The modern craft beer connoisseur carries a sophisticated palette, so Jason Gardner and Kristen Lyons have to make great beer. The two engineers build their brews on that simple philosophy, bringing together science, art and a close community of patrons who frequent Binghamton Brewing Co. Jason and Kristen created their precise process as home-brewers aspiring to produce Belgian-style ales on par with esteemed beer makers like Brewery Ommegang. The inventive pair boosts their own efficiency…

You don’t have to be into wine to enjoy your time at Owera Vineyards. You just have to be up for an experience, one that includes great food, amazing views and good conversation. That’s the vision of the founding family that planted their vineyard outside the village of Cazenovia in 2008. It was an adventurous endeavor for Nancy and Peter Muserlian at the time. While this is a lakeside community, it falls outside of New…

A trip to Cooperstown, NY, with its classic Main Street and iconic Hall of Fame, is like a trip back in time. And the trip to get there is timeless – rolling hills and sparkling waters far from the interstate. Whether it’s across the country or in your own backyard, this quiet corner of New York state will transport you. Nestled in the bucolic beauty, you’ll find Brewery Ommegang. The hop bines that line the…

Central New York serves up one of nature’s sweetest treats in syrups, sugars and more. Grab some off the shelf or see how its made at many farms across the region. Maple season takes place in New York State every March, so start making your plans for a Maple Weekend getaway to CNY! Get to know the Best in Fresh at http://www.cnyfresh.com  

Please your palate with farm fresh veggies, dairy, meat, and other specialties. Sullivan Catskills producers and chefs provide a savory way to enjoy better, healthier, and more appetizing meals in your kitchen or in a restaurant. Also, did you know Lonely Planet just named the Catskills one of the top regions to visit in 2019? We’ve been saying it for years, we’re so glad everyone else agrees! What are you waiting for? Make your escape….

Craft your own adventure in Central New York, where trails, taps and farm-to-table fare collide. Choose your own experience in a region filled with outdoor recreation, craft beverage exploration and agricultural attractions. Create your own vacation while cruising scenic U.S. Route 20, hiking hidden trails or paddling the legendary Erie Canal. The plans are yours to make. The sights are yours to savor. The memories are yours to keep. Learn more at http://www.visitcentralnewyork.com.  

Hikes in Ithaca and the Finger Lakes are absolutely breathtaking. Buttermilk Falls State Park is one of the most gorgeous. Enjoy blue skies and lush vegetation in the summer, fiery foliage in the fall, breathtaking snowy views in the winter, and blooming, fragrant beauty in the spring. Make a weekend getaway out of your inspiration for a hike and take advantage of all that Ithaca and Tompkins County has to offer. Spend a sunny day…

In many ways, Critz Farms hard cider took more than a century to get here. Matthew and Juanita Critz use an antique apple press, name the ciders in tribute to their farm’s 200-year history and use hops with roots in the 1800s. It’s all about taking time at Critz Farms Brewing & Cider Co. Matthew spent five years perfecting his award-winning ciders made from carefully selected and locally sourced apples – many from their own…

The Sullivan Catskills are filled with refreshing beverages! Fall and winter seasons are perfect for planning a cozy weekend getaway spent indoors around fires, warm food, live music, friends and a tall one. Plan your escape to some of the amazing breweries featured in this video: Roscoe Beer Company, The Catskill Brewery and the Callicoon Brewing Company. Make a craft beverage weekend out of it and visit some of the fabulous brewers, distillers, vintners and…

Take any road through Dutchess County, head in any direction, and eventually, you’ll pass a farm. More likely, several. Agriculture is a driving economic force in the Hudson Valley, and a way of life. To get the complete Hudson Valley Farm Fresh experience, avail yourself of the many opportunities to enjoy its bounty. Many family-owned farms welcome you to pick-your-own produce, make purchases from their farm stands, or join them during family-oriented festivals. Vineyards will…