We’ve never needed much prodding to pour ourselves a glass of New York’s fine beer, spirits or wine. It’s world-class stuff and we count ourselves lucky to practically have it at our doorstep. But we couldn’t help but notice that our options have changed — and for the better — over recent years.
At next month’s Edible Institute, New York Distilling Company’s Allen Katz will moderate a panel addressing the question: “Why is the good food movement drinking more?” We have some ideas based on stories in our sister publications, and we’ve shared them with you below.
Want to hear the live panel discussion for yourself? Institute tickets are still available, so snag yours now.
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