkling and outstanding dessert wines.

The Shawangunk Wine Trail is the closest wine trail to New York City, Westchester, Albany, Bergen County NJ, and Connecticut. It is conveniently located 85 miles north of New York City, 72 miles south of Albany and 40 miles west of Danbury CT. The Shawangunk Wine Trail is easily accessible by the New York State Thruway at Exits 16, 17, and 18, from Route 17 at Exit 119 and I84 West – 9W North & Union Avenue Exit.

Wine trail members include: Adair Vineyards & Rivendell Winery, New Paltz NY; Whitecliff Vineyards, Gardiner NY; Benmarl Vineyards, Glorie Farm Winery & Stoutridge Winery, Marlboro NY; Baldwin Vineyards & Brimstone Hill Vineyards, Pine Bush NY; Brotherhood Winery, Washingtonville NY; Applewood Winery & Warwick Valley Winery & Distillery, Warwick NY.

For more information and to purchase tickets go to www.gunkswine.com.

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