Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries and Cider Mills
What makes a wine, vodka or whiskey taste so much sweeter? When you know the fields and orchards are a short walk to the production facilities.
Brewed fresh, brewed local, Chatham Brewing’s award-winning selection of beers are made with the finest hops and malts available. 14 varieties of lively and unique ales and lagers are on tap at our tasting room with new seasonal offerings. Have a pint of your favorite while enjoying farm-fresh fare from our food truck. Enjoy outdoor seating and live music on the weekends. We’ve got cans, growlers and kegs fresh from the brewery for your wedding, special event, or just because you’re thirsty. Stop by Wednesday-Monday for a true Main Street experience.
59 Main St, Chatham
Clermont Vineyards & Winery
Situated on a former dairy farm and close proximity to Clermont State Park, Clermont Vineyards boasts dramatic panoramic view of the Catskill Mountains. Vinted in the traditional Portuguese way, their wines are crafted using the finest grapes grown on premises. April - December; Friday & Saturday 12-6pm & Sunday 12-5pm.
241 County Rt 6, Clermont
The first distillery in New York to be able to offer tastings and retail sale directly out of the distillery, Harvest Spirits has converted one of the massive cold storage rooms at Golden Harvest Farms into the region’s newest micro-distillery. Harvest Spirits makes alcohol from nature’s most perfect fruit: the apple, with apples grown on-site. Apples are grown, where they are pressed, fermented, distilled and bottled at the same location. Come see how this incredible tasting vodka is made. Also uses area pears for their Pear Brandy.
3074 US Route 9, Valatie
Hillrock Estate Distillery
Proud to be one of the few “field-to-glass” whiskey producers in the world, Hillrock is the first U.S. distillery since before Prohibition to floor malt and hand craft whiskey on site from estate-grown grain. Led by Owner Jeffrey Baker and renowned Master Distiller Dave Pickerell, Hillrock’s commitment to quality embodies the rich history of craft distilling in the Hudson Valley. The estate features a Georgian house overlooking the Distillery and 100 acres of farmland growing heirloom varieties of rye and barley. The Distillery complex is comprised of the Malthouse, Granary and Visitor Center as well as the Distillery which features a custom made 250 gallon copper pot still. Open for tours by reservation only email@example.com
408 Pooles Hill Road, Ancram
Hudson Brewing Company
Serving an original recipe beers made from NY State local hops and grains, Wine and Cider. Also serving light fare. (Outdoor beer garden opening spring 2016).
Thursday-Saturday 12-10pm and Sunday 12-6pm
60 S. Front St, Hudson
Hudson Valley Distillers, LLC
Backed by over 20 years of friendship, the Yozzos and Moyers built a family business creating distinctive spirits with ingredients sourced from their farm and those of their neighbors. Housed in a 150 year old barn, you’ll have the chance to see how small batch spirits are made from start to finish, or relax on the patio overlooking the orchard and have a cocktail. You’ll be welcomed by a member of the family and experience creative spirits found nowhere else. Tours, tastings, and cocktails Friday through Sunday 12-6.
Call or email firstname.lastname@example.org for weekday availability.
1727 Rt 9, Germantown
The Hudson-Chatham Winery is Columbia County’s first winery. Since opening in 2007, its wines have won many awards, including gold medals from the NY State Fair, Hudson Valley Wine & Grape Association, NY Food & Wine Classic, and the Dallas Morning News Wine Competition, among others. In the picturesque tasting room, you can also sample a wide range of locally produced gourmet products, including many Hudson Valley cheeses. The winery hosts events throughout the year, and is also available for private parties. The Hudson-Chatham Winery is a proud member of the Hudson Berkshire Beverage Trail
Open year-round Wed-Sun 12-5 pm.
1900 Route 66, Ghent 518-392-9463
Little Apple Cidery
Home to the Little Apple Farm, an organic orchard certified by NOFA-NY specializing in heirloom and classic northeast apple varieties, where the owners, Ron Bixby and Alanne Baerson have opened Little Apple Cidery. Fresh cider in season (Sept, Oct, Nov on Sundays noon to 3PM). Hard cider beginning July 2016. Sales, tours, events, custom pressing by appointment. Call ahead. 192 Orchard Lane, Hillsdale 518 325-3679 or email@example.com
Old Klaverack Brewery
A Nano brewery are committed to the community by producing and buying locally sourced ingredients as well as being committed to producing the best quality crafted beer for locals (near and far) to enjoy! We brew our batches on a 1.5 Barrel system which allows us to brew nothing but the highest quality beer. Growler Filling Hours Sat 12-6pm and Sun 12-4pm.
150 Thielman Rd, Claverack (Hudson)
Sloop Brewing Co.
Just 15 minutes North of Rhinebeck and two hours North of New York City, the new brewery and tasting room embody everything that Sloop strives to be — grounded in tradition and committed to local agriculture, balanced with innovative thinking and state of the art brewing. The farm stand inside will bring local food to visitors, with apple picking and farm tours in the fall helping to renew interest in a traditional and vital upstate New York industry. Tasting Room is open Thurs 12-8pm, Fri & Sat 12-9pm, Sun 12-8pm.
1065 County Route 19, Elizaville
Suarez Family Brewery
This mom and pop production brewery specializes in ales of mixed fermentation lagers and other crispy little beers. Brewer owned and operated. The best way to find theme is to enter Suarez Family Brewery into Google Maps. All parking is at the rear of the brick brewery building. Tasting Room is open Wed 4-7pm and Fri and Sat 12-7pm.
2278 Rt 9, Hudson
Sundog Hard Cider is crafted from a unique blend of the freshest locally harvested apples from New York’s Hudson Valley in a 100% solar powered mill. They never use concentrate, just pure juice, bursting with apple flavor. They make the hard cider from a balanced blend of sweet and tart apples, fresh pressed and combined with champagne yeast to gently ferment. After the fermentation is complete the hard cider is then carefully bottled at the peak of flavor. Naturally gluten free.
Mon - Fri 10am-4pm
343B Rt 295, Chatham
Overlooking the Hudson River and the Catskill mountains, the panorama is outstanding. With 15 acres of Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Noir under production. Private tastings and events at the vineyard throughout the year.
Sat & Sun 12-5pm
1774 Rt 9, Germantown, NY