Wine and Spirits Sampling, Food, & Fun at our New York State Festivals

Empire State Wine Events

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Capital Wine Festival

This event is held twice a year in Albany. The 2022 Holiday Festival is November 26, and the 2023 Spring Festival is April 22.

Syracuse Wine Festival

This event is held once a year in Spring in Syracuse. The 2023 date is April 8.

Poughkeepsie Wine Festival

This event is held once a year in Fall in Poughkeepsie. The 2022 date is November 19.

Want to Purchase Tickets?

Great!  We will sell $10 tickets for designated drivers at the door and there is not a limit to this ticket type. All attendees must be age 21 or up and will be proofed at the door. See show websites for details about Festival Food and other activities! 

Tickets for Spring 2023 Events will go on Sale about 60 Days in Advance! Check back Here to Order Tickets through Eventbrite.

Want to be a Vendor at an event?

We look forward to partnering with New York Wineries and Distilleries, as well as Specialty Food producers from New York, New England, or beyond. We will also have a few non-juried sellers of Marketplace items that Festival Patrons would enjoy. APPLY Now to a 2023 Spring Festival. If you have any questions, email us at info@empirestatewineevents.com. We look forward to working with you!

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Ticket Price Includes Wine, Spirits, & Food Sampling

Sample wines from near and far. At the Empire State Wine Festivals you’ll sample wines from across New York state’s fantastic wine regions. If you like a particular wine you can purchase a bottle of it and take it home with you.

And Everyone Gets a Wine Glass they Can Take Home with them!


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