Tony and Debreen Oliva, owners of Oliva Winery, are part of the Upper Hudson wine trail family, and have been since 2012. Debreen Oliva is past secretary for the winemaker and grape grower association – the Upper Hudson Valley Wine and Grape Association. We interview them here to announce their exciting news for Oliva Winery – they’ve added a new tasting room and a brewery in Saratoga Springs. UHV: Who is behind Oliva Winery and Racing City Brewing Co.? TONY OLIVA: We began making wine in 2012, sharing…

What better way to spend a spring day than touring the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail? Hoppy Trails Brew Bus, Premiere Transportation, and Cask & Kegs Tours drive wine lovers from winery to winery in style. Hoppy Trails Brew Bus boasts a safe and educational experience. Explore local wineries while learning about what makes each special. Choose from preset tours or customize your own. Tours with Hoppy Trails include free samples, behind-the-scenes looks and an opportunity to meet the makers producing one-of-a-kind beverages. Premiere Transportation‘s extensive fleet serves…

Wine & Chocolate Festival comes to Saratoga. Head to the Saratoga City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY to sample and purchase wine from some of our local wineries on Saturday, April 21st, 1-8 pm. Chocolate makers and artisan food vendors will also participate. Sample delicious wines from the Upper Hudson Region  – Adirondack Winery, Galway Rock Vineyard and Winery, Ledge Rock Hill Winery and the Saratoga Winery. All wine samples and souvenir wine glasses are included in the ticket price. For tickets and more information> Wine &…

Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail member wineries will participate in a Wine Tasting at the Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau (CTB) Visitors Center at 297 Broadway, Saratoga Spring on Thursday, November 30th, 6pm to 9pm. To kick off Restaurant Week, wineries from the Upper Hudson Valley Wine Trail – the lead sponsor of the CTB’s Saratoga Restaurant Week – and three local farms will be on hand for tastings and to sell wine by the bottle for off-premise consumption. Both the Saratoga CTB and Downtown Business Association run…

Members of the Upper Hudson Valley Wine and Grape Association are pleased to announce the official state designation of the Upper Hudson Wine Trail with the governor’s recent signature on the bill. Thank you to Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner and Senator Kathleen Marchione and their staff.  Assemblywoman Woerner and Senator Marchione authored the legislation designating a portion of the state highway system as the Upper Hudson Wine Trail. Assemblywoman Woerner said, “Upstate New York has a rich history in the wine industry, and communities in Saratoga and Washington counties…