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, January 01, 2015

Poughkeepsie Journal: Glorie Farm Winery and Local Artist Launch New Hard Cider


Henry Hudson inspires Hyde Park artist’s cider label design
Bits & Bites: Hudson-inspired cider; hospital fundraiser
The fate of legendary explorer Henry Hudson – after whom the Hudson River is named – inspired the design and name of a new hard cider an Ulster County winery produced.
Hyde Park artist Tatiana Rhinevault painted the label for Mutiny, by Glorie Farm Winery in Marlboro. The painting depicts Hudson, his young son, and several of his men adrift in a rowboat in icy water watching a larger ship sail away — a mutiny that allegedly occurred a few years after he discovered the Hudson River and took his men on an ill-fated search for a northwest passage to Asia.
First vintages of the cider sell for $14, according to the Glorie Farm Website. The farm also produces a pumpkin-spiced fall whine. For more information, visit:

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