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Brotherhood Winery

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Address: 100 Brotherhood Plaza Drive, P.O. Box 190, Washingtonville, NY 10992
Phone Number: 914-496-9101
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Wine tasting
Description: Oldest winery in America.

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We were looking for a nice, simple diversion. The tour was informative, not too long, not too short. After the history of the winery you meander through the cellar where the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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New Ulm, Minnesota
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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This was the best winery I been at. The place is beautiful and the wine is delicious. The people are friendly and really help with telling of the wines. Also the prices were great A must see if you are up around there. The tasting fee was reasonable.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

we had a group of 12 from Finland for a wedding and took them to the winery for the afternoon and lunch--went to eat and was intercepted at the door of a uncrowded place and were told we were too many people and had to have a special menu which all items were $30 each (for lunch) so we went... More 

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NEW YORK
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

There has been a secretary that works for them named Donna for some time now. Big huge frizzy curly haired lady with glasses is nasty and unprofessional. She frequents local businesses during the day running errands and is ALWAYS a very nasty person to all employees of any business she walks into. Its a small town and we all talk... More 

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NEW YORK
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The staff was GREAT.... The tour was wondering giving you a history lesson on how the winery was establish..... I wish the tour included to show you how they bottle the wine....The wine tasting very good.... For $10 was worth every penny, you even keep the pretty little glass....

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staten island ny
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Terrific place--wine tasting experience was inexpensive and quite varied. Their Riesling is wonderful.

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New Windsor, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The wine tasting with Mariah was great. She was informative and very helpful. We tasted 5 wines , but we were more interested in 2 other wines that were not presented. She gave us a taste of each and we settled on our purchase. Without that extra care - we may have left empty handed as we were not huge... More 

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Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Brotherhood claims to be the oldest winery in the nation. The tour is very informative and is nearly all done in their old historic aging cellars. Note that the temperature in the cellars is 55-65 degrees year around, so bring a jacket. Following the tour there was a tasting of your choice of either 5 dry or sweet wines. The... More 

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Newburgh, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Great wine, food and beautiful setting. Great location and place to walk around, taste the wine, which is excellent, than have a great meal and when done just walk around and visit the winery and grounds.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We had a fun tour of the cellars, plus a tasting and we purchased quite a few bottles of wine. The wine glasses are so pretty and can also be bought. We gave them out as gifts to our friends and children. Enjoy this very, very old winery and its interesting history..

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New Ulm, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We were looking for a nice, simple diversion. The tour was informative, not too long, not too short. After the history of the winery you meander through the cellar where the giant vats and barrels are. Then the tasting room. All in all, a pleasant hour or so. The restaurant is very good. We had prime rib and the duck.... More 

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