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The Power of Place in Hudson Valley Cheese

When it comes to cheese, think local and artisanal, and look for cheeses made by people whose business decisions reflect their commitment to the community—and the land.
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Leesy, Cheesy Cider Matchups

Decadent washed-rind cheeses are a perfect match with the Hudson Valley’s diverse cider and apple spirits offerings.
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Not Your Granny’s Grog

These cold weather inspired cocktails and pairings may just change your mind when it comes to warm drinks. They aren’t your Granny’s grog or sweet mulled wine, they’re modern takes
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Table with assorted cheese and bread

Farmers Market Cheese Will Please

There are few more gratifying pursuits than heading to the farmers market for locally made cheese.
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Round wooden cheesboard with cheese.

On Board with Local Cheese

Crafting a Hudson Valley cheese board involves combining textures, flavors, and providing a few simple accompaniments to complement your selection.
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Taconic Sunrise cocktail with bottle of Taconic Distillery Rye Whiskey

Spicing It Up With Whiskey and Cheese

Consider this. Animals eat grains and grass. Whiskey is distilled from fermented grain.
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Benmarl WInery bottles of Rosé

Rosé: A Versatile Choice in the Glass or On the Table

A perfectly chilled glass of dry, crisp rosé wine invokes dreams of quintessential spring days and steamy summer nights.
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A glass of beer with two blocks of Hudson Valley cheese

Exploring the Flip Side – Pairing Beer and Cheese

I’m not just a wine and cheese professional, I’m a culinary hedonist, open to exploring flavors, aromas and textures not familiar to me.
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