The Albany Distilling Co. in downtown Albany will host an evening of local food, spirits, art and music from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28.
Capital Region farms, businesses and chefs will prepare local tastings that will include products from Northwind Farms, Hawthorne Valley Farm, R & G Cheese Makers, the Farm Hub in the Rondout Valley and a local-cheese selection from Honest Weight Food Co-Op. Food will have pairings featuring Albany Distilling’s spirits.
There will also be a silent auction, work by local Albany artists Chip Fasciana and Abraham Ferraro, and music by the Jeff Nania Trio. Proceeds will benefit the Chefs’ Consortium, a regional nonprofit that educates communities about local food.
Tickets are $40 at the door. Albany Distilling is located at 78 Montgomery St. (behind Quackenbush Square) in downtown Albany, next to the Albany Pump Station.
Saturday & Sunday August 30th & 31st 2014
10AM to 5PM
Admission: $5 per person per day - or - get a 2 day pass for $8 Children 12 and under are $1.00
Join garlic-lovers from throughout New England as they come to sample food and crafts from over a100 different vendors all made from -you guessed it- garlic and herbs!
Just 1.5 miles west of the four corners in Bennington Vermont at Camelot Village. (junction VT Routes 7 & 9) Please Note: No dogs. (thank you)
Back by popular demand, the 2nd Annual Saratoga Sip & Stroll is happening on Wednesday, May 14. Pick up your ticket and nab a wristband for an evening of sampling and sipping throughout Saratoga. The night begins at 6 p.m. and includes free samples of beer, wine, and food as well as specials from more than 20 restaurants and giveaways to remember the flavorful experience. Discounted (1/2 price) tickets may be purchased on LivingSocial for a limited Time. Original Ticket Price: $20 Websites Here:
The 2nd Annual Wine and Food Festival will feature the five beverage trail members plus other regional wineries, distilleries, cideries and craft breweries. Sat. May 24, 11am-6pm / Sun May 25, 11am-5pm.
There will also be delicious foods for sale and sampling including gourmet cheeses and creameries, baked goods, grass fed meat producers and more! Throughout the weekend there will be special guest appearances and book signings, seminars of wine and food pairings, home brewing, and cheese making by some of the region’s foremost experts.
Tasting Ticket: Includes admission, souvenir tasting glass and all the wine, beer and spirits you care to taste for one price. One Day Tasting – $25.00
The Hudson-Berkshire Beverage Trail is the premiere beverage trail in New York State and the Hudson Valley. The trail extends from Southeast of Albany down to Hudson, New York and features handcrafted, award-winning and celebrated wines, beers, and spirits.
Website & more info here: http://www.hudsonberkshirewinefestival.com/