Spring 2020

crossed feet up on a table with coffee cup

Imagine it. Lounging with friends on a sunny patio, sipping a new beverage that you love. Unfortunately in the days of COVID-19, this daydream is postponed.

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Fall 2019

FALL FOR HUDSON VALLEY WINE.

There’s something about fall that feels festive, especially in the Hudson Valley. Every weekend, the calendar is crammed with fairs and festivals set among colorful landscapes and cool weather.

Instead of searching several sites for things to do this season, bookmark the Events Page on hvwinemag.com. Make it your go-to resource for wine and craft beverage events all year long. From harvest time to the holidays, we have your weekends covered!

There are more than 75 wine, cider, beer and craft beverage events taking place now through the end of the year. Highlights follow for a few of them. Hope to see you out there this fall!

Harvest Events

Time to harvest the grapes means it’s time to celebrate a bountiful season!

Weekends thru Oct 20 | Grape Stomping Brotherhood Winery

Sept 21-22 | Grape Stomping Robibero Winery

Oct 5 | Harvest Bonfire & Chili Fest Hudson-Chatham Winery

Oct 12-13 | Harvest Grape Stomping Benmarl Winery

Oct 13 | Annual Fall Fest Nostrano Vineyards


Cider Events

Fall = apples, so our thoughts naturally turn to hard cider. Here’s where to enjoy it.

Sept 21-Oct 27 | Fall Harvest Festival Weekends Treasury Cider

Oct 5 | Bad Seed Farm Dinner Bad Seed Cider Company

Nov 9-10 | 11th Annual Naked Flock Cider Experience Applewood Winery


Celebrate Craft Beverages

Come out to meet the newest makers and products in beer, cider, and spirits.

Sept 29Escapemaker’s Applepalooza (NYC)

Oct 12 | 7th Annual Craft: Beer, Spirits & Food Festival at Bethel Woods

Oct 26 | Hops on the Hudson Harvest Beer and Cider Festival


Holiday Happenings

Welcome in winter and the New Year at these festivities.

Nov 2 | Red Wine & Chocolate Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery

Nov 23-24, Dec 7-8, Dec 14-15 | Wreath Fineries at the Wineries Shawangunk Wine Trail wineries

Dec 6 | Annual Tree Lighting Brotherhood Winery

Dec 14 | Jingle & Mingle Nostrano Vineyards

Summer 2019

Closeup of green grape leaves from underneath

SUMMER PLANS “TBD”? You get 14 weekends this summer to get out and have fun. Where to start? Online, of course.

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Angry Orchard

The Cider Makers at Angry Orchard have been experimenting with apple varieties, ingredients and aging processes to develop hard cider recipes for more than 20 years.

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Palaia Winery & Meadery

The owners of Palaia Winery are from the Woodstock generation and – as the peace symbol on all their labels attests to – they aren’t afraid to show it. A family run winery with a tasting room in a 200-year-old barn on land once owned by Aaron Burr, Palaia is affectionately known as the Hudson Valley’s “hippie winery.”

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The Next Crop

view of Jonathan Lander, assistant winemaker at Robibero Family Vineyards, standing by barrels

They may have come to the Hudson Valley for its vibrant viticulture, but it’s the people—and the collaborative community—that’s making them stay.

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