Keuka Winter, watercolor by Bonnie Barney
Recent visitors to Hunt Country Vineyards have been treated to an enlivened tasting room and gift shop, thanks to our new Assistant Manager, Bonnie Barney.
The shop is a trove of unique and affordable gift items, colorfully and artistically displayed.
For many years, Bonnie
taught elementary school in Bath, NY and later trained teachers.
retired, anticipating a lot of free time for her
passion, watercolor painting (see her
lovely Ice Vines at right), then found herself a happy but overloaded volunteer.
Bonnie serves on the boards of the Yates County Arts Center, the Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival and the Finger Lakes Boating Museum.
great organizational skills, artistic eye and facility with computers made her
the perfect choice for these organizations' newsletters, brochures and press releases, among other things.
Now that she is working at Hunt Country she has less time for volunteer activities, but she still finds time for her beloved painting, birding, bridge, gardening, hiking, travel and wine tasting.
has painted on four continents, but has found that everyone wants pictures of Keuka Lake!
husband, Dick live on Keuka Lake.
has three children, three grandchildren and two "fuzz children" (Rudy, a miniature poodle, and Kramer the cat).
really enjoys her
confided, "It's like Christmas shopping for the world!"
This terrific holiday gift for your favorite wine and dog lover is available by emailing us at gifts@HuntWines.com or by calling Bonnie
or John at 800.946.3289.
You can call us at 800.946.3289 (ask for John, Jim or Bonnie) or place wine orders to "Yes" states on-line!