2010 ILNY Travel Guide - (Page 48)
It’s adventure on a plate and in a glass when you travel to the source at New York vineyards, breweries, farms and restaurants. For a true sense of place, and food that hits all the right notes, savor the bounty of New York State.
With hundreds of wineries across the state, you’re never very far from great award-winning wines. Meet the new generation of owners and wine makers while sampling robust Merlots and full-bodied Chardonnays in the state’s fastest-growing wine region, Long Island. A tour of the cool stone cellar and museum area at America’s oldest winery, Brotherhood Winery in the Hudson Valley, gives resonance to their bestselling Riesling. Summer is picnic season at Cascade Mountain Winery, where Seyval Blanc and Hudson Valley views provide perfect pairings.
Old-school breweries meet the new in an explosion of cuttingedge innovations along the Empire State Brewery Trails. Take a tour and taste the difference. From the dark, bourbon barrel-aged beer at Captain Lawrence Brewing in the Hudson Valley to the lavender, honey and ginger used by Empire Brewing in the Finger Lakes region, the craft is being redefined. While in the Finger Lakes, sample the seasonal suds on the Saranac Brewery Tour at the oldest family brewery in America. A brewery-made root beer alternative is also available.
Beer has no boundaries and award-winning brews are being made throughout the state. The Great iloveny.com/drink Adirondack Brewing Company serves their prize stout at the bar and with dinner. And down the road, Word of mouth has helped turn the Finger Lakes, at the Lake Placid Pub & Brewery, the sampler tray includes with 85% of the state’s production, into a major wine region. their prize winning Ubu Ale. Wine trails, over 100 wineries, and eclectic restaurants encourage active participation. Toast the views of Seneca Lake with Belgian Beer made with local well water is on tap at Brewery Merlot and the café lunch at Fox Run Vineyard or Rieslings at Ommegang in the Central New York region. Wagner Vineyards. Stay tuned: a New York State collaborative beer, made by In the Chautauqua-Allegheny region, production at the 23 multiple brewers from hops grown in the state, is in the works wineries on the Chautauqua/Lake Erie Wine Trail varies from and coming soon! Check out iloveny.com/drink for updates. sweet and fruity Labrusca to dry wines. It is the sum of these parts that makes New York State known for elegant, foodfriendly wines and a broader range of wine styles than any other region on Earth.
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2010 ILNY Travel Guide
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Regional Travel Information
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2010 ILNY Travel Guide