Sunday, Sept. 16: As you taste your way through the Hudson Valley food, wine and beer tastings, attendees are asked to choose their favorite morsels.
Almanac Weekly | Taste
Sept. 7: Earth, Wind & Fuego and North River Roasters liven up Poughkeepsie’s Middle Main
Saturday-Sunday, September 8-9: New York wineries and gourmet specialty food producers are in the spotlight at this end-of-summer event, which started out years ago as a gathering of oenophiles and gradually expanded to include a New York Craft Beer Pavilion as well as distilleries and hard ciders.
John Cox of Quercus Cooperage is doing his best to meet the increased demand for American white oak whisky barrels.
Friday-Sunday, August 17-19: The Hudson Valley Ribfest is a qualifying event for the Empire State Barbecue Championship, and there will be 60 teams firing up their grills and smokers to prepare their cherished recipes.
Saturday, August 11: Giesberg brothers host a summer ale release party in Wawarsing.
Saturday, Aug. 11: Blueberry season is still raging full-force along the Shawangunk Ridge – especially the easy-to-pick highbush species, with their paler-blue, large, juicy, small-seeded fruits. Sunnier spots where the berries ripen early are probably already picked-over, whether by birds, humans or other mammals; but now would be a good time to check your favorite shadier troves.
Saturday, July 21: Feed watermelon to rescued pigs and learn how to cook vegan delicacies at Catskill Animal Sanctuary’s celebration
Saturday, June 16: The 80-mile-long Shawangunk Wine Trail that runs from New Paltz at its northernmost point down to Warwick in Orange County encompasses 13 Hudson Valley wineries. Every year they get together in one place to put on the Bounty of the Hudson Wine & Food Festival, a wine-tasting event that allows side-by-side samplings of the region’s best.
You might not recognize it immediately if you’re not already a Whovian, but the restaurant is designed to appeal especially to fans of the very-long-running BBC science fiction TV series, Doctor Who.