Events

The 28th Annual Hunt Country Harvest Festival

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

Therer will be grape stomping and tours of the 7th generation farm by hay wagon. Children and the young at heart can enjoy pumpkin painting, lawn games, board games and a hay bale play area filled with corn. Under the tent will be local craftspeople and artists displaying their finest work. On Saturday from 1pm til 3pm, Wild Wings raptor sanctuary will be at the festival with several of the birds they care for , including kestrels, owls, falcons and a red tailed hawk.

There will be plenty of food available:

*The Cafe' at Hunt Country will have a special menu of tasty comfort foods like stew, macaroni & cheese, sandwiches, chocolate cake, and grape pie.

*The Buffalonian food truck will be serving up delicious fare made from scratch, including gluten-free options

*Potatoes and Molasses, the food truck from Black Brook Farm, will be offering micro greens, baked potatoes, farm-style fries, and savory and sweet pies.

Hunt Country will also be serving up their special mix of fall cocktails, sangria and mulled wine, made with their own wines and local gin and whiskey.

Live music by kubrick's Rubes and Bob & Dee on Saturday, and the John Beck Quintet on Sunday.

Suzanne Hunt- Art and Joyce Hunt's younger daughter and a global consultant on renewable energy - will also be leading special tours and discussions about the farm's sustainable technology and practices.

Admission is free. Standard wine tasting is free too. Visitors will only pay for the other activities, wine and food that they enjoy.

For more information, visit the Hunt Country website, www.HuntWines.com or contact Tessa Olsen at tessa@hunteines.com

September 30 - October 1, 2017

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM