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SOURCE Putnam County Wine & Food Fest
PATTERSON, N.Y., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Putnam County Wine & Food Fest is proud to announce the lineup for its 4th annual event. This two-day festival will be held on August 2 and 3, 2014, at the Grounds of the Patterson Flea Market (3161 Route 22, Patterson, NY). The Fest will highlight Putnam's most renowned wine producers, feature world-class culinary professionals, food, arts and crafts, fresh produce, local and international artists and even a flea market. The fest will also feature five to six beers from Putnam's local brewery, Bull & Barrel (located in Brewster, NY) in our Beer Garden.
The festival, which runs from 11am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday, will have a variety of musical performances as well. Guests will be able to enjoy performances from Just Nuts Party Band, Liana Gabel Band, Jim Marrone Trio, I Anbassa, The Mighty Few, along with other bands that will be announced over the next few weeks. The performances will feature musical genres ranging from pop to country to R&B to reggae.
The wineries that will be showcasing their products at the festival are as follows: Adirondack Winery, Brotherhood America's Oldest Winery, Cascade Winery, Lakeland Winery, Montezuma Winery, Pazdar Winery, Robibero Winery, Three Brothers Winery, Warwick Valley Winery, and Whitecliff Winery. Additionally, the distillers that will be in attendance will be: Dutch Spirits, Hudson Valley Distillers, LLC, and Still The One Distillery. Throughout the weekend, these wineries and distillers will be showcasing their goods through tastings, and also will be selling either by the bottle or the case.
There will be many specialty food and arts and craft merchants as well. Some of the food vendors attending this year's festival include: Bull and Barrel Beer Pub, Cheesecake Heaven, Hot Cha Waa Cha, JD Gourmet Olive Oils and Vinegar, Pashbilitys (The Pizza Mobile) and Rockebox Garlic. Some of the craft vendors that will be attending the fest include, EasyCare Energy Solutions, Green Mountain Energy Co, Power Home Remodeling Group, Renewal by Andersen, Silverleaf Resorts and Sweet Ramas Soap. These vendors will be selling their finest goods throughout the weekend as well.
Putnam County Wine & Food Fest's current sponsors and partners include: News 12 Westchester, Hudson Valley Wine Magazine, Great Restaurants of Fairfield, Westchester, and The Hudson Valley, Xfinity, Verizon, Chronogram Magazine, Buzz Creators PR & Marketing, The Valley Table, Golden Krust Bakery and Restaurant, Polar Beverage, Party Line Tent Rentals, Bank Street Owners of Bank Street Theater and Carmel Cinema, and Bull and Barrel Brew Pub.
An important part of the Putnam County Wine & Food Fest is giving back to the community. A portion of this year's proceeds will be going to support Hillside Food Outreach, a 501c3 not-for-profit, which exists to provide food to those in need throughout Westchester, Putnam Counties, and Western Connecticut. Founded by Executive Director Kathleen Purdy, it is their mission to deliver food to people who are, for whatever reason, unable to access local food pantries and to provide food bags for special needs diets, such as diabetes.
The Putnam County Wine & Food Fest is still accepting sponsorship, vendor and volunteer applications. More than 3,000 people attended last year's event, and the festival expects to keep growing with new products and offerings.
Additional events and activities will be added in the weeks leading up to the festival. Sign up for email alerts to get all the details as they are announced at http://www.putnamcountywinefest.com. For additional information about the event, and sponsorships, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com. For information on becoming a volunteer, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter (@winefoodfest) or like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/PutnamCountyWineFest), to stay in the loop on prize giveaways, vendor information, and all things wine and food related in the Hudson Valley.
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About The Putnam County Wine & Food Fest: The fest brings together a multi-cultural audience while highlighting regional vineyards, local craft brewery, farmers, and arts and crafts coupled with showcasing an international mix of music and food. The fest is accessible to all transportation modes. Customers can take Metro-North's Harlem Line to the Patterson Station to connect with free shuttle buses to and from the Wine Fest during the fest hours.
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