CASTLETON, NY — Brookview Station Winery was founded only four years ago, but its parent has been around a lot longer. Goold Orchards, which today threw itself a Founders’ Day Celebration, has a variety of events scheduled for its centennial fall.
The facility, founded by James and Bertha Goold in 1910, today is owned by Susan Goold Miller and husband Ed Miller (shown at right), who also is the Brookview winemaker. They and marketing director Karen Gardy have put together a varied fall schedule.
• Octoberfest Time: Live German music and dancing, German food and German beers. Saturday, September 25, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Annual Kids Country Play Day: Featuring Radio Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” costume party. Saturday, October 2, 1 to 4 p.m.
• 22nd annual Apple Festival & Craft Show: Wine tent, 100 crafters, food, live entertainment, a corn maze and wagon rides. October 9-10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Halloween Pets on Parade: Saturday, October 16, 2 p.m.
Goold Orchards/Brookview Station Winery is located at 1297 Brookview Station Road in Castleton, Rensselaer County. Phone: (518) 732-7317.
The winery specializes in fruit wines, made from apples, pears and strawberries, peaches and cherries.
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