The first ever Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival is coming to Putnam County days before Valentine’s Day. Check out the details about the event provided by Partners with PARC:
Partners with PARC, a non-profit dedicated to securing the financial future of people with disabilities, will host the first Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival on Sunday, February 9, 2014, just in time for Valentine’s Day shopping.
The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Putnam County Golf Course, 187 Hill St., Mahopac, NY, will feature wineries and distillers from across the Hudson Valley and beyond. This is an opportunity to taste and sample a number of products and then purchase candy, wine, spirits, food, crafts, health and beauty products, and more for everyone on your Valentine’s Day list.
Wineries and distillers, to date, include: Adirondack Winery, Amorici Vineyards, Glorie Farm Winery, Hillrock Estate Distillery, Hudson-Chatham Winery, Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, Pazdar Winery, Robibero Family Vineyards, Thousand Islands Winery, Tuthilltown Distillery, Warwick Valley Winery and Black Dirt Distillery, Whitecliff Vineyard. More wine and spirits vendors are expected.
Chocolate, candy, and food makers from across our area will also be featured at this year’s event, and you can sample and purchase your Valentine’s treats from this year’s numerous vendors. Get ready to sample and buy from: Bella’s Home-Baked Goods, Forget Me Not Cupcakes, Honeybrook Farms, Saratoga Crackers, Maya’s Jams, honey and honey products from Hudson River Apiaries, DW Sweet Confections, Heat Sweets, Aigner Chocolate, Emalyn Sweets, The Peanut Principle, The Olive Table, and many more. In addition, a lite lunch menu and full sports bar will be open at the golf course for use by all attendees.
This year’s event sponsors include Putnam County Tourism, Cartwright and Daughters Tent & Party Rentals, Putnam County Golf Course, Eventful Magazine, Halston Media and the Mahopac News, and Examiner Media.
Tickets, in advance, are $25 or $10 for designated drivers, and available at www.hvwineandchocolate.com. Tickets on the day of the event will be $30. For more information, regarding tickets and open vendor spaces, please call 845-278-7272, ext. 2287