Hudson Valley distilleries to know

It’s easy to take a spirited day trip from New York City.

In the last decade, the Hudson Valley has become fertile ground for distilleries, quenching the thirst for craft cocktails and locally-made spirits.

Distillers are eager to show off what goes into the glass, and the summer is the perfect time to hop in a car to taste and explore the surrounding nature.

Gina Pace