Bethel Woods Adds 5 More Wineries to its Annual Wine Fest - Daily Hudson Valley News

Bethel Woods Adds 5 More Wineries to its Annual Wine Fest

Aug 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Entertainment

Wine Festival Tickets On-sale Now

With less than two weeks away, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts added five more regional wineries to its already robust line-up. Brimstone Hill, Glenora Wine Cellars, Hudson-Chatham Winery, Inspire Moore, and Knapp Winery will join the other 20-plus regional wineries for the annual Wine Festival, in the Market Sheds at Bethel Woods, on Sunday, August 28th from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tickets for the festival are on sale now.

The tasting fee for the Wine Festival is $10, which includes a complimentary glass while supplies last. Tickets can be purchased at www.BethelWoodsCenter.org, the Bethel Woods Box Office, Ticketmaster, or by phone at 1.800.745.3000. General admission to the festival is $5. Designated drivers receive a discounted ticket price of $5.00. Parking for the Wine Festival is free and the event will take place rain or shine.

Attendees will enjoy a sampling of wine from the vine, as well as specialty foods, cheeses, and crafts. The afternoon will also feature short wine appreciation seminars to pique the interests of any wine connoisseur and curiosity seeker alike. Session I: Wine basics: Cabernet, Merlot, Chardonnay oh my! A red is not a red and a white is not a white: understanding the different varietals of wine. Session II: Wine Appreciation: color, nose, aroma, bouquet. How to taste and pair wine. Registration for these seminars is strongly recommended as space will be limited. The day will also feature live musical performances to entertain guests while they enjoy the festival set against the beautiful backdrop and scenery of Bethel Woods.

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