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.

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Fall In Love With Hudson Valley Wine 2013 Kick Off - BIG!!!


This weekend is the BIG kickoff for the Fall In Love With Hudson Valley Wine 2013 season! Two major events, plus a host of little ones all around the valley! This promises to be the most exciting season yet, with almost 100 events during the duration of the season.

Hudson Valley wine has been gaining a great reputation. Hudson Valley wineries have drawn great reviews from Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, Sommelier Journal, the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and numerous other newspapers and magazines, as well as blogs and other wine journals.

From crisp, elegant dry whites, to sophisticated, delicious, approachable reds, from cutting edge ciders, to fabulous, award-wining dessert wines, an from fun fresh fruit wines, to their world famous cassis, the Hudson Valley offers something to everyone.

From New York to Saratoga, Hudson Valley wines are on the cutting edge, the wines are becoming more and more popular, and are a perfect match for some of the best farm-o-table cuisine on the east coast. Perfect with valley artisanal cheeses, locally grown fruits and vegetables, and grass-fed and free range meats, the Hudson Valley is a culinary destination like no other!

Quality is our hallmark. Diversity is our strength!

Come, see the fall foliage....and visit a local winery! And enjoy!

Sept 7 & 8, 2013 – Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival 2013 – Dutchess County Fairgrounds – Rhinebeck, NY (WINE TENTS)

Sept 7 & 8 Grape Stomping BROTHERHOOD WINERY

Sept 7, 2013 – Hudson Valley Wine Competition 2012 – Rhinebeck Fairgrounds (WINE TENTS)

Sept 7 Fred Scribner music BASHAKILL VINEYARDS

Sept 7 – Twist & Shout! 2:00-5:00pm Beatles Cover Band OUTSIDE BBQ available. PALAIA VINEYARDS

Sept 7 Classic Rock / Country /Folk Rock 2-5pm WARWICK VALLEY WINERY

Sept 7 2pm-5pm Live Music Featuring Petey Hop ROBIBERO VINEYARDS

Sept 8 Jack Higgins 2:30 – 5:30 PALAIA VINEYARDS

Sept 10 – Wine and Design 6:30-8:30pm at PALAIA VINEYARDS



Blogger Unknown said...

This is awesome! Thanks for putting it all in one place!

8:26 AM  
Blogger Hudson Valley Wine Market said...

Carlo, great post! Thanks for mentioning all of the impressive media that have reviewed Hudson Valley wines favorably; and making the great point about food matching with the Valley's cornucopia of farm to table delicacies.

3:25 PM  

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