First-Ever Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival Planned
BREWSTER,N.Y. – Some would call it a heavenly pairing, chocolate and wine.
Partners with PARC is hosting the first annual Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival Sunday Feb. 9, just in time for Valentine’s Day shopping. Proceeds from the fundraiser go to securing the financial future of people with disabilities.
The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Putnam County Golf Course and will feature wineries and distillers from across the Hudson Valley and beyond, as well as a wide selection of chocolate, candy and food vendors, many from across the Hudson Valley.
Wineries and distillers include: Adirondack Winery, Amorici Vineyards, Glorie Farm Winery, Hillrock Estate Distillery, Hudson-Chatham Winery, Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, Pazdar Winery, Robibero Family Vineyards, Thousand Islands Winery, Tuthilltown Distillery, Warwick Valley Winery and Black Dirt Distillery, Whitecliff Vineyard. Additional wine and spirits vendors are expected, according to organizers.
Chocolate, candy and food makers will also be featured and sampling set up for customers. Vendors will include: Forget Me Not Cupcakes, Honey Brook Farms, Saratoga Crackers, Maya’s Jams, honey and honey products from Hudson River Apiaries, DW Sweet Confections, Heat Sweets, Aigner Chocolate, Emalyn Sweets, The Peanut Principle, and many more.
This year’s event sponsors include Putnam County Tourism, Cartwright and Daughters Tent & Party Rentals, Putnam County Golf Course, Eventful Magazine, Halston Media and the Mahopac News, and Examiner Media.
Tickets, in advance, are $25 or $10 for designated drivers, and available at www.hvwineandchocolate.com
Tickets on the day of the event will be $30. For more information, regarding tickets and open vendor spaces, please call 845-278-7272, ext. 2287