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Full Disclosure: Who Makes Your Wine?

IN OCTOBER, PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA received the Nobel Peace Prize. The award engendered much controversy as many observers of the international scene were flummoxed as to why Obama received this

Hip Hops

ON A SATURDAY IN JULY, 45 farmers and others from the Hudson Valley, central New York, and as far away as Maryland and Vermont gathered in Tarrytown to learn about

Newburgh Brewing Company

IN THE WORDS OF GARRETT OLIVER, the award-winning brewmaster of Brooklyn Brewery, “If you’ve tasted only mass-market beer, I’m afraid you haven’t actually tasted beer at all. Real beer is

Tapped Out: New Brews

INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIPS AMONG HUDSON VALLEY brewers and distillers are producing some interesting and delicious new products. Black Dirt Distillery is teaming with Doc’s Draft Hard Cider (both in Warwick) on a new

Farm Brewery Act Encourages Local Craft Brews

”IN ADDITION TO PRODUCING SOME OF THE FINEST BEER IN THE WORLD, New York’s craft breweries are creating jobs, supporting our state’s farmers and hops growers as well as bringing

Spreadable Edible Booze

IT’S NOT REALLY MEANT FOR BREAKFAST—yet—but if you want a shot of wine or beer with your morning coffee, Julie Neely, chef/owner of Haven Coffee and Espresso Bar in Newburgh’s

Hopped Up Curriculum

BETWEEN 2013 AND 2014, New York State saw a 59 percent increase in the number of craft breweries, and it was only a matter of time before the Culinary Institute

New Brews: Hard Ciders

AGE APPLE BRANDY in oak barrels for five to nine years, recombine it with fresh juice and then put it back into the barrels for another year and what happens? You

The Gastro Bros.

WHEN BOB BAXTER, of the R. L. Baxter Building Corp., approached brothers Chris and Daniel Crocco in 2013 about opening a restaurant, he already had made significant real estate investments

Ginger Beer

Mary Young & Evelyne Richardson Ingredients 1 cup minced fresh ginger 1 quart boiling water Juice of 2 lemons 3 1/2 cups pineapple juice generous dash of freshly ground nutmeg

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week is back this April 8-21!