We will cheers to this news. Rochester has been named one of the world's top 10 beer destinations for 2019 by VinePair.com, a wine, beer and spirits focused media company. 

Rochester came in on the list of top ten destinations at number seven, appearing alongside other cities including Paris, Seattle, Tokyo, New Orleans, Berlin and Austin, TX.

On Rochester, VinePair notes the recent opening of Other Half Brewing’s Rochester location, the volume of breweries in Monroe County (now numbered at more than two dozen) and Rochester being the home of the famous Genesee Brewery (and iconic) Genesee Cream Ale. Local breweries recognized by VinePair include Swiftwater Brewing, Fifth Frame Brewing and Three Heads Brewing.

You can view VinePair’s list of the top 10 beer destinations in the world in its entirety here.

For more information on the always-growing beer scene in Rochester, NY, check out the video below produced in partnership with Boomtown Table. Or plan a visit for yourself to Rochester, NY and sip your way through the city with our friends at the Rochester Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Trail, TourROC and Crush Beer and Wine Tours.