Rhinebeck, NY – May 13, 2011 – This Father’s Day, the Hudson Valley Bounty brings “The Art of Local” tasting event to the Rhinebeck area. Showcasing the craftsmanship of local food artisans, the June 19th event is a great opportunity to treat Dad to tastings from local specialty makers of artisan cheese, beer, wine, vodka, whiskey and bourbon.
“Hudson Valley Bounty creates events that highlight a good variety of local food producers, and this grouping is a unique combination for Father’s Day. The event will give people a chance to experience food as an art form and see the people who make these products as true artists and craftsman,” says Kristin Roca, Program Director of the Hudson Valley Bounty.
The event will include tastings from Harvest Spirits, Tuthilltown Spirits, Amazing Real Live Cheese, Acorn Hill Farmstead Cheeses, LynnHaven Cheeses, Chatham Brewing, Hudson-Chatham Winery, Tousey Winery, Brookview Station Winery and more. There will also be an assortment of appetizers to partner with tastings, provided by Terrapin Catering.
“In association with Terrapin Catering, we have been able to create a tasting gallery,” Roca continues. “We have brought together a select group of food craftsmen and have created an event for their work to be experienced and enjoyed in the beautiful setting of Dinsmore, overlooking the Catskill Mountains.”
“The Art of Local” will take place at June 19 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at Terrapin Catering at Dinsmore Golf Course Banquet Hall. Dinsmore is located on Route 9, south of Rhinebeck, NY Tickets are $25 dollars per person for adults, $6 for ages12-21, and children 12 and under are free. Bounty members can purchase tickets at a discounted rate of $20. Visit www.hudsonvalleybounty.com for additional information.