Landscape view of Cab Fanc vineyard at Millbrook Winery with hills in background

Getting Technical with Cab Franc

Growing Cabernet Franc is a promising prospect for Hudson Valley growers and winemakers, especially if you understand the conditions under which it grows best.
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Ryan Burke looking at cider in a glass at Angry Orchard

Taking Tradition Forward at Angry Orchard Cider House

Angry Orchard and its head cider maker Ryan Burk want to change the way we think about hard cider.
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Stoutridge product line of spirits

Superior Efficiency, Superior Products at Stoutridge

You came at a good time, actually,” says Stephen Osborn as he lifted the lid off of a giant wooden fermenter filled with hundreds of pounds of cherries that are in the process of fermenting into a deep, rich slurry.
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Two men from Angry Orchard Cindery smiling

From the Ground to Glass

For the regional brewer looking to produce a more sustainable beer, finding a local source of hops is key.
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Landscape of Whitecliff Vineyard

A Revolution a Decade in the Making

When the first issue of Hudson Valley Wine Magazine came out ten years ago, the state’s Farm Distillery Law was only a year old.
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view of Jonathan Lander, assistant winemaker at Robibero Family Vineyards, standing by barrels

The Next Crop

They may have come to the Hudson Valley for its vibrant viticulture, but it’s the people—and the collaborative community—that’s making them stay.
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The Golden Age of Mead

Mead is having its moment. All it took was about 8,000 years. “People want something different,” said Eric DeRise of Pleasant Valley’s Slate Point Meadery.
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