Join the Hunt family for a picnic to remember among our beautiful vineyards at twilight. Enjoy the amazing bounty of Finger Lakes-produced foods, prepared by Jane Russell of Around the Corner Catering, including great locally-raised meats and fresh organic veggies from Jonathan & Caroline Boutard Hunt's Italy Hill Produce located right here on our farm.
Tickets include a glass of Hunt Country wine of your choice (adults) or grape juice (< 21). Relax and serve yourself food when you wish. Additional wine will be available at a cash bar by-the-bottle and by-the-glass.
FREE ACTIVITIES FOR TICKETHOLDERS (4:00pm)
Standard wine tasting in the Wine Shop for ticketholders (4:00-6:00pm)
Haywagon rides through the vineyards (4:00, 4:45, 5:30)
Field tours of Italy Hill Produce organic crops (4:15, 5:15)
Tour of wine production facilities (4:00, 5:00)
HORS D'OEUVRES & OUTDOOR WINE BAR (5:00pm)
Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta and Grilled Chard on toast
Local vegetables, herb dip
Local cheeses, including goat cheese with caramel apple jam
Hunt Country wine by-the-glass and by-the-bottle
Hunt Country grape juice
Bottled craft beers and soft drinks for sale in our Locavore Room
PICNIC MENU (6:30pm)
Grapewood Smoked Top Round of Local Grassfed Beef
(chef carved at buffet, with choice of Horseradish Sauce or
Alchemy Wine Sauce with Italy Hill Produce mushrooms)
Smoky Grassfed Chicken Legs with Barbecue sauce
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Marinated and Grilled Vegetables (including green beans,
neon eggplant, summer squashes)
Grilled Sweet Corn, Red Pepper Butter
Oven Roasted Red Potatoes with Garlic
Midsummer Leaf Lettuce, Chardonnay Champagne Dressing
Cold Dill Bean Salad
Braided Oat & Wheat Bread, Corn Bread Local Butter
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Warm Cobbler of Peaches & Blueberries,
enhanced with Hunt Country Dolce di Moscato
and Cinnamon Whipped Cream
Keuka Lake Coffee Station
The Stick Mob, a 5-piece Washington DC-based acoustic band -- fiddle, guitars, mandolin, stand up bass and everyone sings, including vocalist Suzanne Hunt, daughter of owners Art & Joyce Hunt -- will provide great live music.
Hunt Country's Tasting Room and Wine Shop will be open throughout the event. A tent will be available for inclement weather. Free parking. Seats are limited for this event, so purchase your tickets early at Early Bird prices.
|Kids 6 and under||no charge|
Free Admission - No Reservations Necessary
Families Welcome - Free Parking
The perfect autumn weekend getaway! Great food, live music, free wine tasting, free winery tours, grape-stomping, special cellar tasting, horse-drawn vineyard rides, talented artists exhibiting their works. Relax at a picnic table or under the big tent.