Hudson Valley

The Hudson Valley comprises the valley of the Hudson River and its adjacent communities in the U.S. state of New York, from the cities of Albany and Troy southward to Yonkers in Westchester County.
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  • Thanksgiving Wine and Food Pairing Ideas

    … to the versatility of this wine. It is ready to start the party, was enjoyable with food and a good palate cleanser after dinner. Palate Cleansers Lucille by Stottle Winery 2012 Late Harvest Viognier - Washington $20 Not heavy, refreshing. Balanced sugar and acidity. As it warmed it seemed sweeter with fig. I think it would be a good palate cleanser…

    William Pollard Jr/ Wild 4 Washington Wine- 1 readers -
  • Hudson Valley Brewers Shine in Handbook of Porters and Stouts

    … This month The Handbook of Porters and Stouts by Chad Polenz and Josh Christie just came out, and several Hudson Valley breweries are covered in the new book including Chatham Brewing, Brown's Brewing, Captain Lawrence, and the Beer Diviner. Chatham Brewing's Porter and Imperial Stout, Brown Brewing's Oatmeal Stout and Whiskey Barrel Aged Porter, as well as Captain Lawrence Frost Monster and Beer Diviner Got Your Back. A great nod to the brewers of the Hudson Valley!!! …

    Carlo De Vito/ Hudson River Valley Wineries- 2 readers -
  • 5 Thanksgiving Day White Wines Under $20

    … traditional whites like Chardonnay. Of course I have to get in a Hudson Valley white! Robibero Family Vineyards Traminette. This wine has nice aromas of green apple, lemon and spice. A beautiful mouth feel with nice acidity and flavors of lime and green apple. Now only will this pair well with your turkey, but also with Triple Cream Blue Castello…

    Debbie Gioquindo/ Hudson Valley Wine Goddess- 2 readers -
  • All About Whiskey: From Scotch to Bourbon

    … Whiskey. Whisky. Uisge Beatha. Water of Life. Whiskey is basically a distilled alcohol made from fermented grains, and generally aged in wooden barrrels. It is produced all over the world, from Scotland to Japan, from the U.S. to India, from France to Taiwan. There are a number of different varieties from blended whiskey to single malt, bourbon…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 3 readers -
  • Thirst Boston 2014: World of Whisk(e)y Bar & Cocktail Cherries

    … and elegant, it has a more intense flavor than the Glenfiddich, with flavors of citrus, spice, vanilla, and salted almonds. Also recommended. Tuthilltown Distillery, located in the Hudson Valley of New York, was established in 2005, and produces a number of different spirits, including vodka, gin, whiskey and cassis liqueur. They source about 90…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 3 readers -
  • Thirst Boston 2014: Rye-sing Tide

    … the Whiskey Rebellion, many settled in Kentucky, finding little, or no, distilleries there. However, they found much excess corn, an opportunity to make whiskey with a different grain. By 1810, there were 2200 distilleries in Kentucky, a huge boom in about 16 years. Unfortunately for rye, this was the start of bourbon taking its dominance over rye…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 3 readers -
  • Thirst Boston 2014: America’s Incredible Whiskey Innovators:

    …, they are the same, Is it the manner of adding flavor that matters, and not the fact that flavored is added? Whiskey #3 was from the A. Smith Bowman distillery in Virginia, the Abraham Bowman Gingerbread Beer Finished Bourbon, and it spends about two months in Hardywood Brewery Gingerbread Stout barrels.It didn't taste much like beer to me, bit there…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
  • Cider Week Quiz: Which U.S. state hosts the most hard cider producers?

    … With apple season in full swing, hard cider is experiencing a seasonal renaissance with increased exposure from consumers, the media, and online tastings (#winestudio). Plus, Cider week starts November 14th in both Virginia and the Hudson Valley -- where consumers can learn more about the beverage through special tastings and events. Hard cider…

    Todd M. Godbout/ WineCompass- 1 readers -
  • Aaron Burr Cidery - The Foodie Cider

    … a you pour down There is sediment in this wine. Only slightly effervescent. There's a nice floral nose, with hints of barnyard. Lovely, with some tannin. Almost buttery like a chardonnay? Elegant. 2013 Homestead Cider: Shawangunk Ridge is made from foraged, unsprayed wild apples from various Bloomingburg/ Otisville area homesteads. This cider…

    Carlo De Vito/ Hudson River Valley Wineriesin Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • HUDSON VALLEY WINERIES: A VIDEO INTRODUCTION

    … to Tousey Tasting at Hudson-Chatham Winery Dinner at Tousey with Ben and Kimberly Peacock https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssrc6B-fmHk Quick Visit to Harvest Spirits Harvest Spirits in Valatie, NY, with Derek and Ashley Grout https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANVINBcoSR8 Special thanks to Todd Trzaskos and Lenn Thompson: All videos are courtesy of Todd Trzaskos of Vermont Wine Media http://www.vtwinemedia.com/vt_wine_press/ Taste Camp 2014 http://newyorkcorkreport.com/tastecamp/…

    Carlo De Vito/ Hudson River Valley Wineries- 6 readers -
  • FALL IN LOVE WITH HUDSON VALLEY WINE EVENTS FOR NOV 1 & 2, 2014!

    … CIDER, CIDER, CIDER, AND PRIDE OF NEW YORK AT THE DESOMND HOTEL IN ALBANY!!!! This is a special week in the Fall In Love With Hudson Valley Wine campaign. Firstly, this is the kick off of Cider Week Hudson Valley and it's the annual Pride of New York at the Desmond, in Albany, NY! Nov. 8 & 9 – Pride of New York Harvest Festival – Desmond…

    Carlo De Vito/ East Coast Wineries- 2 readers -
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