Author: Amy Zavatto

Amy Zavatto writes about wine and spirits for many national magazines. She is the author of Forager’s Cocktails and The Renaissance Guide to Wine and Food Pairing. Currently studying in the WSET Diploma program, Amy lives, eats, and drinks in New York City. She is a die-hard New York wine fan.

Amy Zavatto

Cabernet Franc grapes hanging from the vine, at Glorie Farm Winery.

Can We Be Franc?

The verdant, hilly climes of the Hudson Valley are known and praised for many things. The beauty of its rolling, roiling namesake river; its famed mid-nineteenth century naturalist art movement; its acres of multi-generational fruit orchards and dairy farms; and, lately, as the celebrated place of culinary inspiration for chefs like Dan Barber and Zak Palaccio.

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photo of 8 bottles of Hudson Valley Cabernet Franc wines

8 Great Cab Francs to Try

We’d highly encourage you to grab any Hudson Valley Cabernet Franc you can get your mitts on because, as with any small wine region, the quantities are limited.

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