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Brotherhood Winery

100 Brotherhood Plaza Drive, P.O. Box 190, Washingtonville, NY 10992
914-496-9101
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76%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Owner description: Oldest winery in America.
Attraction details
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Oldest winery in America.
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Hilliard
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I was here for my Cousin's wedding and it was beautiful! The wine was great and I'm kicking myself for not doing a tour. Their pictures were amazing they were even allowed in the cellar with the big barrels for truely unique photos.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The experience was really nice as this was my very first time at a winery , and it so happens to be America's oldest winery at that.The bottle wines was very reasonable as we brought several bottles back, and the taste was not bad at all would definitely recommend as a place to visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Well I gueess the expereince was great. Me and my wife headed to the winery on a Sunday and had a decent time. I did meet one stock clerk who was the only nice, person with manners as he carried my box to the car and he was so cute and friendly for a teenfager. He was ugly as a... More 

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Highand Mills
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

liked the tour of the winery and history. prices was reasonable. they have nice gift shop and dining on site

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Concord, New Hampshire
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

It was VERY busy the day we went, and we didn't actually get to take the tour, but we did a tasting. The somalier was excellent, and we enjoyed the tasting.

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Niskayuna, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The oldest winery in America - a step back in history. Not to mention their wine is simply amazing! Loved the tour and the wine tasting. Their customer service was excellent at both the tasting and their Cafe. The food at the cafe was incredibly high quality and delicious

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Wichita, Kansas
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224 reviews 224 reviews
111 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

No, you are not getting fine wines, but you do get good wines at a reasonable price. Some, like the Holiday, the Sangria and the May wines, are just fun things to drink at a picnic or a Christmas party. Since they were bought by a Chilean owner they now stock quite a few wines from Chile. Some of them... More 

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Latrobe,Pa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Our tour guide was full of knowledge and gave us great stories and recipes. She took pride in her job and it showed!

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Norwich UK
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312 reviews 312 reviews
84 attraction reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

a wine trip to New York state ought to include a visit here as a kind of pilgrimage as they have genuine claims to have been the first, but clearly it has morphed primarily into a tourist attraction; and doubtless in response to the "historical" legacy they have promoted. But they do make wines and some of it from their... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We came at the end of the day and did not do the tour. Tasting only. Had only a few people in line in front of us and waited for a bit of time before spots at the tasting bars were open. Believe the person that did our tasting must have been quite new and unfamiliar with the wines. What... More 

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