Westchester.com Highlights Shawangunk Wine Trail Passport
Travel Around The World Without Leaving The Hudson Valley
Posted by Westchester.com
Wednesday, 04 June 2008
Poughkeepsie, NY - Travel around the World in 80 Miles without leaving the Hudson Valley on the Shawangunk Wine Trail. You will visit 10 different countries at 10 different wineries, where you will have the opportunity to taste authentic food from that country paired with the wines from the local winery.
It is all happening on June 14 and 15th at the wineries along the Shawangunk Wine Trail. This event happens to coincide with Fathers Day, so treat the father in your life to a trip around the world.
Participants will grab their passport….that is, their Shawangunk Wine Trail Passport and travel to each winery and sample authentic foods. You will have to opportunity to taste foods from Greece, France, Israel, India, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland, China, Chile & Germany, while paired with award winning wine. Sample food pairings you will find at the wineries are, gourmet cheesecake brownie/ creampuff for dessert at Baldwin Vineyards, Hummus and Tabouleh at Rivendell Winery and Greek Summer Salad with Tzatziki and pita bread.
Tickets are $25 (plus tax) in advance, ($30, if available, at the door) and buys a Passport with Visas for each "country" good for the entire weekend and a souvenir Wine Trail etched wine glass. Event tickets include tasting fees at all ten wineries and gourmet food tasting. The event starts at 10 am each day and runs until 6pm.
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