Monday, April 14, 2008

Pasta Primo Vino - This Weekend

This weekend is the start of the Wine Tasting season and the Shawangunk Wine Trail's Pasta Primo Vino event. According to the weather, it's going to be a fantastic weekend so what better way to spend it than wine tasting on the the Shawangunk Wine Trail.

The event is April 19 & 20th. Tasting begins at 10am each day and runs until 6pm. Tickets are $20 plus tax in advance and $25 at the door. There is still time to purchase your advance tickets. Tickets include wine tasting and pasta sampling at all 10 wineries on the Shawangunk Wine Trial.

Click here to purchase your tickets.

What will you be tasting and sampling...some wonderful wine and pasta dishes.
Pasta dishes like Pasta Carbonara with Pancetta at Warwick Valley Winery, Fettuccini con Zucca e Pangrattato (with pumpkin and bread crumbs) at Whitecliff Vineyards,“Husband’s Delight” comfort food at its best at Glorie Farm Winery and Gnocci in a sage and butter sauce at Benmarl Winery.

You will be the first to taste some wonderful new releases! New releases like
Warwick Valley Winery’s 2007 Pinot Gris crafted from 89% Pinot Gris (Pinot Grigio) and 11% Sauvignon Blanc. This wine has a delicate floral and honey aromas are followed by good fruit and welcomed acidity. Also newly released at Warwick Valley Winery for the Pasta Primo Vino is the Harvest Moon, a semi-sweet white wine with 1% residual sugar, made from the Cayuga and Vidal grapes.

A stop at Whitecliff Vineyards will have you tasting their 2007 Estate Grown Awosting White which is their “Hudson Heritage White,” a blend of Seyval and Vignoles. This wine is lovely, soft, low acid with flavors of apricot and peaches. In addition to the Awosting White, Whitecliff will be releasing their 2007 Pinot Gris, 2007 Redtail, 2007 Mt Laurel White and 2007 Riesling.

Don't forget to get your tickets in advance!


1 comment:

baseballandbeertravel said...

Very informative blog, nicely done! We hope to cover your wine trail in depth in the next few months. Jim Hofman, Wine Trails USA www.winetrailsusa.com