Sustainably Produced Wines

Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc

like this delightful Sauvignon Blanc from South Africa

are all we drink these days.  Call it Organic, Bio-dynamic, Natural, what have you as long as they are made with due respect for our dear Mother Earth.

In the coming months we will be writing a lot about local Hudson Valley wines and  sustainably produced wines from around the world.

For the wine we made local versions of some dishes from a recent Bon Appetite article Inside Shed, Sonoma County’s Charming General Store and Restaurant

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Best Coffee in Cold Spring is

The Pantry Cafe Cortado

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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The Hop in Beacon

Diana and Cathy Hanging at The Hop
is one of the places

that sold us on the Hudson Valley was the bar, beer store, and restaurant called The Hop in Beacon. Say hello to Diana and close friend Cathy who joined us with Conrad who farms hops in Cooperstown NY, for a great lunch.  Conrad was buried in The Hop’s fabulous menu.

We loved The Hop in it’s original small rendition, and are even more excited about the new expand restaurant, with more seats and still all the charm. Continue reading The Hop in Beacon

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