Live Music by Wayne Gotlieb & Alex Specker

Date & Time:

Saturday, September 16, 2023 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm


Hunt Country Vineyards, 4021 Italy Hill Rd., Branchport, NY 14418

Portrait of Alex Specker * Wayne Gottlieb

In addition to tasty Hunt Country wines, local beer, an extensive offering of local picnic nibbles, and beautiful vineyard scenery, we offer LIVE MUSIC. 

When weather permits, performances will take place on our covered porch where music can be enjoyed from our tasting room, porch seating, and lawn seating.  Or, feel free to bring a picnic blanket or folding chairs for set up on the lawn.  In inclement weather, the show will go on in our Tasting Room.  

Reservations for tastings are highly recommended, but not required.  Make your reservations HERE
Wines can also be purchased in our tasting room by the glass or by the bottle as well.  

Picnic items include local cheeses, breads by Blue Heron Bakery, salamis, ferments, olives, nuts, popcorn, pretzels, chips, crackers, pesto, specialty mustards, Hedonist chocolates, grape candy, etc...  We also offer local canned beer, kombucha, bottled soda, iced teas, and sparkling water. 

About Wayne and Alex

Wayne Gottlieb and Alex Specker are both part of the group, The Pelotones, an Ithaca based swing dance quartet.  Wayne fronts the band, singing most of the vocals and playing guitar, and Alex, who also sings, contributes tasty jazz guitar.  The duo will play from the Pelotones repertoire of Swing jazz, Blues, R and B, which includes originals written by Wayne and Alex.  Alex Specker is well known in Ithaca as the "go to" jazz guitarist, lending his talent to such local groups as Purple Valley, Crystal Vision and The Blue Flames.  Wayne, who's known for his smooth baritone vocals can also be heard playing with Zingology, Party of Four, The Maplewood Jazz Trio, Village Swing at the Downstairs and the Wayne Gottlieb/Harry Aceto Duo.