Wine & Food Festival of New Paltz
May 29-31st featuring Martha Stewart
By: Philip Kampe - May 14, 2015
The 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 70 minutes from the Berkshires, off Exit 18 of the the NYS Thruway.
It is a short drive to paradise.
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)
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)
Medal & Award Announcements
Grand Tasting (general admission) $75
This years event will include:
Chefs and Culinary Experts:
Rose Levy Berenbaum
Rosanna di Michele
Sara Moulton (Saturday & Sunday)
Martha Stewart (Saturday)
The event will have over 700 wines and specialty foods from around the world.
Tickets can be purchased at: www.newpaltzwineandfoodfestival.com
Overnight reservations and complete weekend ticket packages are available at Mohonk Mountain House by calling 888-976-0785
Escape the city and come to 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