Breweries / Wineries

A great brewing tradition and current quality put CNY at the forefront of beer, spirits, hard cider and wine in New York state. Have a taste, take a tour or follow a beverage trail in Central New York.


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1911 Spirits – LaFayette, NY Onondaga County
The Beak and Skiff families planted their apple operation on fertile ground that continues to produce fruit and grow a legacy more than a century in the making. Recently voted America’s No. 1 apple orchard by USA Today readers, Beak and Skiff hosts a superior autumn attraction and also handcrafts some of the country’s best beverages via 1911 Spirits.

Chenango County

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Black Bear Winery

248 County Rd 1
Greene, NY
P: 607-656-9863
www.blackbearwinery.com

BBW produces their own fruit wines and hard ciders, as well as offering wine tours, tastings and hospitality year round. Weekend entertainment adds to the exquisite and casual atmosphere.

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Neilsen's Mini Winery

1545 County Rd 29
New Berlin, NY
P: 607-847-8322

Black, red and white currant fruit wine. Open year round by appointment.

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Greater Binghamton

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Binghamton Brewing Company

15 Avenue B
Johnson City, NY
P: (607) 765-2248
http://www.bingbrew.com/

Binghamton Brewing Co. is crafting its love of beer and food along with an incredible location that will be a destination for those looking for someplace different in Binghamton.

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Black Bear Farm Winery

248 County Road 1
Cloverdale Road
Chenango Forks, NY
P: (607) 656-9863
www.blackbearwinery.com

Open year round for tastings and tours. 12:00-6:00 pm Tues Wed Thur, 12:00-9:00 Fri 12:00-6:00 pm Saturday and Sunday Feb & Mar - Fri Sat Sun. Fruit wines, hard cider, meads, fermented with 100% New York fruit. Hang out & enjoy a glass of wine.

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Galaxy Brewing Co.

41 Court Street
Binghamton, NY
P: 607-427-3596
www.galaxybrewingco.com

Galaxy Brewing Co. was founded in 2011 by a local father & son brewing team who are dedicated to producing the finest craft ales. The Brewing Co.& brewpub represent the culmination of their life long aspiration to deliver quality beer to Binghamton.

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Lone Maple Farm

2001 Hawleyton Road
Binghamton, NY
P: 607-724-6877
www.lonemaplefarm.com

Lone Maple Farm is the ONLY area farm that grows Hydroponic produce. Uses the latest growing techniques, our crops are the best tasting & highest in nutritional value. Our Market also features locally grown Meats, Brown Eggs, Milk & Dairy Products.

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The North Brewery

110 Washington Ave
Endicott, NY
P: 607-785-0524

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Water Street Brewing Co.

168 Water Street
Binghamton, NY
P: 607-217-4546
www.waterstreetbrewingco.com

Water Street Brewing Co. offers high quality beer, brewed on premises and served fresh. Satisfy your appetite with meals prepared from fresh, local ingredients in a fast-casual environment. Tues-Thurs 4pm-11pm; Fri-Sat 12pm-12am; Sun 12pm-7pm

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Herkimer County

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Domhnall Vineyard and Winery

531 Shells Bush Road
Herkimer, NY
P: 315-868-3621
F: john@domhnallwine.com
http://www.domhnallwine.com/

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Fulton Chain Craft Brewery

127 North Street
Old Forge, NY
P: 315-525-0222
http://www.fccbrewery.com/

The Fulton Chain Craft Brewery is a New York State farm brewery founded in 2014 by Justin Staskiewicz and Richard Mathy. Their goal is to use locally sourced ingredients to give their customers a truly Adirondack beer experience.

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Parkers Cider Mill

437 Otsego Street
Ilion, NY
P: 315-894-4660

Madison County

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Critz Farms Brewing & Cider Company

3232 Rippleton Road
Cazenovia, NY
P: 315-662-3355
www.critzbrewandcider.com

Visit the beautiful tasting room at Critz Farms to sample our farm brewed beers and handcrafted hard ciders made in small batches with ingredients grown on the farm. See our historic 1890’s four screw cider press and enjoy the farm scenery.

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Empire Farm Brewery

33 Rippleton Rd.
Cazenovia, NY
P: 315-655-2337
www.empirebrew.com

The 35,000 sq. ft. building allows Empire to keg and bottle their craft beer for regional, national and international distribution. The farm is being cultivated for barley, lavender, vegetables, herbs, honey, fruits and of course hops.

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Foothill Farms

5024 Bear Path Rd. (Rt. 46)
Munnsville, NY
P: 315-495-2451
F: 315-495-2934
www.foothillhops.com

The first commercial hop yard in Madison County in over 50 years, Foothill Hops is preserving the past and shaping the future. Tour the hop yard and experience planting, harvest and processing.

