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Why Winter is the Best Time To Visit Hudson Valley Tasting Rooms

Spring, summer and fall are prime time for visiting tasting rooms in the Hudson Valley, but winter is arguably the best time to go.
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BYOB in the HV

What is better than a locals-approved restaurant that allows you to bring your own bottle? Having a community-centric shop nearby that stocks your favorite Hudson Valley-made wines and ciders!
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Defining Moments in Hudson Valley Applejack

Prohibition may have dealt applejack a near death blow back in 1920 when the law went into effect, but apple brandy, commonly known as “applejack,” is once again making a name for itself as a popular American drink.
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The Best (Local) Way To Toast the Holidays

Cheers to the holidays! When it comes to celebratory sparklers, there are many delicious local wines, ciders, and spirits worthy of your holiday table.
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Ease Whatever Ails You

Fighting a cold with rest and over-the-counter meds is so 2009. These days, more of us are turning to alternative methods to prevent colds in the first place, and fight them when and if they arrive.
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Gifting Outside the Wine Bottle

Everyone always appreciates it if you show up to their holiday soirée with a bottle of nice wine, but sometimes thinking outside the wine bottle can provide an extra thrill.
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Celebrating the State of Cider

Finding authentic New York cider is a lot easier now, thanks to the State of Cider brand identity project initiated by the New York Cider Association. Celebrate the State of Cider and discover your new favorite local cider at Cider Week NYC.
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Wine for Newbies

If you’re new to wine, learning about it can be quite intimidating. Here are some pro tips to navigate trying or buying wine on your own.
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Elevating the Hudson Valley Wine Experience at Milea Estate Vineyard

With its new tasting room up and running, Milea Estate Vineyard is bringing new life to the region as a must-go destination in Dutchess County.
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Work and Progress at Fjord Vineyards

Founders Matt Spaccarelli and Casey Erdmann have been forging a path for Fjord since 2013 when they branched out from Benmarl Winery to focus on their passion—to craft world-class wines under their own label.
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Leesy, Cheesy Cider Matchups

Decadent washed-rind cheeses are a perfect match with the Hudson Valley’s diverse cider and apple spirits offerings.
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Highlands Self Storage for the Hudson Valley Wine Lover

Most people in the wine industry, as well as wine collectors, have a wine cellar. It’s important to keep wine in a quality-controlled atmosphere. But what happens if you don’t have the space?
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