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, February 10, 2012

Winery at St. George OPens in Mohegan Lake, NY

The Yorktown Patch reported today: "Winery Becomes OfficialThe Winery at St. George has receieved its temporary certificate of occupancy and to celebrate, they're holding a cocktail reception Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday Feb. 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. They will be featuring complimentary passed hors d'œuvre."

According to their website: "The Winery at St. George is a New York State winery nestled in the scenic HudsonValley wine region. Our wine making operation, visitor’s center, and tasting room are housed in the historic Old St. George’s Church located on Route 6 in beautiful Mohegan Lake. The winery will produce limited edition, high quality wines from grapes grown at Hilltop Hanover Farm in Yorktown Heights. Our mission, our passion, is to advance environmentally sound organic agriculture while sustaining open land initiatives. We hope to promote community education and to enhance the cultural and aesthetic attributes of these scenic parts of Westchester County that we call home.

Planted on May 9th, 2007, the vineyard will be an integral part of Westchester County’s Conservation and Natural Resource Center. It boasts three grape varietals: Cabernet Franc, Seyval Blanc and Noiret (a Pinot Noir hybrid). We, the winemakers, look forward to years of abundant harvests and converting these fruits of labor into spectacular wines for all to enjoy!"

1715 E. Main Street Mohegan Lake NY 10547 (914) 455 - 4272


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