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Brotherhood, America’s Oldest Winery
Address: 100 Brotherhood Plaza Dr
Washingtonville, New York 10992
Business Website Address: http://www.brotherhood-winery.com/
Business Phone Number: (845) 496-3661
Business Description:

In 1810, a French Huguenot emigre named Jean Jaques purchased land in New York’s bucolic Hudson Valley and began planting grapes. By 1837, Mr. Jaques needed more land, so he purchased a plot in the quiet village of Washingtonville, NY, and planted another vineyard. By 1839, his first underground cellars were dug and Mr. Jaques fermented his first wine vintage. Those cellars, the oldest and largest in America, are still in use today at Brotherhood Winery.
The Jaques family made wine at the Washingtonville facility for almost 60 years, selling much of it to Jesse and Edward Emerson, two New York City wine merchants. The Emersons, Finger Lakes vinters themselves, understood the high quality of Mr. Jaques’ wine and used it to improve a blend of wine from an organization called The Brotherhood of New Life – an experiment in utopian communal living in the Hudson Valley. When the Emerson family took control of the Washingtonville winery, they renamed it Brotherhood, a name that it still proudly bears today.
The Emerson family operated Brotherhood until Prohibition. In 1921, Louis Farrell purchased the winery and its large stock of sacramental wine. He sold wine for religious ceremonies throughout Prohibition, which was finally repealed in 1933. It has been noted that the clergy population in the area grew substantially during this period.
Louis and his wife were the first to grasp the value of Brotherhood’s location, as the nearest winery to New York City. They began conducting tours of the winery, highlighting the now-enlarged underground cellars, the history of the facility and its picturesque site. In fact, the Farrell family initiated the very concept of wine tourism, hosting parties and events at the winery that drew hundreds of thousands of fans annually, and introduced the Brotherhood brand to generations of American drinkers.
A partnership of businessmen purchased the winery in 1987, including a prominent winemaker from Chile, Mr. Cesar Baeza. Baeza, internationally recognized as a master blender, wine educator and winery consultant, set about creating premium New York varietal wines and converting Brotherhood into a premier destination in NY State.
After a disastrous fire in 1999, Brotherhood’s fortunes suffered until 2005, when Mr. Baeza formed a new partnership with two winemaking families from Chile. The Castro and Chadwick families have deep roots in the famous winegrowing areas of the Maule Valley, near San Clemente, where they farm hundreds of acres of Vinifera grapes, along with other fruit.
The new Board of Directors has embarked on a massive restoration and renovation program at Brotherhood that includes equipment upgrades, vineyard acquisitions, the planting of new vines and a facility remodeling, highlighting the partners’ commitment to improving quality.

Hudson Valley Internet Radio
Address: Monroe NY 10950
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Business Website Address: http://davesairchecks.com/
Business Phone Number: (845) 662-1319
Contact Name: Dave Freeman
Radio Shows Producer
Business Description:

Hudson Valley Time Machine Internet Radio 24/7- includes vintage radio commercials, old time radio jingles, radio airchecks, rare songs, tv show themes, sports, etc. CDs can be purchased at my online store at davesairchecks.com. I would also like to hear from radio collectors who may have any old radio tapes, cds, etc. to buy, sell, or trade.

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LEGOLAND New York Resort
Address: 30 Matthew Street – Suite 201
Business Website Address: https://www.legoland.com/new-york/
Contact Name: Hayley Coriaty
Address: 107 Sarah Lane Middletown NY 10941
Business Website Address: Website
Business Phone Number: (845) 682-0022
Contact Name: DeShanda Carter
Business Description:

Carter’s DIVA GLAM Mobile Party is a family-owned business, based in Middletown, New York.  We are an independently owned business, not a franchise…we can offer you the best service at a fair price by doing things the right way…our way!  We know how important birthday parties are to parents…and to kids…that’s why we bring the ultimate party right to you. This Mobile Glamour Party is a 32 Foot Theater where your guests can Dance, Sing Karaoke, take a break in the massage chair and primp and pamper in the eight beauty stations!

The Armonia Band
Business Website Address: http://www.thearmoniaband.com/
Business Phone Number: 845-699-3169
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Contact Name: Tom Lovelace
Business Description:

The Armonia Band plays throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond. We are professionally trained dedicated musicians with stage and studio experience. Our original music is available on all major music sites and sells worldwide.  We offer Guitars, Bass, Keys, Drums, Male and Female Vocals. All gear and talent is on a professional level. If you are looking for a quality dependable band that plays originals as well as many favorite covers that you and your guest have known and loved throughout the years then give us a call.  Be it rock, classic rock, Motown, country, pop, funk and reggae the Armonia Band has you covered.



The Castle Fun Center
Address: 109 Brookside Ave Chester NY 10918
Business Website Address: http://www.TheCastleFunCenter.com
Business Phone Number: 845-469-2116 ext. 7000
Contact Name: Susan Berntsen
Event & Marketing Coordinator
The Jon Bates Band
Business Website Address: https://jonbates.com/
Business Phone Number: 800.689.8910
Contact Name: Jon Bates
Business Description:

One of the most awesome party bands you can imagine, THE JON BATES BAND features world-class vocalists and musicians who are notorious for playing a huge range of repertoire and always getting people dancing and having a great time!