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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 the Hudson Valley.
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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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Land, Locals, and Culture Connect Craft Beverage Makers to Orange County

There is a symbiotic relationship between business, community, and the land in Orange County. We talked to four craft beverage makers about the magic of living and owning a business here.
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A Noble Heritage Grows Again at Milea Estate Vineyard

The Hudson Heritage Project will reintroduce wines made with grapes that almost no one else in the world is currently using.
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So You Want to Visit Long Island Wine Country?

If sampling wines from another New York region is on your bucket list this fall, pick up a copy of The Wines of Long Island and head to the East End.
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Creative Craft Beverages Abound in Orange County

Orange County is home to an abundance of producers who are raising the standards by creatively diversifying their product lines. Here are four to seek out.
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