Spring Wine Dinner and Cocktail Reception

Experience the culinary bounty of springtime in the Hudson Valley along with exclusive wines from around the world.

A fundraising event for Premier Cares Foundation, Inc.

Event Information

Friday, May 06, 2022 from 6:00pm - 10:00pm

This event will combine the culinary bounty of springtime in the Hudson Valley with exclusive wines from around the world.  Guests will enjoy a lively cocktail hour in a gorgeous gallery space, smooth jazz entertainment, a silent auction, five-course dinner, and wines will be presented by a master sommelier from the Culinary Institute of America. 

The location will be the beautiful and sophisticated 1915 Wine Cellar at 40 Cannon Street in Poughkeepsie, NY.


1915 Wine Cellar is an upscale wine bar and restaurant serving fine wines, beer, cider and offering carefully curated menus using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible.

Comprising husband-and-wife duo Russell and Elke Beck, along with their son, Kai, the Becks are the driving force behind 1915 Wine Cellar.  1915 distinguishes itself as being influenced by European palates. True to their roots, the Becks pull their inspiration from personal experiences living in Europe.

After traveling Europe extensively and speaking with a number of wine producers and industry insiders about their passion for the craft, the Becks brought that spark back to Dutchess County. Playing upon the heady wine culture that thrives within the Hudson Valley, the family carves a niche for itself by serving a highly curated selection of European vintages inside a modern, industrial space. They forgo the notion of a typical bar, instead opting to merge it with a living room setting that lures guests with a crackling fireplace and plush seats.  Learn more...


Timothy Buzinski

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Tim holds an Advanced Certificate, Court of Master Sommeliers. He is also the Owner-Operator of Artisan Wine Shop in Beacon, NY. In addition, you can read his column in The Valley Table Magazine where he muses about all things wine as a Drink Columnist.  

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