Mid-Valley Wine and Liquors, Newburgh, Welcomes You Too
You surely know by now that I am very serious wine habitué and cocktail devotee. And ever since I was so dramatically severed from my many tried and true sources, developed over decades, in New Jersey, it has been a riveted and phrenetic search to find new. Two things have complicated my quest, the frost-bound winter, and the potent Hudson Valley command to be “Locally Centric.”
Today my unrelenting hunt was significantly rewarded upon my passing through the threshold of perhaps one of Hudson Valley finest purveyors of thoughtfully selected wine and spirits. With a special concentration, Mid-Valley Store Manager, Lindy Steele, revealed in our conversation, “we make a great effort to offer New York state products, it is a great market for us.” Continue reading A Great Wine Find! Spirits Too!
at Vera’s Philipstown Farm Market
Sure we miss all the fine food stores we had so close by our former home in Montclair, NJ. Whole Foods, Traders Joe’s, Fairway, Kings, ShopRite, and more all within a few miles.
Yet, as we venture about our new domain we are delighted with all the appealing new places we are finding. We love the integrity and commitment to quality that Hudson Valley merchants possess. We adore that we don’t have to go out onto the highway or to strip centers boring in their corporate homogeneity.
At 3901 US Route 9
we found Vera’ along with The Pantry and Marbled Meat Shop and here you can find everything you need to happily fill your kitchen cupboards and your eager tummy.
Continue reading Everything You Need Is Here
This Saturday There’ll be Music at the Market:
Tall County, the Hudson Valley-based trio featuring local musicians Liz B. Rauch on fiddle, vocals & ukulele, Ned P. Rauch on guitar, vocals, banjo, ukulele, and from upstate, Colin DeHond on bass, vocals & banjo, will be playing from 10am to noon.
Cold Spring Farmers’ Market
Tall County – Shine from Beehive Productions on Vimeo.
at The Pantry
and their Cortado is Diana’s favorite pour now, at the best place for coffee we have found in the area. From Spain, it’s like a macchiato, an espresso with a small cut of milk, at The Pantry on route 9 in Cold Spring.
We have enjoyed breakfast here many times and is one of our go-to places for craft beers. The sandwiches and salads, as well as fresh squeezed juices are terrific. And there’s more.
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