10 Best Places to Visit in New York


8. Brotherhood Winery

Established in 1839, the Brotherhood Winery is the oldest winery still operating in the United States today. Located in Washingtonville, New York, it offers visitors more than just a tickle to their taste buds. They provide in-depth tours through their hand-excavated cellars, and each tour ends with a complete overview of the wine-making process. If you love a tale of mystery and folklore, you’ll appreciate the tour guide’s entertaining stories as you walk through their vaults that house over 200 barrels of vintage wines. When it first opened, the Brotherhood Winery was known for its 19th century-based formulas. Today, it’s famous for its specialty wines featuring flavors such as ginseng, strawberry and wildflower honey to name a few. After you’ve learned of the wine’s history and how it’s made, you’ll get to end the day with a tantalizing tasting in their modern showroom.