Enjoy the Perfect Pairing of Native Plants
and Local Wines

During this oenophile's weekend, join us for a flight of palate-pleasing wines from New York State vintners and beyond while experts on winemaking and food pairing invite you to join the conversation during presentations of their crafts. Enjoy a tour of the Native Plant Garden given by expert guides who will highlight the significance of the many plant species within. Bottles of featured wines available for purchase and live acoustic music by Milton round out a weekend fit for sommeliers and casual wine fans alike.

The Native Plant Garden is a gift of the Leon Levy Foundation.

Wine Tastings

11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Near the Native Plant Garden entrance
Sample more than 30 wines native to New York State and beyond near the beauty of the Native Plant and Azalea Gardens. Stephen Starr Events will also provide wine, beer, and snacks for purchase to help you enjoy your afternoon at the Garden.

Unwind and Unplug

11 a.m.–5 p.m.
At the Reflecting Pool
The bluegrass and folk tunes performed by Milton give energy to the weekend. Learn more.

Winemaking and Wine Pairing Workshops

11 a.m., 12, 1, 2, & 3 p.m.
In the Native Plant Garden Education Pavilion
Experts on winemaking and viticulture invite you to join the conversation during presentations of their crafts.

Roaming Guides

11 a.m.–5 p.m.
In the Native Plant Garden
Learn about the creation of the Native Plant Garden and its thousands of plants that are thriving in its many habitats and microclimates from Garden Guides stationed throughout the pathways. Enjoy a mosaic of native trees, wildflowers, ferns, and grasses designed to flourish in every season.

Azalea Garden Tours

12:30 & 2:30 p.m.
Meets across from the Native Plant Garden entrance
Join us for a guided tour of the 11-acre site that offers an encyclopedic collection of the world's azaleas planted along a broad hillside punctuated by rock outcrops and shaded by mature native trees.

The Azalea Garden is a project of Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Chilton, Jr.

Additional Programs Throughout the Garden

View the full list of programs and events happening at the Garden during the Spring Wine Festival in the Native Plant Garden.