Gov. Cuomo announces results of second annual NYS Craft Beer Competition

2018-11-05T10:18:18+00:00November 5, 2018|Wine and Craft Beverage News Articles|

NEW YORK – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the results of the second annual New York State Craft Beer Competition, which featured 642 New York State-brewed beers. For the second straight year, Brooklyn-based Threes Brewing took home top honors, winning the Governor’s Excelsior Cup. Gold medals were awarded to 23 beers from breweries across the state. (more…)

Traveling the southern Maryland wine trail

2018-09-26T13:43:24+00:00September 26, 2018|Wine and Craft Beverage News Articles|

by Hope Holland
With a full year of unusual and persistent rains that followed late spring cold snaps, any farmer in Maryland could not be blamed for feeling a little put upon. Add to that the threat of having the tail end of a large hurricane threatening you with more rain, and being darn well discouraged is almost a given, especially when it comes right in prime harvesting time. (more…)

A Nordic staple with New World flavor

2018-09-26T13:19:03+00:00September 26, 2018|Wine and Craft Beverage News Articles|

by Courtney Llewellyn
Mead has been made across the world, from ancient China to ancient Greece, from the savanna of Africa to the tundra of Scandinavia. King Harald Fairhair united Norway back in the ninth century, and today one of his descendants, through many generations, is working toward uniting lovers of drink through his passion for authentic mead. (more…)