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Hudson-Chatham Winery label a popular pick

07 Aug

GHENT, NY — Being professionally judged is one thing, but a competitive business is always interested in what the public thinks. For Carlo and Dominique DeVito, the opinion was pleasing.

The label for Hudson River Valley Red, produced at their Hudson-Chatham Winery, was named winner of the “People’s Choice” award in Hudson Valley Wine Magazine’s wine label competition.

The professional category awards were decided back in June. The “People’s Choice” winner was decided recently by attendees of the Shawangunk WineTrail’s “Bounty of the Hudson Festival” at Warwick Valley Winery.

The label is based on 19th Century artist George Cooke’s “West Point, From Above Washington Valley.”

Cooke was a Maryland-born portraitist and landscape painter whose work was done mostly in the South, but whose West Point painting is one of his most enduring works. It was engraved by William James Bennett of New York and published about 1834 by Parker & Clover.

Here is the complete original work:

Hudson-Chatham Winery is located on State Route 66 in Columbia County, roughly midway between Hudson and Chatham. Phone: (518) 392-9463.

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Posted by on August 7, 2010 in Marketing, Wineries

 

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