With so much of the attention going to craft brewing and natural wine, it’s easy to overlook Vermont’s stellar distilleries. Whistle Pig started in an old dairy farm and has gone on to produce some of the most revered rye whiskeys anywhere. America’s most awarded gin, Barr Hill, is produced in central Vermont by Caledonia Spirits. You’ll find these and many others on the cocktail menus of bars and restaurants throughout Greater Burlington. Be sure to ask your bartender, “What’s Local?”


Maple Open House is a great opportunity to meet and connect with Vermont’s Maple Sugar Makers. The doors to sugar shacks from across the region will be open for observation, education, and…