Farnum Hill

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Autumn and Eve: How the State's Cider Industry Has Changed Over the Last Decade

    When Autumn Stoscheck received her cidery license in 2002, she was just 21 years old -- and the State Liquor Authority told her she was the youngest person in New York State to hold a license. So, unlike many of the producers now jumping into the game, this is the only career she's ever known.

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    Scenes From The Queens Kickshaw's Killer Cider Dinner

    There are too few places in this city where you can nurse along a budding cider obsession, which makes us incredibly grateful for The Queens Kickshaw (40-17 Broadway, Astoria, 718-777-0913). Owners Ben Sandler and Jennifer Lim launched the place with grilled cheese, good coffee, and nice beer, but t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Here's How You Can Celebrate the Newest Seasonal Cider Releases

    Looking for an alternative fermented beverage to add to your summer drinking repertoire? Consider cider, particularly some of the new craft ciders being released this month. Two upcoming festivals celebrate the cider renaissance and will give attendees the chance to sample some unique, surprising of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Cider Week Ends With a Bang at Applepalooza

    Another year, another week of cider jubilation passed in NYC. The fun isn't over for cider producers though; in fact, the apple harvest, which functions much like the vinous version (picking, pressing, fermenting), is in high gear. But for city dwellers who got a taste of apple country delivered to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Our Picks for Cider Week in NYC

    When it rains, it pours, so get ready for another booze-soaked NYC weekend that's gonna spill right into your work week. In fact, have that doctor's note ready in the event of over-enthusiastic participation. If you thought your glasses were full with the NYC Wine and Food Festival in town, prepare ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    How Do You Like These Apple Ciders: Sampling W├Âlffer's Big Apple Wine & Farnum Hill's Extra-Dry Cider

    abhijittembhekar/flickrDrink your apples.​It's always sad to see fruit stands at the farmers market become less and less diverse as the weather cools. Sure, New York apples are great, but they're just about the only tree fruit we're likely to see for the next six months. They'll even invade ou ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 26, 2008

    Braeburn's Funny Farm

    New West Village bistro gets lost in the corn