Upcoming Events at Benmarl Winery


Dinner With The Winemaker featuring the wines of Fjord Vineyards

December 12th 7pm

Back by popular demand. Themed around local ingredients (including our very own Benmarl Lamb..) This years menu will be focused around the artfully crafted wines from Fjord Vineyards. These wines are grown and hand crafted by our Winemaker Matthew Spaccarelli here in the Benmarl cellars.

$125 per person includes gratuity
$110 wine club members includes gratuity.
This event will sell out.

This menu is subject to change. Vegetarian options available upon request.
Local Cheeses and Charcuterie
Fjord Vineyards 2012 Blanc de Blanc

Shrimp and Corn Chowder
Fjord Vineyards 2014 Chardonnay

Raw Kale Salad with Breadcrumbs, Parmesan and Lemon Vinaigrette
Fjord Vineyards 2014 Sauvignon Blanc

House raised- Lamb Ravioli
Fjord Vineyards 2014 Ridge Road Cabernet Franc

Marlboro Apple Tatin
Fjord Vineyards 2014 Dry Riesling

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Wine Drinking and Wine Glass Holiday Painting

Sunday December 13th 2015 1 pm

This is the perfect way to spend the afternoon with your friends! Paint your own wine glasses, while drinking from one and create beautiful Holiday wine glasses you can bring home with you. $45 includes every needed to paint the wine glasses in this photo, plus two glasses of wine to drink while your doing it! Sign up here.

This event will sell out! Reserve your spot now!

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Wreath Fineries at the Wineries

November 21&22, December 5th&6th, December 12th&13th 2015

Jump into the holiday spirit and do your holiday shopping with Wreath Fineries at the Wineries, the Shawangunk Wine Trail’s memorable holiday event! This year the weekends are November 21 & 22, December 5 & 6 and 12 & 13. You pick the date. You pick a winery for your starting point. The event begins when you check-in at your starting winery where you’ll receive a souvenir wine glass, a grapevine wreath, and a Shawangunk Wine Trail ornament (couple’s ticket share wreath and ornament). Then you’ll travel along the Wine Trail, receiving a wine tasting and a beautiful ornament to decorate your wreath from each winery you visit. CLICK HERE to see more details and to purchase tickets.


Sip N Paint

Sunday December 20th 2015

Absolutely no artistic experience is necessary!! The class is designed for everyone at every skill level. Classes are about 2.5 hours with a break in the middle. 1 complimentary drink is provided by Benmarl Winery. Come early for woodfired pizza for purchase. Additional bottles and wine by glass available for purchase. $45 per person.

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Wine Club Members Only Pick Up Party Bonfire

Sunday December 20th 4-6pm

Join us for our Holiday Pick Up Party Bonfire. Cellar selection wines by the glass, hot mulled wine and delicious wood fired pizza will be available for purchase. Come pick up your wine club distribution, cozy on up to the bonfire and celebrate the Holidays with us. 25% off all case purchases. Please click here to give us a heads up that you will be joining us.


Benmarl’s Holiday Sale Event

December 19th & 20th 11-6 pm Saturday, 12-6 pm Sunday

Stock up for the Holidays! Two For One Tastings all day long, tours on the hour and 20 % off all case purchases (Wine Club Members receive 25% off all case purchases).


Local Cheeses, Chocolates and Wine Pairings for Valentines Day Weekend

February 13th & 14th 11-6 PM

Join us for Valentines Day in our banquet room all weekend long with wine, cheese and chocolate. One ticket includes a wine tasting (a total of five wines), paired with New York State Cheeses and Chocolates. This is a great way to start off a romantic weekend with your love OR your awesome friends.
$25 per PERSON.

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barrel tasting

Spring Barrel Tasting

Sat April 2nd (11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm) Sunday April 3rd (11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm)

It’s that time of year again for our Spring Barrel Tasting. Join our winemaker in the cellar for a rare and intimate look at the 2015 vintage. He will walk you through the intricacies of how we grow and craft our small batch wines as well as taste through the unbottled wines from the previous harvest. Club Members are able to purchase futures of these wines at 20% off . Space is limited. Sign up begins in January.

Photo by Clara Rice


7th Annual Woof N’ Wine

May 22nd 2016 11-6 pm

The public will have the opportunity to stroll with their dog(s) visiting and shopping at participating vendors, enjoying a stroll in the vineyard or wine tasting with their best friends. There will be a variety of gift baskets raffled off and it is a day of fun to support our shelter and rescue dogs!


Sheep Sheering Celebration

Monday May 30th 2016 12-6 pm

Bring your whole entire family to relax on our lawn, breath in the fresh air and warm up in the sun while drinking wine and listening to live music.  There will be live music, tours and sheep sheering demonstrations all day long! Food and wine tastings will be available for purchase.