THE ESSENTIALS

VINEYARD

HUDSON-CHATHAM WINERY

ADDRESS

1900 State Route 66
Ghent, NY 12075

PHONE

518-392-WINE (9463)

E MAIL

info@hudson-chathamwinery.com

WEBSITE

www.hudson-chathamwinery.com

OPEN

Year-round, Friday–Sunday:
12pm-5:00pm with additional
summer and holiday hours

CLOSED

Monday-Thursday, but open by appointment

TASTING FEES

$5.00

TOURS

Occasional

ACREAGE

14 acres total, about 5 acres planted

PRODUCTION

4,000 cases

OWNER

Carlo and Dominique DeVito

MANAGERS

Carlo and Dominique DeVito

WINEMAKERS

Carlo DeVito,
Steve Casscles,
Ralph Cooley

Hudson-Chatham Winery
HUDSON-CHATHAM WINERY
Established 2006MEET THE WINEMAKERS

Carlo, Dominique, Dawson & Dylan DeVito, along with Ralph Cooley, crush, blend, and bottle the wines. Longtime NYS grape expert Steve Casscles is the winemaker. Ralph's grandparents were the owners of Brisklea Farms for six decades. Carlo is the author of East Coast Wineries: The Complete Guide from Maine to Virginia (Rutgers Univ. Press), and is the publisher of www.eastcoastwineries.blogspot.com, a highly-acclaimed wine blog featuring news, reviews, and interviews concerning East Coast wines. The DeVitos are also founding members of the Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail www.hudsonberkshireexperience.com).

2011 CHELOIS

This light-bodied, delightful dry red made from 100% Chelois grown at Casscles Vineyard in Athens, NY, never disappoints. We age it for 9 months in French oak and bottle-age it another six months before releasing it. With just 25 cases of the ’11 vintage, we released the wine in late March and sold out less than one month later. Now we can’t wait for the 2012, which will release in March 2014.

2012 ROSÉ

We had such a great response from the Rosť we released last summer that we crafted one for 2013. Always a great wine for summer, we look forward to drinking this dry Rosť with fish, seafood, cheeses, and other summertime favorites.

HUDSON RIVER VALLEY RED

For the art for this year’s label, we found another beautiful image from one of the Hudson River School’s most beloved painters, Asher Durand, called “The Indian’s Vespers.” This Beaujolais-style red blend is a perennial favorite of our customers.

 

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