From Beekeeping to Distilling, The Origins of Catskill Provisions

This women-owned and self-funded distillery in Upstate New York continues to defy expectation

Cracking open your favorite bottle is about more than enjoying a drink; that bottle represents the people behind it and the triumphs and struggles that defined their journey while crafting the spirit you’re about to enjoy. For Claire M Marin, the founder of Catskill Provisions, that journey started decades ago, in the publishing world of all places. After over 15 years spent in the glossy …

Touring the Hudson Valley Headquarters of Pointy Snout Caviar

A former cafe, paused in time, houses the sustainable caviar brand

Compelling design, a pioneering position on sustainability and an undeniably delicious product led us to Pointy Snout Caviar in December 2014—when we first interviewed co-founders Alex Du Cane and Michael Kline. In November 2021, we ventured into the Hudson Valley on a moody, rain-swept day to revisit the brand at its home within the walls of a former cafe. The daily sandwich specials were still scrawled on …

Pure Maple Syrup

Catskills-based Tree Juice Maple Syrup not only makes traditional, 100% pure maple syrup but also various infused and flavored iterations including zesty lemon and bourbon barrel-aged. Available in two-ounce bottles up to half-gallon jugs, this all-natural syrup is made on a 100-acre family-owned farm and promises to be non-GMO, gluten-free and vegan.