Friday, September 25, 2009

Veggies and Vino this Saturday

Don't miss this one of a kind event, this Saturday, September 26 at Whitecliff Vineyards and Winery.

Veggies & Vino!

featuring The Bernstein Bard Trio

Saturday, September 26th, 2009
Two sets - starting at 3:30 and 5:30pm

This exciting new Whitecliff tasting event offers an exploration of wine pairings with seasonal vegan and vegetarian cuisine, built around local Hudson Valley produce. Recipes will come from the cookbooks of local cookbook author, Nava Atlas, who will speak briefly, and will be available to autograph books. (This is a tented event, and will run rain or shine.)

Tickets include:

* Tapas sized portions of 3 different dishes
* 6 wines selected for their pairing ability with the foods
* Live music by The Bernstein Bard Trio (on mandolin, guitar & double bass).

Glasses or bottles of wine will be available for purchase throughout.

Choose from 1 of 2 sets, starting at 3:30 or 5:30pm. OR, if the weather is fine, bring a blanket for lawn seating, good for both sets.

* $19 in advance
* $21 at the door
* $25 for lawn seating if the weather is nice
Call 845.255.4613 to reserve your tickets!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Getting ready to harvest - nets in place

Getting ready to harvest is no easy task. Here is some video of the netting in place at Whitecliff Vineyards. The netting keeps out birds and deer that can do a lot of damage to the crop. Well..the eat it,and the netting keeps them from chowing on the grapes that are meant to make good wine.