Thursday, May 14, 2015

Wine & Food Festival of New Paltz (May 29-31) features 700 Wine & Food Selections plus Martha Stewart & Sara Moulton by Philip S. Kampe and Maria Reveley

                                        Martha Stewart (Saturday May 30th)

Wine & Food Festival of New Paltz 2015

Martha Stewart and Sarah Moulton headline the Wine & Food Festival of New Paltz at the historic Mohonk Mountain House.

Sponsored by the International Wine Masters, the three day long event kicks off on Friday afternoon, May 29th.and continues through Sunday, May 31st.

If you haven’t visited Mohonk Mountain House in the past, the spectacular retreat will, literally knock your socks off. The Victorian castle was built in 1869 on cliffs high above Lake Mohonk. The result is a European style hotel lodged in the scenic Hudson Valley of New York.

Mohonk is located only 90 minutes from Manhattan, off Exit 18 of the the NYS Thruway, It is a short drive to paradise.


                  Sample over 700 wine and food selection from around the world

Last year’s festival featured PBS’s Lidia Bastianich. This year, Martha Stewart will mingle with the crowd on Saturday, May30th. Celebrity PBS Chef and ‘Good Morning  America’ food editor, Sara Moulton will entertain you during the weekend.

The events kick-off on Friday, May 29th.
5:30pm Welcome Cocktail Reception (by Invitation only)
6:00pm Silent Auction to benefit Cystic Fibrosis
7:30pm Wine & Food Gala ($135)

Saturday, May 30th
11am-12pm Trade & Press Grand Tasting ($75)
12-5pm   Grand Tasting (general admission)
Culinary Chef Demonstration
VIP & Celebrity Appearances
Wine & Food Seminars ($30 per seminar with purchase of admission)
Mixology Demonstration
Organic & Slow Food Cuisine
1--5:30pm Red Carpet Cru Tasting  ($120)
7:30pm  Dinner & Entertainment (Let’s Mingle)

Sunday, May 31st  
Wine Seminars ($30 per seminar with purchase of admission)
Cooking Demonstrations
Medal & Award Announcements
Grand Tasting (general admission) $75

This years event will include:
Chefs and Culinary Experts:
Rose Levy Berenbaum
Marcus Guiliano
Lou DiPalo
Rosanna di Michele
Sara Moulton (Saturday & Sunday)
Martha Stewart (Saturday)

Wine Gurus:
Kevin Zraly
Michael Weiss
Steven Koplan
Mile Rupcic

Max Soly

The event will have over 700 wines and specialty foods from around the world.
Tickets can be purchased at:
Overnight reservations and complete weekend ticket packages are available at Mohonk Mountain House by calling 888-976-0785

Escape the city and come to the country, wine and food country, that is, at the ‘Wine & Food Festival of New Paltz, held on May 29-31st  at Mohonk Mountain House.

Philip S. Kampe
Maria Reveley

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