NY wineries joining apple and crafts festival

01 Sep

CASTLETON, NY — Its billed as the 22nd annual Apple Festival & Crafts Fair, but don’t fret if you like wine with your crafts. The October 9-10 event, hosted by Goold Orchards, will include a number of New York wineries.

The host facility’s own Brookview Station Winery component will be joined by two other Hudson River Region farm wineries — the Hudson-Chatham Winery of Ghent, Columbia County, and Cascade Mountain Winery of Amenia, Dutchess County — as well as Finger Lakes operations Hunt Country Winery of Branchport and Catherine Valley Winery of Burdett.

Live entertainment, examples of the arts, crafts, and agriculture of the Capital Region, Pride of New York and Uncork NY food vendors will be involved, along with a haunted house and other attractions for kids.

Tickets for the 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. rain-or-shine event are $8 for those over 12, no charge for kids under 12. Advance ticket packages are four for $28. Tastings in the Wine Tent are $8, which includes a souvenir wine glass. The tent will open at 10 a.m.

Goold Orchards is located at 1297 Brookview Station Road, in this Rensselaer County town. Phone: (518) 732-7317.

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Posted by on September 1, 2010 in Agriculture, Festival


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