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Demarest Hill Winery

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Perception is reality

We visit places like Demarist to, hopefully, meet owners and discover why they're doing what they... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Warwick, New York
Don’t expect a typical wine tasting

We found the owner charming but I could see how some of the other reviewers could be put off by the... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Portland, Maine
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Customer service is almost as bad as the wine. Nothing redeemable about this place , should be removed from not only the wine trail, but from making wine period. The Elder man pouring the wine is rude, load, and unprofessional. The rest of the staff...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tony S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The view is spectacular and there are tables outside if you want to bring a snack. The owner is a sweet old man who loves making wine. I read some of these reviews and AM SHOCKED to be honest. The owner has a passion for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I rarely ever give a rating of 1 but this was the worst wine tasting I have ever been to. There was no one in the parking lot on a Friday afternoon but we decided to go in anyway and do a tasting. The owner...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lovetotravel560
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I've been to a bunch of tastings at many wineries. The wine has ranged from excellent to merely good. The service has ranged from extremely friendly and knowledgeable to merely nice. I'm not a wine snob by any means, and my standards for service aren't...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This winery has such a wide variety of wines to taste. My friend and I visited last week with our Shawangunk Wine Trail passports, and I bought three bottles of wine! He also sells a very tasty balsamic vinegar, and many different flavors of grappa....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

We visit places like Demarist to, hopefully, meet owners and discover why they're doing what they do. If you're looking for fine wines and a Tuscany tourist experience you'll likely be disappointed. If you enjoy meeting people and sharing their joy, you'll have a great...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We found the owner charming but I could see how some of the other reviewers could be put off by the experience. This is not the place to go for wine aficionados but it was interesting. The wines aren’t the best we have tasted but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dbrassard2016
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We threw $10 out the window and poured the tastings in the pitcher. I wouldn't even cook with that stuff!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank NewJoisey
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This place is awful. Absolutely disgusting. We are not wine snobs... but this guy is on drugs. The wine smelled like vinegar. The absolutely tasted like it was open a year ago and left in the sun. Undrinkable. He would pour it so sloppy... he...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank TheRattla
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Lovely older couple runs a small old fashioned winery. He works it all himself. His wife is his helper and they are wonderful to talk to. They are not your common type of hosts. If you are looking for the typical experience this is not...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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