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Exploring the Hudson Valley via the Glass – Part 1

Summer is here and the open road beckons. For lovers of great drinks, delicious food and thought-provoking culture and history, there is no better place to set the GPS for than the Hudson Valley.
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Harvest Spirits distillery

Harvest Spirits

Harvest Spirits Farm Distillery products are crafted in the “tree to bottle” method, with the apples grown steps from the distillery then pressed, fermented, distilled and bottled all on-site.
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Clermont Vineyards & Winery

Since its grand opening in 2014, Clermont Vineyards & Winery has established itself as a staple on the Hudson Valley wine trail.
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Hillrock Estate Distillery

Hillrock Estate Distillery is located in the heart of the historic Hudson Valley, two hours north of New York City, overlooking the distant Berkshire Mountains. Prime farmland, crystal clear water, and a favorable climate create a unique terroir which is profoundly expressed in Hillrock’s artisanal whiskeys.
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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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Five Best Places To Stay in Wine Country

Visitors get the most authentic experience at small inns and hotels or guest houses that belie easy description, much like the Hudson Valley itself.
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Why Winter is the Best Time To Visit Hudson Valley Tasting Rooms

Spring, summer and fall are prime time for visiting tasting rooms in the Hudson Valley, but winter is arguably the best time to go.
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Three-Day Cider Tasting in the Hudson Valley

From small-batch ciders to widely distributed flavors, the Hudson Valley is home to some of the most flavorful hard ciders made from locally grown heirloom apple varieties.
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Hudson Valley Wine Excursions

With more than 30 wineries and ample restaurants, the Hudson Valley is an ideal place for a wine and food excursion. Check out the following food and lodging options to plan your next visit to the Hudson Valley!
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The Marvels of Marquette

Meet Marquette, a genetically complex, sustainably-grown red hybrid that should be on your radar this summer. Its complex pedigree makes it a versatile grape to please just about every kind of wine drinker.
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Sustainable Wine Growing in a Challenging Climate

What does sustainability mean for winemakers? In its simplest form, it's a pledge by producers to be stewards of the land and community…with a little wiggle room built in.
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Classic Meets Currant at Current Cassis in Catskill, NY

At Current Cassis, Rachel Petach is whipping up a seriously sippable blackcurrant liqueur in Greene County.
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