NYS alcohol producers niche keeps on expanding

Here's the final count for New York State adult beverage production in 2016. Bear in mind some companies fit into more than one of these categories.
• There are 418 wineries and farm wineries.

• Those wineries have 82 branch offices/satellite stores.

• Wine now is produced in 59 of the state's 62 counties.

• There are more than 300 breweries.

• There are more than 100 craft distillers, and the number of farm distilleries has nearly doubled in the past two years.

• There are 75 cider producers. 
Since 2011, the number of farm-based alcohol beverage manufacturers has increased by 188%, bringing the total number of wineries, breweries, distilleries, and cideries using New York-grown ingredients to 591.

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• Go here for Dowd's New York Wines Notebook

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