1. Washintonville, 2. Pine Island

The Brotherhood Winery- Brotherhood, America's Oldest Winery is located in Washingtonville, New York.  In

1810, a French Huguenot émigré named Jean Jacques purchased land in New York’s bucolic Hudson Valley and began planting grapes. By 1837, Mr. Jacques needed more land, so he purchased a plot in the quiet village of Washingtonville, NY, and planted another vineyard. By 1839, his first underground cellars were dug and Mr. Jacques fermented his first wine vintage. Those cellars, the oldest and largest in America, are still in use today at Brotherhood Winery.

Pine Island, NY- Located in southeastern New York State's

Orange County in the Town of Warwick, the hamlet of Pine Island is rich in a heritage rooted in "black dirt" agriculture. The black dirt region, originally called "the drowned lands", consists of the remains of a great sh
allow lake, which formed as the last glaciers were melting away 12,000 years ago. One half the onions grown in New York State come from our 5500 acres of farmland.  The main type of onion grown is the yellow globe, which is a premium cooking onion. Other crops grown in the black dirt area include lettuce, radishes, cabbage, carrots, corn, pumpkin, squash, as well as sod farms.