Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Bethel Woods Wine Fest this Sunday
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:
Glenora Wine Cellar
Anthony Road Wine Company
Crooked Lake Winery
Eagle Crest Vineyards
Glenora Wine Cellars
Glorie Farm Winery
Lime Berry Wine Estate
Palaia Vineyards and Winery
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.
Posted by William M. Dowd at 12:49 PM