May is in full swing and summer is on the way. That means it’s time to get outside and barbecue! Not to mention May is National BBQ month. The combination of perfect weather, longer days, and properly selected wine (from the Upper Hudson Wine Trail of course) will ensure that your barbecue is one your friends will love! So what food are you in the mood for at your barbecue? From poultry and fish, to burgers and steak, check out some wine and food pairings from the Upper Hudson…

How do you know the wineries on the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail make great wines? First, taste for yourself! Second, every year our wineries take home wine competition medals. Our wineries earned medals for their wines at competitions including the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition, International Eastern Wine Competition, Florida State Fair International Wine Competition, Hudson Valley Wine & Spirits Competition and more.

If you love wine & cheese, then we’ve got the perfect event for you. This May 14th and 15th, the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail is hosting its 3rd Annual Wine & Cheese Weekend! Grab your friends and family to travel the trail and experience some of the best locally made wines and cheeses our region has to offer! At this two-day event, you’ll have the opportunity to visit 9 of our Wine Trail Member wineries at their Tasting Rooms and Farmer’s Market spots to enjoy a Wine…

The Wineries of the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail make hundreds of amazing wines and this fact is supported by the many medals our wineries take home from Wine Competitions year after year.

The executive committee reflects the diversity of the wine trail which spans the region from Lake George in the north to Albany in the south with most businesses located in Saratoga and Washington counties. The Association has grown to 14 business members and several affiliate members.

Adirondack Winery made leaps, bounds and most importantly, they Made Strides Against Breast Cancer this past October by breaking all previous Drink Pink fundraising records and raising a total of $3,825 for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. This great success was due to a combination of customers, friends, family and local community rallying beside the Adirondack Winery team for this important cause. Fundraising efforts kicked off in late September with the release of their limited-edition, Drink Pink Berry Blush, a charitable wine, from which…

The Adirondack Wine and Food Festival is fast approaching, and, with seven Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail wineries participating, we can’t wait! Recently, the folks behind the Adirondack Wine and Food Festival gave us a little preview into the much anticipated, Lake George event. The Festival is the first of its kind in Lake George and will be held at the brand new, Charles R. Wood Festival Commons on June 27th & 28th, 2015. They told us that the beauty of Lake George would be our backdrop, but…

The Adirondack Wine & Food Festival, a two-day event, Saturday and Sunday, June 27-28th, will celebrate the bounty of amazing craft beverages and locally made foods that the Upper Hudson Valley region has to offer. The festival will be held in Lake George, NY at the Charles R. Wood Park on Westbrook Road. The Festival will be a two-day, outdoor (rain or shine) event where 14 wineries, 2 breweries, 3 distilleries, and complementing gourmet food and wine-related vendors will set up tents and serve samples of their products,…

Ten wineries from the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail will be at the Tour of the Battenkill, America’s Queen of the Classics, on Saturday, April 18th. The Upper Hudson Valley Wine & Grape Association is the official wine sponsor of this great American cycling event – the largest Pro/Am road cycling race in North America. Professional racers compete on over 65 miles of paved and dirt roads on the rolling hills of the Battenkill Valley in southern Washington County. Our wineries will be set up at the Expo,…

The Upper Hudson Valley Wine & Grape Association (“UHVWGA”) is pleased to announce that six of its member wineries were awarded medals at the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition (“FLIWC”), which was held March 22-23 in Rochester, NY to benefit Camp Good Days. UHVWGA members’ hand crafted wines exhibit proven quality, as their wines were evaluated by a prestigious group of 73 judges standing alongside 3,700 other wines entered from 27 countries. The wineries earned two Double Gold, 27 Silver and 12 Bronze medals at the competition. “This…