Hudson Valley

    New Winery in the Hudson Valley - Clermont Vineyards!!! (NY)

    At the corner of Route 6 and 9G in Germantown, in Columbia County, there is a NEW winery! Clermont Vineyards opened its doors yesterday to the public for the first time. While the winery may be new to the scene, the owner is not! Tony Trigo has long been a fixture on the Hudson Valley wine scene, attending grape growing seminars, wine trade shows, wine festivals, Hudson Val ...

    6 readers - By Carlo De Vito/ East Coast Wineries

    Millbrook Vineyards & Winery Partners With The Culinary Institute of America for their 24th Harvest Party

    You can't ask for a better pairing, Millbrook Vineyards & Winery with the Culinary Institute of America. They come together to celebrate Millbrook Vineyards & Winery 24th Harvest Party, Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 12 Noon. Millbrook's harvest party is a long standing event in the Hudson Valley and finally this year I will actually be able to attend.

    5 readers - By Debbie Gioquindo/ Hudson Valley Wine Goddess

      Village Voice: Profiles Adam & Eve Cidery (NY)

      East Coast Wineries - - 4 readers - Autumn and Eve: How the State's Cider Industry Has Changed Over the Last Decade The Village Voice By Laura Shunk Tue., Oct. 21 2014 at 11:19 AM Kayt Mathers When Autumn Stoscheck received her cidery license in 2002, she was just 21 years old -- and the State Liquor Authority told her she was the youngest person in New York State to hold a license.

      Liking Them Apples – In a Glass!

      The Alcohol Professor - - 3 readers - A selection of American apple brandies and Calvados photo by MTSOfan The leaves are changing in the Hudson valley, Autumn is most certainly here, and it’s time to drink apple brandy! Though Normandy is home to many old apple brandy producers, many of whom enjoy the AOC Calvados distinction, there are very few restrictions and designations to govern labeling outside of France.

      What defines a wine region? Questions following TasteCamp in the Hudson Valley

      The Wine Case - - 3 readers - The view at Millbrook Vineyards, in the lower Hudson Valley Defining the identity of a wine region is a tough thing, especially with young and emerging wine regions – which means a lot of them, in the New World. Over six editions of TasteCamp, since 2009, in Long Island, the Finger Lakes, Niagara, Virginia, Québec and now the Hudson Valley, last weekend, that has been a que ...

      FALL IN LOVE WITH HUDSON VALLEY WINE EVENTS FOR NOV 1 & 2, 2014!

      East Coast Wineries - - 4 readers - CIDER, CIDER, CIDER, AND RESTAURANT WEEK!!!! This is a special week in the Fall In Love With Hudson Valley Wine campaign. Firstly, this is the kick off of The Hard Cider Experience at Applewood Farm the home of Naked Flock Ciders! In some corners of the region, the apple is thought of as the grape of the Hudson Valley.

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      TasteCamp At Hudson Valley: Worthy Wines

      … The primary objective of TasteCamp is to explore the wines of a region, though the event has evolved to include beers, spirits and food. As such, we had the opportunity to taste numerous wines produced in the Hudson Valley region, during winery visits and grand tastings. At these events, the wineries are usually limited in how many wines…

      2 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      FALL IN LOVE WITH HUDSON VALLEY WINE EVENTS FOR NOV 1 & 2, 2014!

      … CIDER, CIDER, CIDER, AND RESTAURANT WEEK!!!! This is a special week in the Fall In Love With Hudson Valley Wine campaign. Firstly, this is the kick off of The Hard Cider Experience at Applewood Farm the home of Naked Flock Ciders! In some corners of the region, the apple is thought of as the grape of the Hudson Valley. When Applewood Winery…

      4 readers - By Carlo De Vito/ East Coast Wineries

      TasteCamp At Hudson Valley: Cider

      …% Traminette grapes. On the nose, it had Muscat aromas and it tasted to me like an apple-flavored, sparkling Gewurztraminer. Though that sounds strange, I actually found it interesting and likable. It straddles the line between cider and wine, but if you want to taste something different, though still tasty, give this a try. The Hudson-Chatham Winery makes…

      By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Wine Enthusiast Names New York "Wine Region of the Year!"

