This Sunday I spent the afternoon with a few good friends exploring the 2014 Altamont Apple & Wine Festival. For anyone who lives in the Capital District of NY, this is a really fun early fall weekend activity. It almost felt like the official “Welcome Fall” celebration!
The weather in update NY was really amazing, it was a perfect day for jeans and a sweatshirt…which is pretty much my weekend uniform. I had such a good time with my friends Melissa, Amelia and Amanda (& Adam!). I met Melissa and Amanda in grad school and am so grateful that we became such good friends. We explored the craft tent before hitting up the best part, the WINE barn!
After having our fair-share of wine, we made our way back out to the cattle barn and sampled different cheeses and olive oils. I picked up some basil and garlic chèvre….I am so excited to try a few new recipes with it! After having a sample I knew I needed to take some home or I would regret it. I also snagged a butternut squash (my favorite!) and a few mini pumpkins to decorate.
It was a really fantastic Sunday! Any local friends ever been before? I love doing things like this.