Tag: Whiskey

Women Who Whiskey, Hudson Valley Chapter Launch Party at Olde York Distillery, Mar 8

Women Who Whiskey is a welcoming community of whiskey drinkers who are as diverse and expressive as whiskey itself. There are over thirty chapters around the world – and now, there’s one in the Hudson Valley!

Join the new chapter on International Women’s Day at Olde York Farm Distillery and Cooperage for cocktails, tastings, delicious snacks and lots of swag for spirits lovers, provided by local women-owned producers.

Your ticket includes:

  • On arrival, small samples our sponsors’ signature cocktails and food. Additional food and drinks for purchase throughout the night
  • A tour of the distillery (7pm and 8pm, limit 25 people each) and tasting led by owner/distillers Stuart and Louise Newsome
  • A raffle ticket to win products from our sponsors: Olde York Farm, Hudson-Chatham Winery, Hetta Glogg and Samosa Shack
  • A gift bag including an Empire Passport, discounts to future events, and more!

Friday, March 8, 2019: 6:30pm – 9pm

All are welcome, please RSVP because space is limited

Olde York Farm Distillery & Cooperage
284 State Route 23
Claverack, NY 12513

RSVP – facebook.com/events/394708664675114/


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Hillrock Estate Distillery Open House, Jun 9

In the early 1800’s, New York produced more than half the nation’s Barley and Rye and the Hudson Valley was the country’s breadbasket. With abundant high quality grain, local craft spirits flourished and over 1000 farm distilleries produced Whiskey and Gin reflecting the unique terroir of the region. In the 1930’s, Prohibition forced these distilleries to shut their doors and this wellspring of American spirits was left dry.

Hillrock Estate Distillery is changing this. The mission is to produce the finest hand-crafted spirits made with their own grain, and hand bottled at the Hudson Valley Highlands estate.

On June 9th, Hillrock will celebrate the limited release of a first estate single malt rye whiskey barrel proof. The celebration will include tours of the farm & distillery, tastings, and bottle signing with Master Distiller Dave Pickerell.

Saturday, June 9 2018, from 11am – 4pm

Hillrock Estate Distillery
408 Pooles Hill Road
Ancram, NY



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