Food & Drink

Celebrating Hudson Valley’s Food and Wine for a Good Cause

Gina Aurisicchio and Alixandra Albano get ready for the crowd. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Ruth Andreades gets some organic wraps from Donna Massaro of the Freight House Cafe. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Laura Aquina enjoys the pulled-pork sliders from Thyme Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
From left: Sue Musumeci, Amy Sayegh, Ann Ellsworth and Allison Winstanley Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Ann Ellsworth, executive director of the Women’s Resource Center, welcomes everyone to the event. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Music was provided by the Westchester/Putnam Youth Symphony, directed by Jacquelyn Stroffolino. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Janet Flemming samples some of the vino. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Linda Kuck with Johnathan Pratt of Peter Pratt’s Inn, have fun at the fundraiser. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Maria-Therese Jeffery and Regina Morini have a fine time sampling the wine. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
The attendees check out the gift baskets that were being raffled off. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
Michael Fersner, Najia Barclay and Dejanee Archibald, from the Culinary Institute of New York, Monroe College, enjoy the festivities. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall

The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center held its 19th annual Hudson Valley Food & Wine Experience earlier this month at Villa Barone Hilltop Manor in Mahopac. Attendees were able to taste the bounty of the Hudson Valley that featured elegant food preparations, desserts, wines, brews, and spirits. The annual event helps to support the agency's mission to put an end to domestic violence and sexual assaults.

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