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Spirited Away

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The Fuller Building

45 Pine Grove Avenue

Kingston, NY 12401

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A Craft Beverage Tasting and Discussion

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That's the spirit!

Join us for an exclusive craft beverage tasting event on Wednesday, May 18th from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at the Fuller Building in Kingston. Sample beverages from outstanding producers from across the Hudson Valley.

→ Enjoy tastings of wine, cider, beer, and spirits from 12 great Hudson Valley-based producers

→ Grab a bite from Lekker Food Truck

→ A discussion with women craft beverage entrepreneurs on raising a glass and the glass ceiling.

→ Sit back and relax in a special installation brought to you by the Ulster County ReStore.

$10 - Online

$15 - At Door

A portion of the proceeds will go to Ulster County Habitat for Humanity.

Sponsored by Ulster County Economic Development

Craft Beverage Producers include Denning's Point Distillery, Catskill Provisions, West Kill Brewing, Coppersea Distilling, Fjord Vineyards, Berkshire Mountain Distillers, Brooklyn Cider House, Cooper's Daughter Spirits, Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider, Rip Van Winkle Brewing, 1857 Spirits, and The Vale Fox Distillery.

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Susan Johnson, Co-Owner, Dennings's Point Distillery

For over 8 years Susan Johnson has been a noteworthy presence in the Hudson Valley craft distilling space. You may know her from her work as co-founder and Managing Director at Denning’s Point Distillery located in Beacon. In her role at the distillery, Susan leads the charge for all sales and marketing, as well as brand strategy, business development, and product development. She has worked in marketing and design in New York City for 20 years. She holds degrees from both Fordham University and Parson School of Design. Susan currently lives in Newburgh, NY with her feisty French Bulldog, Darla.

Claire M Marin, CEO Founder/Head Distiller, Catskill Provisions

Claire Marin is a former Magazine Executive with a ​passion​ for bees, love of local organic products, and an uncanny ability to spot trends in flavor. Hers is an ​inspiring ​story of ​evolution​, from Publisher to Beekeeper to Whiskey Distiller who just opened her own distillery on her farm in Long Eddy, NY , which will make​ Catskill Provisions Distillery​ one of ​only a few female-owned and operated distilleries in the U.S. With her award-winning ​NY Honey Rye Whiskey​, ​ ​Claire has created a perfect mix of rye, malted barley and corn with a drop of her raw wildflower NY honey to round out the tones of the Rye to create a spirit that is strong with soft edges, much like her.

Kim Wagner, Founder/Owner, Stoutridge Distillery and Winery

Kim and her husband produce award-winning wines and spirits as the founders and owners of Stoutridge Vineyard, a vineyard, farm winery, and distillery established in 2000 in Marlboro, NY. She is responsible for all compliance, financial, and distribution activities for this family-owned manufacturing and tourism business which sources 100% of its fruit and grain inputs directly from New York State growers.

Elizabeth Ryan, Producer of Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider

Elizabeth Ryan is the producer of Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider. She is a renowned fruit grower and cider maker who studied cider making in Somerset and Hereford in England. Ryan made her first barrel of cider in 1980, while obtaining her Pomology degree at Cornell University. In 1984, she bought Breezy Hill Orchard in Dutchess County and her operation has been ever-expanding leading up to the launch of Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider in 1996, and the addition of several farms and orchards including Stone Ridge Orchard near New Paltz.

Casey Erdmann, Co-Owner of Fjord Vineyards

Casey Erdmann is co - owner of Fjord Vineyards with husband, Matthew Spaccarelli. Her journey into wine began in her early twenties when she entered the restaurant business: working in two very busy and well established Hudson Valley hot spots. She knew she belonged somewhere within this farm to table world - a place where people found connections through good company, great local food and wine. At 22, she met her Husband and began working as General Manager at Benmarl Winery for five years or so.

Throughout this time, Matt and Casey slowly created friendships with farmers around town and began planting vines of their own. One acre here, one acre there. It was these small plantings on unique sites, yet so close together (2-3 miles apart) that got them thinking about their own label. Fjord Vineyard was born in 2013. Casey now works as the sole sales rep for Fjord and tasting room manager at their new tasting room in Milton NY. Casey feels extremely fortunate to have found the Hudson Valley and to have made a home in such a beautiful, bountiful connecting atmosphere.

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