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.

Friday, August 01, 2008

New York Wines Take Off At London Airport

New York wines take off at London airport
By Sarah Bradshaw • Poughkeepsie Journal • July 29, 2008

The Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London’s Heathrow airport now offers New York wines, including Millbrook Cabernet Franc from the mid-Hudson Valley wine country.

The New York wines were brought to London airport private clubhouse thanks to the I Love NY program of Empire State Development, which partnered with Virgin Atlantic.

A selection of wines will be offered for the next two months, including a Wolffer Chardonnay and Peconic Bay Cabernet Sauvignon from Long Island, Dr. Frank Semi-Dry Riesling and Heron Hill Rosé of Cabernet Franc from the Finger Lakes, as well as wine from Millbrook Vineyards and Winery in Dutchess County.


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