Welcome to The Blog of HV Farm to Table Tours

At HV Farm to Table Tours, we are passionate about connecting people with the locally grown bounty of the Hudson Valley. We offer a unique tour experience that brings you closer to the sources of your food. Join us for a tour of local farms, wineries and food makers, to discover the amazing produce, products and flavors of the Hudson Valley. Together, let's explore, savor and appreciate the beauty of the land and its bounty!


Newburgh Brewery

Newburgh Brewing Company is located in Newburgh, NY, in a classic brick and stone renovated 1850s box factory. The brewery is situated on a massive four-story building that started life as a steam engine company over 160 years ago.

According to the owners, the building belonged to the Newburgh Paper Box Company, which closed in 1980. The location provides visitors with an industrial and rustic atmosphere that adds to the overall experience of visiting the brewery. Visitors can enjoy excellent craft beer, local wine, cider, and beer-paired foods in the restaurant while taking in the unique surroundings. Additionally, the location is situated on a hill overlooking the Hudson River and provides stunning views of the surrounding area. Overall, Newburgh Brewing Company's location offers visitors a unique and memorable experience that combines history with modern craft brewing.

Newburgh Brewing Company's brewmaster, Christopher Basso, has an impressive background in brewing and culinary arts. According to Newburgh Brewing, Basso began his brewing career at the Brooklyn Brewery after graduating from both Boston University and the French Culinary Institute. He is a founding partner/owner of Newburgh Brewing Company. Basso, is proud of his work as a brewer at Brooklyn Brewery before joining Newburgh Brewing Company.

Basso is also a mixologist who was trained at the French Culinary Institute in Manhattan and turned an internship at Brooklyn Brewery into a successful career in brewing. Overall, Christopher Basso's expertise and passion for brewing have helped establish Newburgh Brewing Company as a top destination for craft beer enthusiasts in the Hudson Valley area.


Finding Home Maple Syrup Cafe


If you're a fan of maple syrup, then you'll definitely want to check out Finding Home Farms. This Hudson Valley-based farm produces organic grade A amber maple syrup that is simply delicious. But did you know that they also have a cafe where you can enjoy their syrup in a variety of dishes?Finding Home Farms' cafe is located on the farm itself, so you can enjoy your meal while taking in the beautiful scenery. The menu features classic breakfast items like pancakes and waffles, as well as more unique dishes like maple bacon grilled cheese and maple glazed salmon.But the star of the show is definitely the maple syrup. You can drizzle it over your pancakes or waffles, or try it in one of their signature drinks like the Maple Latte or Maple Milkshake.If you're able to visit the farm in late winter or early spring you might get to see  the sugarhouse in full operation with free tours.

So whether you're a local or just passing through, be sure to stop by Finding Home Farms for some delicious maple syrup and a cozy cafe experience.


Pennings Cidery, Warwick Ny

Pennings Farm Cidery is a popular destination in WarwickOrange County NY. Established in 2014, the cidery offers varieties of American-style hard ciders and fresh ciders made directly from Pennings Farm apples. Visitors can enjoy cider on tap by the pint, flight, and growlers-to-go. The cidery is an orchard-based cider venue that gets very busy, especially after Labor Day weekend for the apple picking season. Pennings Farm Cidery is committed to supporting NY agriculture by producing craft ciders using 100% local ingredients. I you're looking for things to do in Warwick, NY, Pennings Farm Cidery is definitely worth checking out!



Palaia Vineyards closing thier doors.

Palaia Winery and Meadery, a popular venue in Highland MillsNew York, has closed its doors for good. The winery was known for its great mead, wine, food, and live entertainment. The owners of the winery announced the closure on their website and expressed gratitude to their loyal customers over the years. Palaia Winery was a well-known establishment in the area and had been featured in news articles such as The New York Times. It is unclear why the winery closed down. Customers are hearing rumors that the winery has been sold and may reopen, keep your fingers crossed.




Tin Barn Brewing is a farm brewery located in Sugar LoafNew York, that offers live music along with its juicy IPAs and other beers. The father-daughter team behind the brewery renovated an Orange County barn to create a welcoming space where visitors can enjoy homegrown Hudson Valley beer, oven-baked pizza, and live music. Tin Barn Brewing is friendly, authentic, and fun, with flavorful beer and a two-story deck with seating outside. The brewery is new to the local scene but has already become a popular day-trip destination for locals and tourists alike. Visitors can take in the beautiful scenery of Sugar Loaf while enjoying the menu of Tin Barn Brewing and listening to live music.  



Look here for more upcoming reviews of the best destination in the Hudson Valley.

Are you a foodie looking for the best farm-to-table restaurants in the Hudson Valley? Look no further than our new blog, which reviews some of the top locations in the area. The Hudson Valley is known for supplying New York City restaurants with fresh produce and meats, making it a prime destination for food lovers. Our blog will feature detailed reviews of each location, highlighting their unique menus and atmosphere. But that's not all - we'll also share tips on other things to do in the area, such as hikes and breweries, shopping, and restaurants.

Stay tuned for our first review, coming soon! In the meantime, check out some of our favorite Belgian-inspired meals at Pika's Farm Table.