      … together on many fronts to improve the quality of our grapes and wines, grow our industry, and market the products. We're the 30-year overnight success." The other nominees for the Wine Region of the Year were Champagne, France; Chianti Classico, Italy; Sonoma Coast, California; and Red Mountain, Washington. In the Winery of the Year category, Long…

      By Carlo De Vito/ East Coast Wineries

      PLEASE - NO MORE LOCAL WINE!

      …. You don't need to be a millionaire, but you better have a great many friends otherwise. It's easy to make a lot of wine, especially inferior or bad wine, but selling it is another thing. It takes a village to make a great wine. That's what Europe has been trying to teach us for years. You need time. It will not happen over night. You will not make…

      By Carlo De Vito/ East Coast Wineries

      Cidermakers Wow Campers at TasteCamp 2014: Hudson Valley

      … cidermakers to set up shop and attempt to popularize cider in the Hudson Valley. Long before it became the popular drink it is today, Jason was traveling to France and Spain and other exotic locales to see how other regions produced the product. With Kidde joining him, the two have literally made history in the valley. Warwick Valley's Doc's…

      1 readers - By Carlo De Vito/ East Coast Wineries

      TasteCamp At Hudson Valley: Some History

      … And another TasteCamp has ended. In New York, I've previously explored Long Island, the Finger Lakes & the Niagara Escarpment, and now can add the Hudson River region to my travels. The Hudson River Region AVA was formed in 1982, and you can roughly divide it into 3 areas, the Lower Hudson Valley, Mid-Hudson Valley, and the Upper Hudson…

      1 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Farm Stand in Hudson Valley: Big Rock Farms

      … Prior to our first winery visit of TasteCamp,we arrived about two hours early to the area so engaged in a little exploration. In Stanfordville, we stopped at Big Rock Farms, a roadside farm stand, to see what we might find, and it turned out to be a worthy destination. There was an outside area full of local fruits and vegetables, and a small…

      1 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Alpamayo: Peru in the Berkshires

      … Route 20 into Lee. We parked om Main Street and checked out the options, and what most intrigued me was Alpamayo Restaurant, a Peruvian spot, so we decided to give it a chance. Just as we sat down, I received a message from Marc of Boston's Hidden Restaurants, and he provided me two recommendations for local restaurants, and one happened…

      By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Rant: TasteCamp Multiplicity

      …, covering different regions, such as a Southern TasteCamp or a West Coast TasteCamp. The idea would be a weekend trip for writers to a local wine region, exploring in depth the wines of places such as Texas and Idaho. The event would be all about local wine, as well as other local drinks and foods. United as a small group, the writers could…

      2 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      #TasteCamp Explores #HudsonValley #Cider

      … cases, and extremely unique and tasty. Aaron Burr also produces an Appinette (8.4% abv) cider using 30% Finger Lakes Traminette grapes and 70% Orange County (NY) apples. It comes off dry, effervescent, with a tart - slightly bitter finish. Cheers for pulling these off; Aaron Burr ciders are highly recommended. There are more cideries in the Hudson Valley waiting for my next trip. Hope to visit or taste Kettleborough Cider House, Annadale Cidery, Slyboro Cider House, and Breezy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill soon. Cheers.…

      By Todd M. Godbout/ WineCompass

      Four Fantastic Cold-Climate Reds From the Hudson Valley! (NY)

      … is a hardy variety that can withstand tough winters. I found it a balanced red wine with strong black fruit character – a hearty pour for stews and red meat, but still with lighter tannic structure and no cloying jamminess." As for me? I thought the Marquette was incredible. Big, concentrated fruit, up front, with dark cherry and cassis. Lovely acidity…

      2 readers - By Carlo De Vito/ East Coast Wineries
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