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Oct
17
Sat
Tour de Vine @ Amorici Vineyard
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

bike at Victory View VineyardThe first annual, autumn ride, Tour de Vine is coming on October 17, 2015! Enjoy the autumn scenery as you and your friends cycle the back roads of southern Washington County, NY on this bucolic section of the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail.

Tour de Vine is a casual 20 mile, fully-supported ride through Easton township with stops at four vineyards for wine-tastings ending with a catered, gourmet post-tour lunch. The featured vineyards are Amorici Vineyard, Northern Cross Vineyard and Victory View Vineyard. Local vintners will personally pour tastings at each stop.

The tour is fully supported – ride leaders, course markings, mechanical & sag support, post-ride lunch at Amorici Vineyard, and scenic views are all included in your registration. Cheers!

Nov
14
Sat
Wines of Washington County @ Greenwich Free Library
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

washington county ny wineFree wine samples will be offered on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Greenwich Free Library from 2-6 pm. The vineyards and wineries of Washington County will be the subject of the library’s program. Grape growers and winemakers will be on hand to pour wine tastings and answer questions about their wines. Wine may be purchased by the glass or bottles may be purchased for home consumption. Admission is free.

The featured vineyards of Washington County are Natural Selection Farm Winery, Northern Cross Vineyard and Victory View Vineyard. Come learn from the local people who are breaking new ground – growing cold-hardy, northern grapes and crafting the distinctive wines of our region.

The program, Wines of Washington County, includes three speakers. Josh London of Verity Wine Partners will speak about purchasing wine. Andy Weber of Northern Cross will talk about growing grapes in the region. Gerry Barnhart, of Victory View Vineyard and President of the Upper Hudson Valley Wine and Grape Association, will present the art and science of wine making.

The library is located at 148 Main Street, Greenwich, NY. Call the librarian at 518 -692-7157 for more details.

May
14
Sat
Wine & Cheese Weekend on the Wine Trail! @ Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail Winery Tasting Rooms
May 14 – May 15 all-day
Wine & Cheese Weekend on the Wine Trail! @ Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail Winery Tasting Rooms

Tour the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail and enjoy specialty wine and cheese pairings at each stop! Participating wineries will be offering tastings of their hand-crafted wines paired with locally-made cheeses at each of their Winery Tasting Rooms all weekend long!

Your Event Ticket Includes:

  • 3 Wine Samples AND 3 Samples of well-paired cheeses at each participating winery location
  • Your ticket is good for 1 visit at each winery one time during the weekend of 5/14 – 5/15/2016 ONLY.
  • Your ticket IS GOOD for BOTH days, visit wineries during their open hours on either days.
  • CALL OR VISIT INDIVIDUAL WINERY WEBSITES To determine the best times to visit each winery. Note that some wineries are only present at local farmer’s markets.
Ticket Prices: $25 per person or $40 per pair (+tax & fees) | BUY TICKETS>>

Wineries Participating in this Event Include:

ADIRONDACK WINERY

  • 285 Canada St., Lake George / (518) 668-WINE
  • (Featuring Adirondack Cheese Co. & Nettle Meadow Cheeses)

AMORICI VINEYARD

  • 637 Colonel Burch Rd., Valley Falls / (518) 469-0680
  • (Featuring Amorici Artisanal Cheese)

JOHNSTON’S WINERY

  • 514 Bliss Rd, Ballston Spa / (518) 882-6310
  • (Featuring Palatine Valley Aged Cheddar)

LEDGE ROCK HILL WINERY

  • 41 Stewart Dam Rd., Corinth / (518) 654-5467
  • (Featuring Jake’s Gouda Cheese)

SARATOGA WINERY

  • 462 NY-29, Saratoga Springs / (518) 584-9463
  • (Featuring Willow Marsh Farm Cheese)

SWEDISH HILL WINERY

  • 441 Broadway, Saratoga Springs / (518) 450-1200
  • (Featuring Yancey’s Fancy Cheese)

THIRSTY OWL WINE GARDEN & CAFE

  • 184 S Broadway, Saratoga Springs / (518) 587-9694
  • (Featuring Grafton Village Cheese)

VICTORY VIEW VINEYARD

  • 11975 State Route 40, Schaghticoke / (518) 461-7132
  • (Featuring Consider Bardwell Farm Cheese)

BONUS TASTINGS AT THE SPA CITY FARMERS MARKET with 2 More Wineries!:

  • WHEN: SUNDAY 5/15 ONLY 10a-3p
  • WHERE: Lawn of Lincoln Baths, Corner of So. Broadway & Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs

GALWAY ROCK VINEYARD AND WINERY

  • (Featuring Nettle Meadow Cheese)

OLIVA VINEYARDS

  • (Featuring Sugerloaf Farm Cheese)

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