Attendees will have an array of presentations to choose from at this year's Pride of New York Harvest:
The New York Wine & Grape Foundation will offer seminars on "Wine and Chocolate," "Wine and Cheese" and "Riesling Heaven."
Fred Matt, president and chief operating officer, of F.X. Matt Brewing Co., maker of Saranac beers and soft drinks, will offer a seminar on craft beer and discuss his family's brewing philosophy.
David Katleski, founder and president of Empire Brewing Co., and Tim Butler, master brewer at Empire Brewing Co., will offer a seminar about pairing beer with chocolate.
Chef Anand "A.J." Jayapal, executive chef at Panza's on the Green at the Normanside Country Club in Delmar, N.Y., will offer a cooking demonstration.
The event runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Nov. 6 and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday Nov. 7 at the New York State Fairgrounds. $20 advance sale tickets are available through ticketmaster.com (Ticketmaster fees apply). Admission tickets are $25 at the door and include complimentary samples and one seminar, based on availability.
For more information about the Pride of New York Harvest Fest, visit prideofnyharvestfest.com or facebook.com/harvestfestny.