Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Bethel Woods Wine Fest this Sunday

NOTE; This event has been postponed due to Hurricane Irene.
BETHEL -- Bethel Woods Center for the Arts has bumped its lineup of New York wineries to more than 20 for its annual Bethel Wine Festival.

The Sullivan County event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday at the Market Sheds.

The lineup of wineries from the Hudson Valley and Finger Lakes now includes:

Brimstone Hill
Glenora Wine Cellar
Hudson-Chatham Winery
Inspire Moore
Knapp Winery
Adair Vineyard
Anthony Road Wine Company
BashaKill Vineyards
Brimstone Hill
Brotherhood Winery
Careghino Smith
Crooked Lake Winery
Eagle Crest Vineyards
Fulkerson Winery
Glenora Wine Cellars
Glorie Farm Winery
Hazlitt Vineyards
Knapp Winery
Lime Berry Wine Estate
Palaia Vineyards and Winery
Pazdar Winery
Whitecliff Vineyard
White Spring Winery

The tasting fee is $10, which includes a complimentary glass while supplies last. Tickets can be purchased online, at the Bethel Woods Box Office, Ticketmaster, or by phone at (800) 745-3000. General admission is $5, the same price as for designated drivers, Parking is free.

In addition to wine sampling, visitors will be able to avail themselves of specialty foods, cheeses, and crafts. The afternoon also will feature short wine appreciations seminars:

Session I: Wine basics: Cabernet, Merlot, Chardonnay -- Understanding the different varietals of wine. Session II: Wine Appreciation -- How to taste and pair wine. Registration for these limited-space seminars is recommended.

The day also will feature live musical performances.

More information about Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is available online, or by calling (866) 781-2922.

No comments: