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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.

Wednesday, June 05, 2013


Around the World to feature globally-inspired food and wine pairings

HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. (XXXX 2013) – Shawangunk Wine Trail is pleased to announce that this year’s Around the World, and annual event that draws hundreds to the region, will take place on Saturday, June 8, and Sunday, June 9.
Around the World is a two-day event that takes place at each of the 13 wineries along the Shawangunk Wine Trail, allowing guests to go global without leaving the Hudson Valley. Each winery will serve tapas inspired by cuisine from a different country, from the decadence of France to the bold spices of India. The wineries will accompany the tapas with a complementary wine tasting of up to four unique samples. Ticketholders may visit as many wineries as they would like throughout the weekend, exploring the food delights of 13 countries.

Around the World will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 8 and June 9. Tickets are good for both days and are $35 per person when purchased in advance, or $10 for designated drivers who will not sample wine. Sunday-only tickets will also be available for $25 per person. Transportation is not included. To register or for more information, visitwww.gunkswine.comor call 845-256-8456.

Shawangunk Wine Trail wineries and their assigned countries include:
·         Jamaica:Adair Vineyards, 52 Allhusen Road, New Paltz
·         Spain:Applewood Winery, 82 Four Corners Road, Warwick
·         Mexico:Baldwin Vineyard, 176 Hardenburgh Road, Pine Bush
·         Poland:Benmarl Winery, 156 Highland Avenue, Marlboro
·         France:Brimstone Hill Vineyard, 61 Brimstone Hill Road, Pine Bush
·         Argentina:Brotherhood, America’s Oldest Winery, 100 Brotherhood Plaza Drive, Washingtonville
·         Dominican Republic:Demarest Hill Winery, 81 Pine Island Turnpike, Warwick
·         Germany:Glorie Farm Winery, 40 Mountain Road, Marlboro
·         Italy:Palaia Winery, 10 Sweet Clover Road, Highland Mills
·         Colombia:Robibero Winery, 714 Albany Post Road, New Paltz
·         Austria:Stoutridge Vineyards, 10 Ann Kaley Lane, Marlboro
·         U.S.A:Warwick Valley Winery & Distillery, 114 Little York Road, Warwick
·         India:Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery, 331 McKinstry Road, Gardiner

About Shawangunk Wine Trail                                         

Shawangunk Wine Trail, proudly located in the Hudson Valley, is composed of 13 distinct wineries, each following the tradition of fine winemaking established by the early French Huguenot settlers who brought their winemaking expertise to the area over 300 years ago. The wineries along the Shawangunk Wine Trail range from large to small and feature a variety of award-winning red and white wines, from sparkling and fruit wines to sweet and bone dry blends. Shawangunk Wine Trail is committed to hosting special events throughout the year that showcase the exciting wines the Hudson Valley has to offer. Learn more at

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Josh Sommers
Focus Media, Inc.


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