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Brotherhood - America's Oldest Winery

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Address: 100 Brotherhood Plaza Dr, Washingtonville, NY 10992-2262
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+1 845-496-3661
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 17:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00

Oldest winery in America.

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Most interesting wine tour ever!

Learning wine history from the oldest winery in our country was so very interesting! Walking through underground tunnels (dug out by hand), learning how they survived during... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved going to this legendary Winery. The tour was really nice and in the end you end up in a really nice wine tasting room, were you savor 5 wines and you get to keep the glass as a souvenir. The store was great, all kinds of selections of reds, whites, sparkly and chocolates, cheeses. I will definitely go... More 

Thank tainok
Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Learning wine history from the oldest winery in our country was so very interesting! Walking through underground tunnels (dug out by hand), learning how they survived during prohibition, being in beautiful buildings, etc.. was quite a treat. We experienced our best wine tour guide ever while on this tour. We were very impressed by the way they handle the tour... More 

Thank ldinaschock
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I have gone to Brotherhood on several occasions. This review is from a Tour, Tasting and Buying ;) visit made in July and a second trip in December to their Wine store. The tour was great! The cellars are extensive and the guide we had gave an informative and interesting history of the Brotherhood Winery. After the tour we did... More 

Thank Bettine31
Highland Falls, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had a wonderful afternoon at Brotherhood winery today! We were fortunate to have Peggy as our tour/tasting guide and she was great! It was a rainy, cold day today but she made the trip worth it! She was very knowledgable and even provided us with ideas on what to pair our wines with. We would definitely make another visit... More 

Thank bkeulitt
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We visited the Brotherhood Winery on our recent Hudson Valley, NY trip. It was well worthwhile. We did the tour which includes wine tasting. The tour was short but excellent. They take you through the underground cellars which were excavated by hand. The guide was an older gentleman who was very knowledgeable - his interest in wine & enjoyment of... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

visited the winery again after 35 years. Went for the wine tasting & thoroughly enjoyed it. Atmosphere was nice & the hostess was very knowledgeable. Prices were reasonable. Bought a couple bottles to take home & they ship.

Thank jlw0lf
Highland Mills, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Joanne took us on a tour of the oldest running winery in the US. She did a wonderful job, with the history of the winery entwined with US history. Although we came up with quite a few questions, she had an answer to each. The wine tasting at the end was delightful! We plan to give a couple of gift... More 

Thank Mmmquigs
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I’m torn on this 3 star rating. I would give it a 3.5 if I could. First the positive, worm atmosphere, very inviting decor for a cosy night out with wife, husband or friends….NO KIDS!. The food was..O.K. at best and the floor show was very good and pulled this rating up to a 3.5. The parking lot is a... More 

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Montclair, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Brotherhood Winery hosted the event I attended there, and the lovely grounds, beautiful chateau and very accommodating staff made this even memorable. I am from Oregon originally and have not ventured around New York State except for visits to NYC and thoroughly enjoyed the surroundings and the area where Brotherhood Winery is located.

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Vernon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

My boyfriends parents took my boyfriend and I here for the day. We took the tour which was awesome. Cool old wine cellar. Then we tasted the wine. It was good. They have a restaurant on site but it looked expensive so we didn't eat. Enjoyed my visit here and would return.

Thank Brie V

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