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The first Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival is Sunday February 9

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Sunday, February 9, 2014, just in time for Valentine’s Day, Partners with PARC will host the first Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival. This is an opportunity to sip wine and sample chocolate from all across the region. The festival is located at the Putnam County Golf Course, 187 Hill St., Mahopac, NY 10514 (between Route 6N and the Taconic).

The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. will feature wineries and distillers from across the Hudson Valley and beyond. This is the place to taste and sample a number of products before you purchase them. Candy, wine, spirits, food, crafts, health and beauty product vendors will be set up all day offering their unique local products.

The list of wineries and distillers includes: Adirondack Winery, Glorie Farm Winery, Hillroc Estate Distillery, Hudson-Chatham Winery, Pazdar Winery, Robibero Family Vineyards, Thousand Islands Winery, Tuthilltown Distillery, Warwick Valley Winery and Black Dirt Distillery and Whitecliff Vineyard. More wine and spirits vendors are expected to be added to the list.

Chocolate, candy, and food makers from across our area will also be featured at this year’s event. Currently the list includes: Forget Me Not Cupcakes, Saratoga Crackers, Maya’s Jams, honey and honey products from Hudson River Apiaries, DW Sweet Confections, Heat Sweets, Aigner Chocolate, Emalyn Sweets and The Peanut Principle, with many more to be added.

Partners with PARC is a non-profit dedicated to securing the financial future of people with disabilities. Besides the Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival, they also host the Cold Spring by Candlelight Holiday Festival and the Putnam County Secret Garden Tour.

Hudson Valley Wine and Chocolate Festival 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.

Advance tickets are $25, ($10 for designated drivers) or $35 at the door. (21 and over only, please) To purchase tickets, get vendor information or learn more about Partners with PARC please see their website or call 845-278-7272, ext. 2287


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