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Good Nature Brewing, Inc.

37 Milford St., Suite 3
Hamilton, NY
P: 315-824-2337
www.goodnaturebrewing.com

Good Nature Brewing, Inc. is a small 2 BBL all-electric brewing company located in Hamilton, NY. We brew fine-quality handcrafted ales in small batches. Styles include pale ales, IPAs, porters, wheats, lagers, and stouts.

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Harvest Moon Cidery at Critz Farms

3232 Rippleton Road
Cazenovia, NY
P: 315-662-3355
http://harvestmooncidery.com

Sample from and purchase six varieties of hard cider made from apples pressed on our 1800s four screw cider press. Additional NYS wines from select wineries are available for purchase too.

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Henneberg Brewing Company

2001 Delphi Road
New Woodstock, NY
P: 315-350-4242
www.hennebergbrewing.com

We are proud to source many local farms and are happily growing hops, barley, lavender, mint, pumpkins and many other beer ingredients. Our seasonal Tasting Room features a rotating selection of great beer including a few guest taps.

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Life of Reilley Distilling & Wine Company

2747 Route 20 East
Cazenovia, NY
P: 315-506-5084
www.lifeofreilley.net

As Madison County’s first distillery since prohibition, Life of Reilley is proud to present hand-crafted spirits. We are excited to open our tasting room and our Disco Lemonade is the 1st pre-mixed canned cocktail by a NYS Farm Distillery.

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Old Home Distillers

964 Campbell Rd
Lebanon, NY
P: 315-837-4123
www.oldhomedistillers.com

A family-owned and operated New York Farm Distillery located in the rural township of Lebanon, Old Home Distillers produces whiskey, schnapps, liqueurs and other spirits in an historic 150-year-old barn.

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Owera Vineyards

5276 East Lake Rd
Cazenovia, NY
P: 315-506-5084
www.oweravineyards.com

Owera Vineyards is located just west of the intersection of North Lake and East Lake Roads on Cazenovia Lake. Producing outstanding Rieslings, Cabernet Franc and other vinifera wines.

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Montgomery County

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Hummingbird Hills Winery

1442 Burtonville Road
Fultonville, NY
P: 518-875-6919
F: 518-875-6919
www.hummingbirdhillswinery.com

Family-owned winery with a love for country living and good wine. Our unique wine is produced with minimal preservatives, letting the grapes natural flavor emerge.

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Oneida County

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Adirondack Distillery

601 Varick Street
Utica, NY
P: 315-316-0387
http://www.adirondackdistilling.com

Our mission at Adirondack Distilling Company is to provide you with the highest quality Vodka, Gin and Bourbon, made with locally grown ingredients using an environmentally friendly distilling process.

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Nail Creek Pub & Brewery

720 Varick St
Utica, NY
P: (315) 793-7593
http://www.nailcreekpub.com

The selection of craft beers available is the best in the Mohawk Valley. Approximately 60 bottled beers are available as well as 12 drafts that rotate to keep things fresh. And currently serving ours: Nail Creek Belgian Strong.

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Saranac Brewery

830 Varick Street
Utica, NY
P: 315-732-0022
http://www.saranac.com

Fall limited releases now available at the store Pumpkin Ale, Octoberfest, Caramel Porter and Irish Red Ale. Check back often.

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Onondaga County

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1911 Spirits

4472 Cherry Valley Turnpike
LaFayette, NY
P: 315-696-6085
http://www.1911spirits.com/

Smooth artisanal vodka crafted from apples in small batches; apples grown on location; view copper still & 25' tall rectification column used production. Amazing views of orchards & valley.

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Anyela's Vineyards

2433 West Lake Rd.
Skaneateles, NY
P: (315) 685-3797
F: (315) 685-3751
www.anyelasvineyards.com

Sample award-winning wines, stroll through vineyards & enjoy spectacular views of Skaneateles Lake. Light foods are available. Reservations available for winery tours.

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Eastwood Brewing Co.

108 Walter Drive
Syracuse, NY
https://www.facebook.com/EastwoodBrewingCompany/timeline

Using a one barrel brew system, owner Pete Kirkgasser is able to create a unique variety of specialized craft brews. Pete’s beers are only available locally at the Double Barrel Brewing Company brewery.

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Empire Brewing Company

Armory Square 120 Walton Street
Syracuse, NY
P: 315-475-2337
http://www.empirebrew.com/index.php

The first business in CNY to use 100% NYS produced renewable energy, uses locally grown ingredients from their garden and local farmers as much a possible, received the Snail of Approval Award from Slow Food Central New York.

