Join The Friends of Fermentation

Oneida County’s local breweries, distilleries, and wineries are combining forces to optimize your drinking experience in the Heart of New York! Join us and raise a glass as we navigate the Heart of New York Craft Beverage Trail, taking a pit stop at the best beverage destinations in CNY. Gather your family and friends, plan for a special occasion, and make it a weekend trip - you’ll want to be apart of the flourishing and fastly growing beverage community here in Oneida County!

From local wineries, to breweries and hop farms, you’ll want to see them all, and make sure you do - completing the trail means a free t-shirt for you! Become an official trailblazer of the Heart of New York Craft Beverage Trail.

Raise A Glass
  • Nail Creek
  • Prospect Falls
  • Saranac
  • Villa Verona
  • Woodland
  • Copper City
  • bagg's
  • bagg's

Become A Trailblazer!

Heart of New York Craft Trail Shirt
  1. Start the Heart of New York Craft Beverage Trail by picking up a Stamp Card at any participating Craft Beverage Trail location, as well as the Oneida  County Visitor Centers at Exit 31 and the Utica Train Station.
  2. Complete the craft beverage trail with validation from each stop.
  3. Present this fully validated card at any stop and receive a free “Friends of Fermentation” t-shirt.