The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest Returns to the Dutchess County Fairgrounds for Its Tenth Anniversary Event

Rhinebeck, NY, August 19, 2011 --( The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest’s tenth anniversary is less than a month away and the excitement for this milestone event is mounting.

For the past nine years, the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest has been a celebration of wine and food that takes place each September on the weekend after Labor Day. This year they’re looking to celebrate their tenth anniversary with their Presenting Sponsor, Fine Cooking magazine.

As it has done so in the past, the Hudson Valley Wine and Food Fest will feature award winning New York wines as well as wines from around the world. In addition, there will be a spotlight on quality gourmet food, fine arts and crafts.

This year, the event will include the Hudson Valley Wine Competition as sponsored by the Hudson Valley Wine & Grape Association. This competition will take place the morning of Saturday, September 10th and will highlight the quality wines produced in the Hudson Valley Wine Region.

Demonstrating chefs Abigail Johnson Dodge, Vincent Tropepe and Daniel Leader will be also be conducting cooking demonstrations throughout the event weekend on the festival’s main cooking stage.

The tenth annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest will take place Saturday, September 10th from 11am to 6pm and Sunday September 11th from 11am to 5pm at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, NY. Travel packages through the Metro North Railroad and Amtrak are also available.

For more information on the event and to buy tickets in advance, visit


For more information contact:
Shannon Rahe: 888-687-2517 or
Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest
Shannon Rahe