Hudson River Valley Wineries

This blog is dedicated to news, events, profiles and reviews of fine food and wine in the Hudson River Valley. We especially feature and spotlight the burgeoning wineries of the Hudson River Region. We accept and will relay information about releases, events, festivals and any toher happening related to food and wine in the Hudson River Valley. Send pertitnent information to

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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.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival 2011 Photos

The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival 2011 was a big hit! The weather was tremendous, the crowds were great, and the vendors were happy. The aisles were full of happy fair goers.

Bryan Van Dusen of Hudson-Chatham Winery.

Michael Migliore of Whitecliff Vineyards.

Mary Vogel of El Paso Winery.

Fred and Paula of Cereghino-Smith Winery.

David Pazdar and father-in-law Tom, of Pazdar Winery.

Ben Peacock and brother of Tousey Winery.

George Caifero of Cascade Mountain Winery.

The folks of Happy Bitch wine.

Karen Gardy of Brookview Station Winery.

Debbie Gioquindo, the Hudson Valley Wine Goddess, and the person who organized the Hudson Valley Wine & Grape Association Competition 2011.

Bob Bedford of Hudson Valley Wine magazine.


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