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Q&A: Behind The Lanka Chronicles with Author Shiva Kumar

What do local wine and science fiction have in common? In our interview with Shiva Kumar, author of a new futuristic trilogy, we'll find out!
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Storing Wine Before Your Wedding

The whats and hows of alcohol being served at a wedding, and in different weather conditions, can be tricky. Let’s dive in!
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Six New York Cab Francs to Liven up Your Festive Gatherings

Are you looking for the perfect wine to serve at your holiday party? You might want to consider the versatile and food-friendly Cabernet Franc.
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How To Celebrate Cider Week in the Hudson Valley

It’s time to toast local cider across the Empire State! Cider Week New York kicks off on October 6th and continues through October 15th. Check out these events in the
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Orange County Makes it Easy (and More Rewarding) to Explore its Craft Beverage Scene

Orange County's Trail Pass makes navigating around the county easier —and lets you earn points for great prizes when you visit member tasting rooms. Sign up to reap the rewards.
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Orange County’s Night Life is Hopping at These Craft Beverage Spots

If you’re thirsty for local libations with a side of night life, Orange County's craft beverage scene is the place to be for after-hours entertainment. Here's where.
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Take to the Sky for a Spirited Flight 

Imbibers have another reason to raise a glass—Independent Helicopters' new scenic “High Spirits Tours” land right on the grounds of some local distilleries.
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Celebrate Cider Week New York at Taprooms in the Hudson Valley

Cider Week New York kicks off May 5th with cideries, taprooms and restaurants across the state pouring, tasting, and enjoying cider. Here's how to make the most of it around
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Holiday Sips and Sights Along the Shawangunk Wine Trail

Just 60 miles north of New York City, the Shawangunk Wine Trail rolls out the red carpet for the holidays. Plan a route and get your bliss on this season!
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‘Tis the Season for Celebration at City Winery Hudson Valley

For a gift that will truly impress, City Winery offers a delightful array of hand-picked options for the discerning gift-giver.
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Mulling Spices Put the Zing in Holiday Gatherings

As the nights get longer and holiday party planning begins, let the long-standing legacy of infusing drinks with mulling spices be a part of the celebration.
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Win a Prize for Drinking Craft Beverages? We’re In!

Download the new Orange County Tourism "Taste the Craft" Beverage Trail app and get a Passport to start sippin' in OCNY!
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