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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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Podcasts That Will Leave You Thirsty for More

Finding an excellent, informative podcast is more difficult than ever. The problem isn’t meager offerings, it’s the sheer volume of voices vying for listeners’ attention.
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Don’t Call it a Comeback: Hudson Valley Winemakers Prove Hybrid Wines Have a Place in the Cellar and at the Table

A plethora of wines made from hybrid varieties are emerging from “under-the-radar” status to notable wines—and it’s happening in our backyard.
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Summer is Made for Tanked Wine

Great wine starts in the vineyard, but the vessel it’s fermented and aged in can also have an outsize effect on its final taste.
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Celebrating the Shawangunk Wine Trail with Chef Marc Murphy

Last summer, Hudson Valley Wine Magazine editors invited a small group of local farmers and artisan producers to join them and celebrity Chef and Chopped judge Marc Murphy and NYC Beverage Director David Lombardo for a farm-to-table meal featuring the  wines of the Shawangunk Wine Trail.
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Hudson Valley Cheese and Wine Pairings for Locavores

To pair wine with cheese in the Hudson Valley, locavores should embrace the concept of “what grows together, goes together".
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