View of instructor pointing out the art of pruning to a group of people, at Millbrook Vineyard & Winery

Beyond the Bottle

It’s not just carefully cultivated grapes, grains, berries, apples, and other fruits that lend flavor and variety to the craft beverages produced in the amazing Hudson Valley...
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Toasting a Decade of Craft Innovations

Remember when going out to grab a drink meant a mass-market beverage trucked in from afar? So 2008. These days, it’s all about #drinkinglocal, and bars and restaurants not just carry, but feature, New York-made wine, beer, cider, and spirits.
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Assorted bottles of fruit wine from Brookview Station Winery

A Decade of Change

If you’ve ever driven extensively around the Hudson Valley, chances are you hit a GPS dead zone en route to your destination, only to find yourself delighted to be wherever you ended up.
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Man pouring Helderberg Meadworks Mead into glass

Helderberg Meadworks

Helderberg Meadworks is a unique “winery” located at the edge of the Helderberg Mountains where fresh water and local raw honey are used to craft the finest mead. They are one of the few meaderies in the state who primarily produce mead.
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Photo of Whiskey Shack interior, with people listening to bartender

Still the One Distillery

Still the One Distillery, located in Westchester County, is one of the first and only distilleries in the world to create vodka from honey. The operation began as the home to Comb Vodka, made by taking orange blossom honey, fermenting it into mead, then slowly distilling the mead twice to create the award-winning Comb Vodka.
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