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Hello this is Jamie and Marcus Guiliano. We are the owners of Aroma Thyme Bistro. Aroma Thyme, Farm To Table Bistro in Ellenville, NY. We love wine and the Hudson Valley is our backyard. Since 2003 we have been supporting and procuring the best wines in the Hudson Valley. As a result for our extreme love of wine we have entered the wine tour business. In the Hudson Valley we offer a very unique private wine tour option.
We offer a unique service in the Hudson Valley called Your Car ~ Our Driver. This is the best way to tour vineyards, distilleries and breweries for groups of two or more.
We send a professional, insured and background checked driver(s) to you. We use your own car rather than sending an expensive limo or Uber.
Whether it's a quick trip or an extended trip touring our local wineries, breweries & distillers we have you covered. Our drivers have the ability to deliver you and your group to any of your destinations safely and timely.
With our in-depth knowledge and many years of relationships we can send you to the very best wineries at the Valley asked offer. We can help you plan every step of the way including gourmet meals to a box lunch.
"Wine tours near me", you found us! We specialize in upstate NY wine tours from Warwick and north throughout Orange, Ulster, Dutchess & Columbia County.
It's very simple to start the process. Give us a call at (845) 272-2070 to tell us some basic info like where you are at, how many hours you want to spend out, do you want more than wine, are you looking for a winery that has entertainment...
We look forward to making your day in the Hudson Valley memorable.
Marcus, Jamie and Courtney
Some quick tips and facts:
The Hudson Valley offers a variety of amazing wineries. And we have lots of claim to fame, including the oldest winery in the United States.
What kind of wines can you expect?
While some wineries still make sweet wine. There is actually a very large variety of wine being made in the Hudson Valley. Everything from dry white wine two bigger and bolder red wines. And there's even several places making method champagne was sparkling wines.
How many wineries can you visit in one day?
This is totally up to you. Certain groups want to experience more of the wine and certain groups want to leisure and experience the winery and social scene as well. More and more wineries are providing entertainment and outdoor space to spend extended amount of time at.
Do the wineries serve food or allow us to bring our own?
This depends upon the winery. Certain wineries have strict policies of no outside food on premises and others allow you to pack a picnic lunch and enjoy your afternoon on their lawn while tasting their wine. We are more than happy to help you pick the appropriate winery for your food desires.
How much does it cost to taste wine at the winery?
Each winery is different. Some range from as well as five dollars for up to $12. Most wineries will issue you credit if you buy any bottles of wine to go.
What if my car isn't big enough
No problem. It's super easy to rent a larger vehicle from places like Enterprise. You will have the flexibility to rent 3rd row, mini vans and/or 12/15 passenger Ford Transit vans. Click >>>HERE<<< for more info.
The Hudson valley is one of the most historic wine regions in the United States. Brotherhood winery is the oldest winery in the country and Ben Marl is the oldest Vineyard in the country. There's close to 60 wineries that are nestled between the Catskill Mountains, Shawangunk Mountains, Dutchess County, Greene County, throughout the mid Hudson valley and down to Westchester. Are the wineries here make Award winning wines using native American, French American and European grape varieties. This region makes everything from dry crisp white wines, are semi sweet to sweet whites as well as all kinds of red wines. Some wineries won't even make great sparkling wines including traditional method style "Champagne".
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Join us to some of the best vineyards in the finger Lakes. My finger like chips are full weekend excursions where we take you to the very Best of vineyards that we know and trust. These chips are very limited and do sell out quickly. We would love to talk to you and answer any questions you may have about traveling to the finger Lakes with us. (845) 647-3000
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For those of you looking to tour wineries outside of the Hudson Valley we also offer full service boutique wine tours in Italy. These are VIP red carpet tours that explore very hard to find family owned wineries throughout the Italian countryside. We have personally been to every region from Sicily, to a Puglia, to Tuscany to Piedmont and the Veneto. We invite you to join us to our friends vineyards in Italy.