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Bethel Woods Adds 5 More Wineries its Annual Wine Fest, Wine Festival Tickets On-sale Now


BashaKill Vineyards, Wurtsboro, New York - BashaKill Vineyards is Sullivan County’s first commercial vineyard. Set in a picturesque region of the Catskills, Bashakill Vineyards got its start in the spring of 2005. The vineyard is located on a slight slope which flows down to the BashaKill Wetlands, providing ideal conditions for growing. The moist, warmer air off of the wetlands pushes the codler air off the vineyard, forming a blanket over the vines protecting them from the early frosts. The BashaKill Vineyards have two varieties of vines, Noiret and Cayuga White.

Brimstone Hill is a family-owned and operated vineyard and winery where the visitor can often "talk to the winemaker" so to speak. The vineyard was started in 1969 and the winery was added some 10 years later. Brimstone Hill is especially known for its dry red wines and its sweeter white wines. Further, we are very proud of our sparkling wine, which is made in the method champenoise. All wines are made on premises. Brimstone Hill wines have won several awards, and in the past, they have been served by both President Reagan and Governor Cuomo.

Brotherhood Winery, Washingtonville, New York – Brotherhood Winery can be described as America’s Oldest winery, established in 1839 by French Hugenot Jean Jacques. The Brotherhood Winery has created premium New York varietal wines, making Brotherhood a premier destination in New York State.

Careghino Smith - a small artisanal winery in New Yorks Hudson Valley. Their grapes are sourced from small growers in New York and California. Careghino Smith wines are bottled as single varieties or as bi-coastal blends. The Culinary Institute in Hyde Park pours their Eaten By Bears Bianca and in 2012 will carry their Petit Sirah.

Crooked Lake Winery – Small, family owned winery nestled on the shore of Keuka Lake in Hammondsport, New York

Eagle Crest Vineyards, Hemlock Lake, New York – Eagle Crest Vineyards was originally founded as O-Neh-Da Vineyard in 1872 by Bishop Bernard McQuaid. Made exclusively from Finger Lakes-grown grapes, Eagle Crest Wines are pure grape wines rooted in over 135 years of wine-making experience.

Fulkerson Winery, Dundee, New York – Located in the Finger Lakes region, Fulkerson Winery has been in operation since 1989. Owners Sayre and Nancy Fulkerson have increased production as well as quality over the years. The vineyards at Fulkerson Winery are a mix of well-known grapes and some lesser known varietals such as Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Lemberger, Merlot, Noiret, Dornfelder, Reisling, and Gewurztraminer.