Hudson Valley Wine Event: Pasta Primo Vino!10 Apr 2007, Posted by food in
If you are located in or near the Hudson Valley (yes, NYC counts!), there is a wonderful event coming up to benefit the Hudson Valley Food Bank. (Like you need an excuse to drink wine and eat delicious food.) Info below:
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY – Celebrate Spring by taking a tour of the Hudson Valleyâ€™s most renowned vineyards on the Shawangunk Wine Trail. At each of the ten wineries you will sample a variety of delectable pasta dishes. A variety of dishes, one served at each winery, will be complemented by select wines in a backdrop of scenic mountains, valleys and lush vineyards.
On April 21 & 22, the Shawangunk Wine Trailâ€™s ten wineries will be hosting its Pasta Primo Vino! event to begin at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Admission price for the two-day event is $20 per person before the event, $25 at the event. Tickets may be purchased in advance or may be purchased in person the day of the event at any of the participating ten wineries.
The ten wineries participating in this event are:
Adair Vineyards in New Paltz
Applewood Winery in Warwick
Baldwin Vineyards in Pine Bush
Stoutridge Vineyard in Marlboro
Brotherhood Winery in Washingtonville
Rivendell Winery in New Paltz
Warwick Valley Winery in Warwick
Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery in Gardiner
Glorie Farm Winery in Marlboro
Benmarl Vineyards in Marlboro
Part of the ticket proceeds of this event will go to benefit the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley located in Cornwall-on-Hudson. Last year the Food Bank distributed almost 9 million pounds of food to six counties in the Hudson Valley. The programs that the Food Bank serves are food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, day care centers, senior programs, rehabilitation programs, and programs for the disabled. Every $1 donation provides $10 to $12 worth of food.
For wine trail information and to purchase tickets, call 845-255-2494 or visit www.shawangunkwinetrail.com. For information regarding the Food Bank, call Toni Gutter or Jessica Bell at (845) 534-5344.