Twilight Picnic at Hunt Country Vineyards

August 15, 2015 Branchport, New York


Time : 4:00 PM
Venue : Hunt Country Vineyards
Address : 4021 Italy Hill Road
State : New York
Zip : 14418
Phone : 315.595.2812
Contact Website :

Twilight Picnic in the Vineyards

Saturday, August 15, 2015
Hunt Country Vineyards
4021 Italy Hill Road, Branchport, NY 14418
Free activities for ticketholders start at 4:00pm
Picnic dinner at 6:30pm

Join the Hunt family for a picnic to remember among our beautiful vineyards at twilight.  Enjoy the amazing bounty of Finger Lakes-produced foods, prepared by Jane Russell of Around the Corner Catering, including great locally-raised meats and fresh organic veggies from Jonathan & Caroline Boutard Hunt’s Italy Hill Produce located right here on our farm.  Live music from Mulberry Soul.  Children 9 and under are FREE.

Tickets include a glass of Hunt Country wine of your choice (adults) or grape juice (< 21).  Relax and serve yourself food when you wish.  Additional wine will be available at a cash bar by-the-bottle and by-the-glass.

Free Activities for Ticketholders (4:00pm) 

Haywagon rides through the vineyards (4:00, 4:45, 5:30)

Field tours of Italy Hill Produce organic crops (4:30, 5:30)

Tour of wine production facilities (4:00, 4:45, 5:30)

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Hors d’Oeuvres & Outdoor Wine Bar (5:00pm)

Smoked Meats and Trio of New York Farmstead cheeses, including
goat cheese with Nordic Farms ginger marmelade

Medley of local vegetables, herb dip

Chicken Liver Mousse Pate, Pita triangles

Hunt Country wine by-the-glass and by-the-bottle
Hunt Country grape juice
Bottled craft beers and soft drinks available in our Locavore Room

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Picnic Menu (6:30pm) 

Grapewood Smoked Local Pork Roast
with choice of Hunter’s Red Barbecue, Cream Sherry or Asian Ginger sauces, homemade Kaiser rolls

Cornell Chicken Thighs

Italy Hill Produce Grilled Vegetables

Sweet Corn and Black Bean Salad

Smashed Salted New Red and White Potatoes, garlic, butter and parsley

Midsummer Leaf Lettuce with local blueberries, red onion, Sapsquatch maple balsamic vinaigrette

Warm Fudge and Alchemy Cake with berries and whipped cream

Keuka Lake Coffee Station

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Live Music

Mulberry Soul
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Hunt Country’s Tasting Room and Wine Shop will be open throughout the event.   A tent will be available for inclement weather.  FREE parking.  While we love dogs, we’re sorry we can’t welcome dogs to this event.  We recommend wearing sensible shoes.