Seyval blanc at Hudson-Chatham Winery’s Estate Vineyard

Cider in the streets, whiskey at the farm, and wine up on the roof in this week’s New York Cork Report local beverage notes section.

Henrietta Post
– 6/5/2015
Blue Toad hard cider takes up new residence in an historic railroad car in Victor, NY.

Fort Green Focus – 6/10/2015
Winery in the Brooklyn Navy yard takes rooftop gardening to a new level with top floor terroir.

Cornell Extension – 6/4/2015
Good bud survival rates after a very cold winter negated by late spring freeze damage in the Thousand Islands.

Dan’s Papers – 6/14/2015
Biking wine and brew tours around east end of Long Island bring visitors rolling in.

Cider Tasting at Historic Hugenot Street in New Paltz – June 20th, 2015
Celebrate Path Through History Weekend and Hudson Valley Cider Week by tasting the wares from 9 cider makers.

Hillrock Distillery Open House – June 20th, 2015
Tour, tastings, meet master distiller Dave Pickerell and pick up one of only 250 bottles of port cask finished rye whiskey for father’s day. hint. hint.

Edible Finger Lakes Event Calendar – definitely worth checking out if you are going to be in the neighborhood.

Finger Lakes Riesling & Craft Beer Festival – August 8-9, 2015
The New York Wine and Culinary Center and the Canandaigua City Pier host to a couple of dozen local producers.