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Finger Lakes On Tap

35 Fennell St.
Skaneateles, NY
P: 315-685-9600
http://fingerlakesontap.com/

Finger Lakes On Tap is a unique relaxing environment where people can enjoy a wide variety of craft beers from New York State, and classic standbys from across the world!

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Greenwood Winery

6475 Collamer Road
East Syracuse, NY
www.greenwoodwinery.com

Greenwood Winery is an artisan winery with a farm to table concept. We're open for tastings as well as offering a unique venue for your next event: weddings, reunions, business meetings, and other events.

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Middle Ages Brewery Co.

120 Wilkinson Street
Syracuse, NY
P: (315) 476-4250
www.middleagesbrewing.com

Features dozens of different types of ale, changing all year round; sampling available. Gift shop features an array of gifts & up to eleven ales available on tap for growler fills.

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Red Hawk Brewing

4504 Bussey Road
Syracuse, NY
P: 315-491-5158
http://www.redhawkbrewing.com

Belgian Style Ales crafted with the finest quality ingredients. Red Hawk Brewing is sure to please even the most discerning palate.

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Willow Rock Brewing Company

115 Game Rd.
Syracuse, NY
P: 315-928-6948
http://willowrockbrew.com/

Willow Rock Brewing Co. is following a well-worn path from local to regional brewery and the owners look forward to bringing packaged products to all corners of New York state.

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Otsego County

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Bear Pond Winery

2515 State Highway 28
Oneonta, NY
P: 607-643-0294
www.bearpondwines.com

Bear Pond creates wines from carefully selected grapes grown on-site and from small NYS vineyards. Every Saturday, they pair wines with locally-grown foods.

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Brewery Ommegang

656 County Highway 33
Cooperstown, NY
P: 800-498-2445
www.ommegang.com

This Belgian-style brewery, located on a 135-acre former hop farm, produces national award-winning beers, and hosts several concerts each season. Cafe, brewery store, tours, tastings.

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Butternuts Beer & Ale

4021 State Highway 51
Garrattsville, NY
P: 607-263-5070
www.butternutsbeerandale.com

Butternuts brews its beers (packaged in cans) in a refurbished dairy barn. It is a member of the Cooperstown Beverage Trail.

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Cooperstown Beverage Trail

288 Goose St
Fly Creek, NY
P: 800-505-6455
www.cooperstownbeveragetrail.com

Three breweries, two wineries, and a cider mill are featured on this bucolic 40-mile journey through Otsego County - New York's first official cuisine trail.

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Cooperstown Brewing Company

110 River Street
Milford, NY
P: 607-286-9330
www.cooperstownbrewing.com

This English-style brewery features names like Old Slugger, Nine Man Ale, and Benchwarmer, drawing on the brewery's proximity to Cooperstown. Member of Cooperstown Beverage Trail.

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Cooperstown Distillery

11 Railroad Avenue
Cooperstown, NY
P: 607-282-4246
http://www.cooperstowndistillery.com

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Council Rock Brewery

4861 State Highway 28
Cooperstown, NY
P: 607-643-3016
www.councilrockbrewery.com

Serving up hearty food and hand crafted beers, with new beers being added frequently.

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Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard

288 Goose Street
Fly Creek, NY
P: 607-547-9692
www.flycreekcidermill.com

With more than 40 free samples of cheeses, salsas, wines, fudge, speads and more, the Cider Mill presses fresh sweet cider during the autumn months.

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Heartsease Hill

217 Pritchard Road
West Winfield, NY
P: 315-855-4690
https://www.facebook.com/HeartseaseMead#!/HeartseaseMead

Produces standard dry and sweet meads, made of fruit and herbal blends (including basil, strawberry, blueberry, and plum), as well as chocolate and honey varieties.

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Rustic Ridge Winery

2805 State Hwy 80
Burlington Flats, NY
P: 607-965-0626
www.rusticridgewinery.com

Rustic Ridge offers a diverse selection of NYS-produced and bottled wines, located on a large family farm with spectacular views.

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Schoharie County

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Green Wolf Brewing Co.

315 Main Street
Middleburgh, NY
P: (518) 872-2503
http://www.greenwolfales.com/

Green Wolf Brewing Co. is a licensed Farm Brewery located in the village of Middleburgh, NY – which is, in turn, located in scenic and historic Schoharie County. Schoharie County is within an hour’s drive of New York’s Capital District. Our uncommon

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Kymar Farm Winery & Distilery

102 Baptist Church Road
Charlotteville, NY
P: 518-290-0051
www.ky-mar.com

Kymar Farm is a craft winery and distillery located in the northern foothills of the Catskills. We are the first licensed distillery in Schoharie County since prohibition.

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