distillery http://wrvo.org en First CNY bourbon product of state's craft distillery initiatives http://wrvo.org/post/first-cny-bourbon-product-states-craft-distillery-initiatives <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The bourbon being produced at a Utica distillery is being described as the first legal bourbon produced in central New York. It's proof that the craft liquor industry is growing in New York state.</span></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:06:11 +0000 Ellen Abbott 56738 at http://wrvo.org First CNY bourbon product of state's craft distillery initiatives State's beer, wine and distillery summit now includes cideries http://wrvo.org/post/states-beer-wine-and-distillery-summit-now-includes-cideries <p></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:52:49 +0000 Karen DeWitt 53985 at http://wrvo.org State's beer, wine and distillery summit now includes cideries Craft distilleries make a comeback in upstate New York http://wrvo.org/post/craft-distilleries-make-comeback-upstate-new-york <p>As people increasingly stray from mass-produced products, demand is growing for locally produced food, wine and beer. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 11:31:56 +0000 Kate O'Connell 41953 at http://wrvo.org Craft distilleries make a comeback in upstate New York Boutique brands of liquor on the rise in New York http://wrvo.org/post/boutique-brands-liquor-rise-new-york <p>"I had a lot of spare time on my hands, and this was just one of the many crazy ideas you come up with when you're trying to figure out what the heck you're going to do to make some money and make a living."<br><br>Two years ago, Brandon Bellinger was working for a now defunct racing team in North Carolina. Today, he's developed and created his own brand of top shelf tequila, called 21 Tequila, which he sells at local bars and liquor stores around Oswego County.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:45:02 +0000 Gino Geruntino 41617 at http://wrvo.org Boutique brands of liquor on the rise in New York New York Toasts Long-Awaited Revival Of Its Distilleries http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-toasts-long-awaited-revival-its-distilleries A century ago, New York could claim that much of its liquor was local, thanks to distilleries large and small that supplied a lot of the whiskey, gin and rum that kept New York City (and the rest of North America) lubricated. Then Prohibition arrived and the industry largely dried up, before trickling back to life in the 21st century.<p>Now, distillers in New York state are toasting a revival 80 years in the making.<p><a href="http://www.tuthilltown.com/">Tuthilltown Spirits</a> is one of the first boutique distilleries to open in New York since Prohibition. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:33:00 +0000 Joel Rose 41424 at http://wrvo.org New York Toasts Long-Awaited Revival Of Its Distilleries