Press Release – 16th Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival

Rhinebeck, NY – The 16th Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival, presented by, will take place on September 9 & 10, 2017 at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck. Discounted advance tickets are available online at

The Hudson Valley Wine and Food Fest is a celebration of the “foodie” lifestyle, featuring hundreds of wines from over 40 New York wineries as well as an extensive range of craft distilled spirits, hard ciders, and craft beers. The weekend will also feature delectable treats from gourmet specialty food vendors and great meal options from a unique selection of food trucks and food concessions. Food is not included in the ticket price.

Live music and entertainment will be provided throughout the weekend, along with wine tasting seminars by Certified Wine Specialist Debbie Gioquindo, and educational cooking demonstrations by Chef Vincent Tropepe, Chef Kevin Des Chenes, and Shaun O’Neale, winner of MasterChef Season 7 on FOX. All demonstrations and seminars are included in ticket price to the festival.

Tasting tickets, which include one tasting glass and unlimited sampling, will cost $40 per day at the gate. Regular admission tickets, which do not include wine tastings, will cost $15 per day at the gate. Advance sale discounts are available through September 1 online.

The festival will take place from 11 AM to 6 PM on Saturday and 11 AM to 5 PM on Sunday, rain or shine, at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds, which is located at 6550 Spring Brook Avenue, Rhinebeck, NY 12572.

For more information and ticket pricing, please visit Hudson or call (845) 658-7181.

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