Rhinebeck, New York…..The annual Hudson Valley Wine and Food Festival, presented by and scheduled for September 7th and 8th at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, is pleased to announce its official schedule and event details.

The event will include microbreweries, wineries, gourmet food trucks, shopping, live entertainment, and children’s activities. Chef Vincent Tropepe will be filming an episode of his new reality series, “RAW”, during the course of the weekend, and the Fest also welcomes Certified Wine Specialist Debbie Gioquindo. All seminars are included as part of the ticket price.

Event Schedule for 2013 Demonstration Stage –

Building D Saturday

September 7

1pm – Hudson River Healthcare Nutritionist

2pm – Chef Vincent Tropepe

3pm -Debbie Gioquindo – Hudson Valley Wine Goddess

Sunday – September 8

12pm – Chef Marcus Giuliano – Aroma Thyme Bistro

1pm – Chef Peter X. Kelly – Xaviar’s Restaurants

2pm – Chef Vincent Tropepe 3pm – Debbie Gioquindo – Hudson Valley Wine Goddess Live MusicKyle Esposito & The Backburners – Music Stage Moondance DJs – Front Gate Reception Area There will be other musicians roaming the Fest throughout the weekend Colleen Cruikshank, Executive Director of the Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce, stated, “this event is an annual tradition that attracts people to our region from far and wide. We are delighted to host this exciting festival, which captures the spirit of the agri-tourism movement in Dutchess County, right here in Historic Rhinebeck”.

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