Senator Rachel May celebrates New York's Outstanding Cideries with Legislation and New York State of Cider Event in Albany

Dan Messineo

May 20, 2024

2024 Cider Event

A New York Cidery Representative Pours Senator May a Cider at New York State of Cider Event

Senator Rachel May hosted the New York State of Cider, a fantastic Albany event inviting NY cideries for a fun night of tasting hard cider. It was an excellent opportunity for her colleagues to learn and discuss policies to help our cideries flourish. 

New York is Apple Country; we're known for our exceptional ciders. Unlike other cider states and other types of beverages, our cideries cannot ship products directly to consumers. Senator May's bill (S1999) lifts that restriction, allowing them to expand their reach to new markets. That's a win for apple growers, cideries, and consumers.

Senator James Skoufis and Assembly Member Patricia Fahy cohosted the event with Senator May. 

New York cideries in attendance:

Adirondack Winery
Angry Orchard
Bedrock Cidery
Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cidery
Indian Ladder Farms Cidery & Brewery
Little Apple Cidery
Nine Pin Cider
Pennings Farm Cidery
Rockland Cider Works
Seminary Hill Cidery & Orchard
Steampunk Cider
Treasury Cider at Fishkill Farms
Cornell University

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