SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: It's New York's official fruit. And apples are grown all across the state. Nestled in the hills of Lafayette, south of Syracuse, Beak and Skiff has been in the growing business since 1911.

Change is at the core of their longevity: From u-pick to spirits and hard cider -- which you can sample in their tasting room.

Beak and Skiff was recently named the number one apple orchard in the country in USA Today's reader's choice.

Iris St. Meran shares what makes the orchard different from the rest.