About Dominique DeVito

Dominique DeVito is an owner of the Hudson-Chatham Winery in Ghent, NY. She was in magazine and book publishing in NYC, and has continued to write and edit. She had a regular column in the Register Star, and is delighted to be a regular contributor to Main Street Magazine. Dominique and her family are enchanted with Columbia County and all that the area has to offer, and her home and winery tasting room are full of books!

Beau Nouveau

It’s that time of year – the Beaujolais Nouveau is here! While this annual release is no longer the novelty it once was, it’s still cause for celebration, and this year’s vintage is tres, tres bon (very, very good). Being in the biz, I got a […]
By |2023-11-30T08:48:18-05:00November 16th, 2023|Wine of the Week|

Where Beauty and Family Come “Full Circle”

’Tis the season to decorate, and if you love wreaths (and don’t we all?), then you’ll love the Hudson Valley Wreath Company and its super-talented and dynamic creator, Evelyne Kopp. 

Evelyne launched the Hudson Valley Wreath Company in 2021, and in its first year the company was named a Hudson Valley “Best of” in the […]

By |2023-10-25T20:41:17-04:00October 28th, 2023|Featured Article|

Killer Red from Tousey Winery

It’s looking like a beautiful Halloween weekend, and what’s more appropriate for that than the Killer Red from Tousey Winery? Enjoy it and their other great wines handcrafted with love and care at their place in Germantown this weekend. In fact, if it’s not sold out, try to get tickets to their annual “Hallowine” party […]

By |2023-10-24T18:44:36-04:00October 24th, 2023|Wine of the Week|

Four Virtues Bourbon Barrel Zinfandel

More rain this weekend? And it’s dark around 6:30? Seems like perfect conditions for a hearty beef stew, with lots of potatoes and carrots. Dee-lish! A wine to go with it? Snuggle up to Four Virtues Bourbon Barrel Zinfandel. The back label explains what’s behind the name: “A renowned wine writer said the best wines […]

By |2023-11-01T10:05:42-04:00October 19th, 2023|Wine of the Week|

Carpineto Dogajolo Tuscan Blend

Who doesn’t love a landscape of autumn leaves in shades of deep red, yellow, and brown? It’s an awe-inspiring site and, like seeing a rainbow, never loses its magic and magnificence. When I first saw the label for this choice of my wine of the week, I had that same feeling of excitement. A beautiful […]

By |2023-10-25T12:02:22-04:00October 10th, 2023|Wine of the Week|

Ruffino Pinot Grigio and Mondavi Merlot

Sometimes you just need something simple and straightforward that needs no second-guessing. For me that’s a dependable Pinot Grigio and a classic Merlot. My picks? Ruffino for the Pinot Grigio and Mondavi for the Merlot. These producers have been at it for years and know what they’re doing. You just can’t go wrong with their […]

By |2023-10-11T19:58:31-04:00October 6th, 2023|Wine of the Week|
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