24th Annual Hunt Country
Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 5, 2013 -- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, October 6, 2013 -- 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
at Hunt Country Vineyards

A GREAT SUCCESS -- THANKS SO MUCH FOR COMING!!

Free Admission - No Reservations Necessary
Free Parking - Families Welcome

For the 24rd year in a row, and not to be missed...
the perfect autumn weekend getaway!

F E S T I V A L   D E T A I L S

The official Harvest Festival Program

 

 

 

 

Delicious food prepared by the Culinary Arts students of professor Chef Mike Ditchfield of Penn College's School of Hospitality ($2 to $5 depending on the dish*)

  • Keuka Roaster BBQ Beef Brisket on a crusty roll
  • Sausage Sampler with warm German potato salad
  • Bison Burger seasoned with Burning Asphalt Hickory Salt, topped with caramelized onions and a Finger Lakes grape ketchup, on a crusty roll
  • Vegan Curried Butternut Squash and Coconut Milk Soup
  • Bean & Grain Burrito with Italy Hill Produce organic vegetables
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake
  • Double Chocolate Torte

* food tickets may be purchased upon arrival

Cooking presentations by Chef Paul Mach, professor of culinary arts at Penn College's School of Hospitality - free

  • Saturday 11:30 -- Classical Cuisine from Spain (Le Jeune Chef Restaurant)
  • Saturday 1:30 -- ‘Sweet Heat’ Smothered Duck, Autumn Vegetable Ragout (You're the Chef)
  • Saturday 3:30 -- South American Pork Stew, Black Beans & Rice (Inside Pennsylvania)
  • Sunday 12:30 -- 'Green Shrimp & Eggs' (Inside Pennsylvania)
  • Sunday 2:30 -- Chicken Alfredo Pasta Salad (Tailgating with Style)
  • Sunday 4:00 -- Hushpuppies with Bitter Green Salad (You're the Chef)

Grape Stomping and Bean-Bag Toss 
($1 per person per activity)

  • Saturday 10:30 to 5:00
  • Sunday 11:30 to 4:00

Horse-drawn wagon rides through the vineyards (Adults $3; Children <12 $1, Infants free)

  • Saturday 12:00 to 4:00
  • Sunday 12:00 to 4:00

Special Cellar Tasting with winemaker Jonathan Hunt (limited seating, 45 minutes, $7 per person)

  • Saturday 12:30, 2:30, 4:30
  • Sunday 11:30, 1:30, 3:30

Tour of our Winemaking Facilities, including the basics of making wine and upclose view of the equipment and facilities used -- free (every hour on the hour; 30 min. duration)

  • Saturday - starts at 11:00; last tour leaves at 5:00
  • Sunday - starts at 12:00; last tour leaves at 5:00

Official release of 7 new wines for tasting & sale:

Standard wine tasting -- free

Bargain Wine Sale (very limited quantity of older vintages; as long as supplies last).  Examples:

  • Chardonnay
  • Dry Riesling
  • Pinot Gris
  • Valvin Muscat
  • Vignoles
  • Late Harvest Vignoles
  • Foxy Lady Red

Live Music in the afternoons

  • Saturday - The Stick Mob (with Suzanne Hunt)
  • Sunday - Bourbon Street Parade

Fine food purveyors and talented artists exhibiting their works, including:

  • Artfully Yours, hand-painted wine glasses & table accessories
  • Autumn Mist Alpaca Farm
  • B's Garden Treasures, pressed flower art
  • Blossoms be Jeweled
  • Cosimano e Ferrari, olive oil & vinegar
  • Created by Nature, hand-crafted wood items
  • edie DeVoe, nautical decor, Keuka Lake signs & jewelry
  • Fur Parade, applique, illustrations & silk screenings
  • GramzGems, award-winning jewelry
  • Hedonist Artisan Chocolates
  • His Images, photography
  • Michael Tari, hand-turned wood bowls & lamps
  • Sacheli Farm Food, onion jellies & BBQ sauces
  • Schiek's Maple Products
  • Soap Star (Saturday only), artisan soaps
  • Sweet Heat Gourmet, gourmet BBQ & hot sauces
  • Tom Scott Custom Furniture, one-of-a-kind wooden furniture
Food and wine can be purchased at the event. Relax at a picnic table or under the big tent and enjoy a glass of award-winning wine, great food and live music.  Don't miss the festivities!

 

In the big tent at Harvest Festival

   

Chef Paul Mach leads a cooking demo at Harvest Festival

Horse-drawn wagon ride through the vineyards at Harvest Festival

Art Hunt leading a winery tour

Guests enjoying a Special Cellar Tasting with winemaker Jonathan Hunt

 

 

 
 

 
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