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The annual event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday at the facility, located at 156 Highland Avenue near the Ulster County community of Marlboro. Phone: (845) 236-4265.
Tickets, priced at $20 per person, are available online. Admission includes a souvenir wine glass, a wine tasting, tours, and live music, topped off by a "fire show" from Cory White, flame master, at sunset on Saturday. And, a magician will be roaming the grounds from noon to 5 p.m. each day.
Benmarl, a 37-acre site overlooking the Hudson Valley, lays claim to being the oldest vineyard in America. It also holds New York Farm Winery License No.1. Victor Spaccarelli Jr. is the proprietor, Matthew Spaccarelli the winemaker and general manager.