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. Read on.
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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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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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Cultivating Cabernet Franc
The Cabernet Franc wines from the 2020 vintage are proving to be some of the finest the Hudson Valley region has ever produced. Here's why.
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The Hudson Valley’s Sparkling Renaissance
The pandemic proved something wine lovers have long suspected: there is no bad time to drink sparkling wine. Right here in the Hudson Valley there is incredible diversity from elegant Champagne styles to fun, casual Pét-Nats.
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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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Milea Takes the Hudson Valley Wine Scene to the Next Level
Milea Estate Vineyard is kicking off an ambitious plan to change how wine is made in the Hudson Valley, and to change how that wine is perceived around the world.
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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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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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Spirited Away – New York’s Craft Distilling Industry is Hitting New Heights
The state’s craft spirits industry has been booming over the past few years. What’s the takeaway from this rapid growth? For starters: Laws have consequences.
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