It may be chilly out but why not warm your spirits and plan a winter excursion? With health and safety in mind, you can enjoy reserved indoor and outdoor seatings at many of the region’s wineries, distilleries, and cideries. Walk-ins are welcome at many places, too, so check individual websites or Facebook pages for the latest details. [Updated February 5, 2021]
Baldwin Vineyards, Pine Bush NY
Open Sat–Sun 12–5pm for seated indoor wine flights, and wine, sangria, and NYS craft beer by the glass or bottle. First come, first served. Free shipping in NYS on any case purchase. Call 845-744-2226 for curbside pickup.
Benmarl Winery, Marlboro NY
Limited table service by reservation only, Fri–Sun 11am–6pm. Reserve online.
Brotherhood America’s Oldest Winery, Washingtonville NY
Open for wine tastings and sales, Fri–Sun 11am–5pm without reservation, groups of 4 per table. Curbside pickup Wed–Sun 11am–5pm. No cellar tours at this time, but guests are welcome to stroll the grounds.
Clearview Vineyard, Warwick NY
Closed for the season until April. Curbside pickup still available Fri–Sun 12–5pm. Call to order: 845-651-2838
Glorie Farm Winery, Marlboro NY
Closed for the season until April. Visit the website to order online and for select pickup dates throughout the winter.
Magnanini Winery, Wallkill NY
Open Wed–Thurs 12–5pm, and Sat–Sun 11am-5pm. “Pasta Night” with live music on Fri 3–9pm. Curbside pickup for bottles and cases, Wed-Sun 12-5pm. Call for wine and food to-go: 845-895-2767.
Milea Estate Vineyards, Staatsburgh NY
Retail store open Wed–Sat, 11am–5pm for pickup. Free delivery is available.
Nostrano Vineyards, Milton NY
Reserve online for outdoor firepit seating, private heated igloo, or a table in the tasting room.
Palaia Winery & Meadery, Highland Mills NY
Closed for the season until April 9. Delivery within 15 mile radius of the winery. Shipping available to more than 30 states.
Robibero Winery, New Paltz NY
Open for wine tastings, Fri–Mon 11am–6pm. Free shipping in NYS on orders of six or more bottles.
Stoutridge Vineyard, Marlboro NY
Open Thurs–Sun for tastings and sales for walk-ins and by reservation. Call 845-236-7620 for curbside pickup.
Warwick Valley Winery & Distillery, Warwick NY
Open every day from 11am–6pm for tastings, bottles and growlers. Outdoor seating and dining available. Café open Thurs–Sun 11am–5pm.
Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery, Gardiner NY
Open Sat–Sun 11:30am–4:30pm offering wine by the glass for walk-ins, and wine flights by appointment. Call 845-255-4613 for curbside pickup. Discounted $10 flat shipping in NYS.
Distilleries & Meaderies
Harvest Spirits, Valatie NY
Open 12–5pm daily. Shipping available within NYS.
Helderberg Meadworks, Esperance NY
Open for pickup Thurs–Fri 5–9pm, Sat 12–9pm, and Sunday 12–5pm. Free local delivery when applicable. Meadworks.square.site
Hillrock Estate Distillery, Ancram NY
Visit the website for curated tours and tastings. Order online for shipping within NYS only.
Orange County Distillery, New Hampton, NY
Brown Barn Farms will re-open Fri, February 12th. Order online for pickup, Friday 3–7pm and Saturday 12–4pm.
Taconic Distillery, Stanfordville NY
Open Sat 12–6pm, first come, first serve. Order online for shipping within NYS only (2 bottle minimum).
Angry Orchard, Walden NY
Open for outdoor seating by reservation only, Thurs–Sun 11am–6pm. Cider and limited merch to-go, Thurs–Sun 11am–6pm. Place curbside orders online.
Awestruck, Sydney NY
Open for cider, drinks and food to-go, Thurs–Sat 3–10pm and Sun 11am–5pm.
Bad Seed Cider, Highland NY
Open Sat 12–7pm, and Sun 12–6pm, no reservations necessary.
Nine Pin Cider, Albany NY
Reserve a private wood campfire and cider tasting outside the tasting room, Thurs–Sun. Two hour time slots for groups up to 6 people. Sourdough pizzas and s’more kits available. Reserve online.
Orchard Hill Cider Mill, New Hampton NY
Open for cider, cocktails, wine, beer and a light menu, Fri 12–9pm; Sat 11am–9pm; and Sun 11am–6pm.