All of our 2014 events are listed below in chronological order:

The letter Valentine's Tasting
When: Friday & Saturday, February 14th and 15th
What: This is a special tasting of our North River Champagne paired with local Lagusta's Luscious truffels!
Price: $10.
• No Reservations necessary!
• Questions? Call (845) 255-4613 for further information.


The letter A Taste of Spring
When: Saturday, March 22nd, 12-5 PM
What: A careful pairing of five of our wines with Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs with Yoghurt Sauce. The tasting will take advantage of the great wine pairing potential of lamb to work well with both red and white wines.
Price: $15. This is an informal tasting event with tapas-sized portions at our wine bar.
• No Reservations necessary!
• Questions? Call (845) 255-4613 for further information.


The letter Pasta Primo Vino
When: Saturday & Sunday, April 12 & 13th. Available 10AM to 6PM.
What: Taste wines and a dizzying variety of pasta dishes at each of the 14 wineries on the Shawangunk Wine Trail. Go to www.gunkswine.com for details and to order tickets.
Price: See gunkswine.com. Use our code, PPVwhitecliff, for a 10% discount on your tickets.
Questions? For further information call the Shawangunk Wine Trail at 845-256-8456.


The letter Dip and Sip
     A Tasting Event of Hudson Valley Bread and Wine with Olive Oil
When: Saturday & Sunday, April 26nd & 27rd 12-5 PM
What: A sampling of great wines and artisanal breads, with olive oils for dipping from New Paltz's Scarborough Fare.
    Featured breads will be from several of the region's artisanal bakers. Last year's were from Bread Alone, Twisted Foods, and Cafe Le Perche.
    Scarborough Fare is an olive oil tasting bar and fine olive oil and gourmet food shop that is one of a kind for this area. Owner Corey Wirthmann will participate in the Whitecliff event, providing tastes and educational information on a variety of oils.
Price: Wine and bread tastings will start at $12.
• Reservations are NOT required.
• Questions? Call (845) 255-4613 for further information.


The letter A Match Made In Heaven!
     Artisanal Hudson Valley Cheese & Wine Tasting
When: Saturday & Sunday, May 10th & 11th 12-5 PM
What: What’s going on in the world of cheesemaking in the Hudson Valley? Explore the answer to that question this weekend at Whitecliff in A Match Made in Heaven.
    While the tradition of enjoying wine and cheese together is such a classic that it may have gotten lost in years of grabbing box wine to pair with Kraft cubes, the Whitecliff tasting will look at just how good it can be when you sample unique artisanal wine and cheeses together.
    Cheeses will be chosen for sampling specifically to present a broad experience of what’s being made in the Valley today, from hard to soft, from goat, cow and sheep’s milk, to a variety of farm locations including Ulster and Dutchess Counties, up to Columbia and Delaware. You will be able to choose from a broad variety of cheeses, sample and select favorites, explore our recommended wine and cheese pairings with Whitecliff’s great wines, and come up with your own favorite combinations.
Price: Wine and cheese tastings will start at $15.
• Reservations are NOT required.
• Questions? Call (845) 255-4613 for further information.


The letter Around the World in 60 Miles
When: Saturday and Sunday, June 14 & 15. Available 10AM to 6PM.
What: Enjoy food tastings from different countries paired with wines at each of the 14 wineries on the Shawanjunk Wine Trail. Go to www.gunkswine.com for details and to order tickets.
• Order tickets at www.gunkswine.com
• Questions? For further information call the Shawangunk Wine Trail at 845-256-8456.


The letter Dip and Sip
     A Tasting Event of Hudson Valley Bread and Wine with Olive Oil
When: Saturday & Sunday, June 21nd & 22rd 12-5 PM
What: A sampling of great wines and artisanal breads, with olive oils for dipping from New Paltz's Scarborough Fare.
    Featured breads will be from several of the region's artisanal bakers. Last year's were from Bread Alone, Twisted Foods, and Cafe Le Perche.
    Scarborough Fare is an olive oil tasting bar and fine olive oil and gourmet food shop that is one of a kind for this area. Owner Corey Wirthmann will participate in the Whitecliff event, providing tastes and educational information on a variety of oils.
Price: Wine and bread tastings will start at $12.
• Reservations are NOT required.
• Questions? Call (845) 255-4613 for further information.


The letter Vertical Tasting and 15th Birthday Sale
When: Saturday, July 5th. 11:30AM to 5:30PM.
What: We will dig into our wine library to offer side by side tastings of different vintages of the same wines--it's an opportunity to see how our wines develop, if you give them time!
Price: $15
Questions? Call (845) 255-4613 for further information.


The letter Vounty of the Hudson
When: Saturday & Sunday, July 26th & 27th
What: Wineries from all over the Hudson Valley gather each year at a different host winery at this tented event with restaurants and music. Go to www.gunkswine.com for details and to order tickets.
• Questions? For further information call the Shawangunk Wine Trail at 845-256-8456.


The letter Another Match Made In Heaven!
     Artisanal Hudson Valley Cheese & Wine Tasting
When: Saturday & Sunday, September 20st & 21nd 12-5 PM
What: What’s going on in the world of cheesemaking in the Hudson Valley? Explore the answer to that question this weekend at Whitecliff in A Match Made in Heaven.
    While the tradition of enjoying wine and cheese together is such a classic that it may have gotten lost in years of grabbing box wine to pair with Kraft cubes, the Whitecliff tasting will look at just how good it can be when you sample unique artisanal wine and cheeses together.
    Cheeses have been chosen for sampling specifically to present a broad experience of what’s being made in the Valley today, from hard to soft, from goat, cow and sheep’s milk, to a variety of farm locations including Ulster and Dutchess Counties, up to Columbia and Delaware. You will be able to choose from a broad variety of cheeses, sample and select favorites, explore our recommended wine and cheese pairings with Whitecliff’s great wines, and come up with your own favorite combinations.
Price: Wine and cheese tastings will start at $15.
• Reservations are NOT required.
• Questions? Call (845) 255-4613 for further information.


The letter Winery Tours with the Owner
When: Sundays in October at 3pm. (10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26)
What: We don’t give tours often, but when we do, we do it right! Since our tours are guided by one of the owners, they are personal and full of interesting information about the ins and outs of establishing a family winery. And with the winery full of fermenting grapes, you can try your hand at "punch down", helping to combine the fermenting juice and skins to extract color and flavor. Reservations are encouraged.
• Place reservations by calling us at (845) 255-4613.
• Questions? Call (845) 255-4613 for further information.


The letter Red Wine & Chocolate
When: Saturday & Sunday, November 8th & 9th 11:30-5:30
What: Indulge in two of life's pleasures at the same time! At this cozy November tasting event Whitecliff will be featuring a pairing of local truffles and an array of chocolates with our red wines.
Price: Tastings range from $10 to $15.
• No Reservations necessary!
• Questions? Call (845) 255-4613 for further information.


The letter Wreath Fineries at the Wineries
When: November 22nd & 23rd, December 6th, 7th, 13th, & 14th
What: Tour the Shawangunk Wine Trail for holiday shopping, tastes and snacks, as you collect ornaments for a grapevine wreath. Go to www.gunkswine.com for details and to order tickets.
• Questions? For further information call the Shawangunk Wine Trail at 845-256-8456.