Cocktail Corner

Food and Drink

Artisanal hard cider is refreshing straight up, but it also shines in these classic cocktails blended with local craft spirits. Hudson Dark and Stormy 1 ounce Taconic Rum 4 ounces Nine Pin Ginger cider Fill a tall glass with ice….

Apples to Apples


Hard cider in the Hudson Valley and Capital Region runs the gamut from pleasantly fruit-forward to tongue curling bone dry, or those with a bit of interesting funk. There is something for every taste, yet the finished product depends on…

Cheesy Collaborations, Perfect Pairings!

Food and Drink

It’s no coincidence that the world’s best cider regions are also known for their cheeses. Here in the Hudson Valley and Capital Region there are a number of creameries producing cheeses that create magical combinations when paired with local hard…