Balsamic-Style Vinegar

Hudson-Chatham Balsamic-Styled Vinegars

   Balsamic vinegar (in Italian: aceto balsamico) is a vinegar originating from Italy. The original, costly, traditional balsamic vinegar (Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale), is made from a reduction of cooked white Trebbiano grape juice, and used as a condiment. It has been produced in Modena and Reggio Emilia since the Middle Ages, being mentioned in a document […]

Hudson-Chatham Fire In the Vineyard Hot Sauce

Humans have used chili peppers and other hot spices for thousands of years. One of the first commercially available bottled hot sauces appeared in 1807 in Massachusetts. However, of the early brands in the 1800s, few survive to this day. Tabasco sauce is the earliest recognizable brand in the hot sauce industry, appearing in 1868 […]

Hudson-Chatham Hot Smoking Winemaker’s BBQ Sauce

Barbecue sauce is as American as apple pie, maybe more so! The precise origin of barbecue sauce is unclear. Some trace it to the end of the 15th century, when Christopher Columbus brought a sauce back from Hispaniola, while others place it at the formation of the first American colonies in the 17th century. References […]