Skip to main contentSkip to main content
Updating results

Dcc

Bartender kits come in handy for impromptu mocktails for the kids but are also helpful for exploring the world of mixology.

Boordy Vineyards in Baltimore County, has added a Port wine to its lineup. The wine, which came out in late December 2022, is called Veritas. It’s a Madeira-styled, fortified dessert wine that, according to the winemaker notes, brings forth a seductive aroma of orange and caramel and a rich full-bodied flavor. It will cost $30 for a .375 mL bottle and be part of the Maryland producer’s ...

Feb. 2—Clay Gregory, who served many roles during a career in the wine industry that spanned three decades, died on Wednesday at age 65 from complications related to a form of early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Gregory's most recent role before announcing his retirement in 2019 was as president and CEO of Visit Napa Valley. According to a news release from his friend and former Visit Napa Valley ...

MONTEREY – The wine industry in Monterey County contributed $1.4 billion in annual economic activity in 2022 according to a new report commissioned by the Wine Institute and the California Association of Winegrape Growers. The Economic Impact of California Wine and Grapes on Monterey County measured the full economic impact of the wine and winegrape industries in terms of employment, wages, ...

Feb. 2—You could not buy a bottle of wine at the state Capitol Thursday but you might have heard some advice on the best bottles — and a few choice words for grocery stores — as hundreds of package store owners and employees converged on the Legislative Office Building to defend their businesses. The package stores faced off against supermarkets in the 2023 battle of wine sales — as lawmakers ...

You can keep your plans to watch the Carolina-Duke match-up this weekend over burgers and brews while overlooking Franklin Street: Top of the Hill is not closing. But TOPO Distillery, a sister company of Chapel Hill’s Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery, will officially close later this month, the Daily Tar Heel first reported. Luckily for UNC fans, the distillery closing does not affect the ...

The weekend has arrived, Boise. There are lots of things to do. Here are highlights on the entertainment calendar. 1. Do a big comedy show Well, maybe not. Only if you want to attend by yourself. Comedian Jo Koy essentially has sold out his 4,800-capacity concert Saturday at Idaho Central Arena. A smattering of tickets remain, but they’re singles. If you’re determined to buy tickets to ...

Feb. 2—RED BLUFF — The Tehama County CattleWomen announced the winners of their people's choice and best of show awards for the Western Art Show and Sale held at the Red Bluff Bull and GeldingSale. Winning the $1,000 people's choice was Toni Gaylord of Red Bluff, while the $500 best of show went to Steve Lang for his entry, "The Answer," which featured a cowboy enjoying the rain. Western art ...

Feb. 2—There's a lot of talk about how California's wine industry will have to adapt to climate change in the coming decades. It will sound familiar to regular readers of this newsletter: Vintners will have to use less water, plant heat-tolerant vines and figure out ways to make delicious wines in vintages with erratic weather. Often, these conversations seem to position climate change as ...

Sign up for our free weekly Food & Drink Newsletter Whether it's the newest restaurant in town or the hottest brewery to check out, our free, weekly Food and Drink newsletter will make sure you're the first to know about the next big thing in the Sacramento region. Sign up here! SIGN UP Midtown Sushi emerged loudly, the product of a nasty split between partners. It closed quietly. The ...

TOPO Distillery, part of Chapel Hill’s Top of the Hill restaurant and Brewery, will permanently close on Feb. 15, the Daily Tar Heel first reported. The company cited a sustained loss in revenue as the reason for closing. The distillery opened in 2012 as the first locally sourced, organic distillery in the south. At the time of its opening, distilleries weren’t allowed to sell liquor products ...

Make a wish Friday. The first Friday of every month is celebrated as First Friday in art districts and other neighborhoods around Colorado. But the Summit County town of Silverthorne‘s celebration on Friday, Feb. 3 is especially bright. It will “honor the diverse cultural influences of our community” with a Wish Lantern Festival that draws inspiration from Mexico’s Noche de Candela and the ...

Feb. 2—Along with celebrations for Valentine's Day and Mardi Gras, the month of February just so happens to be Stout Month ... in Colorado that is. The declaration of February as the month to honor those thick, rich, dark beers began with Mountain Sun Pub and Brewery more than 25 years ago. The brewery, located at 1535 Pearl St. in Boulder, is celebrating dark beers with a rotating menu of 29 ...

