Posts Tagged“hudson-chatham winery”

Harvest Update: At Hudson-Chatham Winery, Tough 2011 Slows Growth

By Lenn Thompson, Executive Editor 2011 was supposed to be a big harvest at Hudson-Chatham Winery where, according to owner Carlo DeVito, the plan was to harvest 20% more fruit than last year. Mother Nature — largely in the form of Hurricane Irene — had other plans. "We probably just held serve, so we may experience some small growth because we still have some older wines, but we'll see a hiccup no doubt about it," Carlo told me. The winery grows more four acres of vines itself, but depends on other growers — in the Hudson River Region and elsewhere…

Quick Q&A with Carlo DeVito, Owner, Hudson-Chatham Winery

For this week's Q&A, we pose our questions to Carlo DeVito, an author, publishing professional, blogger and yes, winery owner. He, with his wife Dominique, owns Hudson-Chatham Winery in Ghent, NY, one of the Hudson Valley's newest wineries. What (and where) was the first bottle of wine you remember drinking? I have been trying and tasting and drinking wine since I was a kid. It was always at our family table. Italian. French. Californian. I've tasted some wonderful California cult wines and First Growth Bordeaux. But I do remember my first bottle of New York State wine, which I bought…

WTN: Hudson-Chatham Winery 2006 Seyval Blanc (New York)

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Today I’d like to introduce you to a winery that you probably aren’t familiar with, Hudson-Chatham Winery in town of Ghent New York’s Hudson River Valley. It’s one of the region’s newest producers and one that I know that I find personally inspiring . Why? Well, Nena and I talk all the time about moving to upstate New York, buying and old farm house, renovating it and making a home for our family there. Carlo and Dominique DeVito, owners of Hudson-Chatham Winery have just that…and they’ve planted a small vineyard to boot. The grapes aren’t quite ready for winemaking, but…