Hours of Operation
April-December 20th: Open Saturday and Sunday 12-6
January-March: Closed


The Winery

ABOUT THE WINERY

Nestled in the beautiful BashaKill wetlands of New York State's verdant Catskill Mountains, BashaKill Vineyards is Sullivan County's first commercial farm winery. We opened our tasting room doors in December 2007, and since then we have continued to make our wines by hand, in small batches, in American and French Oak barrels in our wine cave carved into the hillside. We now produce 9 different wines varying from semi-sweet Germanic styles to dry, oak-aged robust reds. We produce two estate wines from organically grown grapes on premises: a sparkling rosé made from our Marquette grapes, called our Rambling Rose Rosé and, our naturally-sparkling estate Cayuga White grape wine called Estate White Tail, which we delicately infuse with organic lavender grown by hand on the nearby Winterton Farm.

We are fortunate enough to live in this great wetlands preserve, which inspires us to grow our grapes organically, to compost all of our grape pressings to give back to the earth, and to keep sheep as nature's lawn mowers. The BashaKill aqueduct offers uniquely mineral-rich water which lend themselves to creating excellent, full-body beers, including our Snowy Owl cream ale, made from 80% NY-raised barley from Ithaca's East Coast Malting Co., on tap all season. The marshlands provide an ideal micro-climate for our red and white grapes, blanketing them in insulating fog, which keeps them protected from the cold that would otherwise be fatal to these delicate varieties. More than 2,000 acres of this wildlife preserve are available for hikes, kayaking, fishing, and horse back riding, giving us an enclosed natural environment with fresh air and water all year round for growing the purest grapes.

We also ferment our own kombucha, now on tap all year long and made from organic sugar and 100% organic Formosa Oolong black tea.

GROWLERS

We now sell REFILLABLE wine AND beer growlers for this year!
$3 per wine growler, 750ml, $10 to fill with the wine on tap of your choice!
$2 per beer growler, 32 oz, $9 to fill with our craft beer!
$2 per beer growler, 32 oz, $9 to fill with our organic, non-alcoholic Kombucha!

COCKTAILS

Yes, that's right. We now serve handmade, delicious cocktails made with fresh ingredients and locally-distilled spirits from Prohibition Distillery in Roscoe, NY. Our crafted cocktails are:

  Georgia Peach Tea
  Brewed Iced Tea on the rocks, Local Vodka, Local Peaches, Organic Sugar

  The ADF (The All Day Fisherman)
  Local Gin, Muddled Cucumber, Fever-Tree craft Tonic Water, & Lime

  Sicilian Mojito
  Local Vodka, Blood Orange, Muddled Mint, Lime

FOOD

We are proud to have Blind Dog Catering call BashaKill Vineyards its home for the 2017 season! They are a small catering company focused on farm-to-table foods utilizing as many local foods as possible, wild foods like oyster mushrooms and the wily porcini, and handmade wares from around the world. Come taste amazing food cooked by a professional chef every Saturday & Sunday!

GENERAL INFORMATION

-Free WiFi
-HOURS: 12-6 Saturday & Sunday
-Music every Saturday & Sunday
-Seasonal hours: April 1-December 24
-Dog-friendly (with a leash!)
-Kid friendly (with a leash!)
-Ping Pong tables available, winery tours, wine sampling, and yoga every Saturday at 9:30am (contact lirifreedOHMyoga@gmail.com to sign up!)


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