Feb. 2—ATKINS — A new satellite taproom is bringing a mainstay to Atkins' Main Street with the fourth expansion of a Dyersville brewery. Textile TapHaus, opened in May, is bringing to this Benton County town a growing trend in Iowa: the rapid expansion of local breweries and taprooms across the state. "You could tell there's a lot of new homes and neighborhoods around town, and there was ...

Feb. 1—Starting tonight at the 7 Seas Brewing taproom on Jefferson Avenue, Tacoma's favorite lager will flow from kegs for the first time in more than 40 years. On Wednesday only, 4-10 p.m., fans can snag drafts of the beer with the "velvet tang" for just 35 cents. If that's not reason enough to swing by the Tacoma taproom, The Canteen by Camp Colvos, which just opened its comfort-food ...

Feb. 1—ROCK HILL — Rock Hill Legal Remedy Brewing will make changes in Rock Hill, and will be closed for two weeks. The brewery and food spot in the downtown area posted on its Facebook page Wednesday that a new leader will take over much of the operations side. "We are handing the reins to a new team that is as passionate about real beer and real food as we are," the post reads. Long-time ...

Feb. 1—Former Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli is now facing a third lawsuit in Sonoma County related to more than a dozen women's allegations of sexual assault. Farrah Abraham, a former reality TV star, filed the lawsuit in December accusing Foppoli of assaulting her in Palm Beach, Fla. in 2021. She is one of 14 women who have accused the one-time Windsor Mayor of sexual assault or misconduct. ...

Feb. 1—Take a look inside the wine industry trade show Latest video Four Super Bowl snacks to keep away from your dog What type of music helps you fall asleep easier? Video: Inside the 2023 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium What is Kawasaki disease and how does it affect children? Workout smarter, not harder with these simple tips Video: Dane Campbell, tasting room manager at Compline Wine, ...

Several Pennsylvania and New Jersey wineries are celebrating the recent results out of the San Francisco International Wine Competition, one of the world’s largest and longest-running wine contests. Karamoor Estate Winery in Fort Washington, Montgomery County, won a gold medal for its 2019 Petit Verdot, silver medals for its 2019 Chardonnay, 2021 Pinot Gris and 2017 Meritage, and bronze medals ...

Feb. 1—In this episode of the UnCapped podcast, host Chris Sands talks with Wylie McDade and Brian Halbert, cofounders of Devil's Due Distillery in Kearneysville, West Virginia, about the history of the distillery and what they have planned for the future. Here is an excerpt of their talk. UnCapped: What brought you to open a distillery? Wylie McDade: We both came from other careers. I was in ...

Feb. 1—This week live music is happening at wineries near Lake Chelan, including three nights at Chateau Faire Le Pont, which accepts dinner reservations. A few Wenatchee shows should attract a crowd, and bar venues in Leavenworth are also bringing in musical guests. Thursday * 4-6 p.m. at Tipsy Canyon Winery, 270 Upper Joe Creek Road, Manson. Owen Barnhart is a singer-songwriter and ...

Feb. 1—EAST MARLBOROUGH — So, you like wine a lot and you've always thought it would be a kick to grow your own grapes. Artist Lele Galer and her husband Brad, a neurologist, are selling the award-winning Galer Estates Vineyard and Winery. With a selling price of almost $3.4 million, the winery, house, vineyard and a B&B, are all located on 7.5 acres. Following a March 2008 purchase of Folly ...

Have the steep prices of essentials like eggs and cereal got you digging for bargain wines? We get it. Wine is your essential. And frankly, you shouldn’t have to pay more than around $15 for a quality bottle. To prove it, we called Bay Area sommeliers, wine buyers and bottle shop owners to find their favorite value wines. These 12 wines, all priced between $9 and $19, are the ones they ...

Dry January is over. But for many people, nonalcoholic beverages have become a lifestyle choice. According to Forbes, 2022 sales of no- and low-alcohol beverages grew by more than 7% in volume across 10 key global markets, surpassing $11 billion in market value. What’s more, nonalcoholic beer and cider account for 70% of the NA category’s growth in the last year. That means stores are stocking ...