Wine Wednesday In Dutchess CountyStaff | June 22, 2016 | Comment
Its wine wednesday and we both know that at the end of the day you’ll be sitting at home with a nice glass of wine. The Hudson Valley wine scene has exploded over the past few years and we really want you to experience it. In case you didn’t know we are in the midst of the Dutchess County Getaway Weekend giveaway! All you gotta do is click enter and you are officially entered to win!
Take a moment and imagine walking through award winning vineyards, sipping on their private reserve sauvignon blanc. Enjoying the sun beating down and the smell of grapes in the air. This could be you, and all you have to do is click that enter button!
You will be privately touring two of the top vineyards in Dutchess County. First stop is Clinton Vineyards, this vineyard been around since 1976 and specializes in growing a single grape. They are nationally recognized for the success of their Seyval Blanc but have expanded to a wide plethora of complex full bodied wines. This 100 acre vineyard is as stunning as its wine is delicious. Clinton Vineyard is said to be “a jewel in the crown of Dutchess County”.
The next stop on our wine tour is Millbrook Vineyard and Winery. This landmark establishment is said to be the “flagship winery of the Hudson Valley”. This lovely 35 acre vineyard has plantings of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Riesling and an Italian grape varietal called Tocai Friulano. It doesn’t stop there, Millbrook has its very own restaurant on site called the Vineyard Grill. Grab a light lunch, taste some wine and stroll around their gorgeous property.
If that doesn’t sound relaxing I don’t know what does! Millbrook and Clinton Vineyards personify the beauty that comes with the Hudson Valley and its vineyards. So sit back, relax, enjoy that glass of wine you’re drinking and click that enter button for a chance to win!