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Clown Shoes ought to fit!

September 13, 2018
By Becca Zidik Crisp air and cool nights signify the change in seasons, a time that we all look forward to. Instead of the cliche PSL (pumpkin spice latte) or cinnamon apple cider, consider a refreshing glass of Clown Shoes beer! Straight from Ipswich, Mass., this craft brewery will be featured at The Foundry for…

Red wine to pass time

August 31, 2018
By Becca Zidik As the weather gets chillier, and signs of fall are making appearances, staying inside starts to sound like a perfect pastime. And what better way to spend time inside than with a glass of ruby red Merlot from Estancia Vineyards. A glass in your hand while enjoying the changing temperatures in a…

Enjoy the bounty of summer wines

August 23, 2018
By Becca Zidik St. Supéry Estate Vineyards embraces the very best of Napa Valley and French château  traditions to create award-winning wine. The flavors of St. Supéry Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay blend just as well as the traditions of the famed winery. With 100 percent estate grown grapes, the Sauvignon Blanc paints a picture reminiscent…

Tasting New Zealand varietals

August 17, 2018
By Becca Zidik If you thought the ’70s were wild in America, imagine the party New Zealand had when the first wine grape vines were planted in Marlborough! That’s right, in 1973, some extremely smart soul planted vines in the now bustling wine region thanks to the abundant sunshine, cool nights, and perfect soil conditions.…

Good things come in pairs

August 9, 2018
By Becca Zidik Good things come in pairs, especially wine. Hailing from Espagne, Hammeken Cellars of Alicante has produced an array of specialized wine since 1996. Specifically, Flor del Montgó Tempranillo and Flor del Montgó Verdejo: sisters from a slightly different mister … well, family of grapes. The Tempranillo, a black grape originating in Spain, comes…

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Sun-filled summer days

July 26, 2018
By Becca Zidik Vis pour voyager, et voyager pour vivre!  Translation: Live to travel, and travel to live – with a getaway to Southern France! Sunglasses and suntans are reminiscent of Biscaye Baie Sauvignon Blanc from the Gascony region of France. Known for warm, sunshine-filled days and rural off-the-grid living (do they have wifi?), Gascony…

Wine sampling and lingo lessons

July 20, 2018
By Becca Zidik From premier wine tastings to exquisite hors d’oeuvres, there’s no better way to wind down after Wine Fest’s activities than relaxing at the Summit Pond. After a day of tasting some of the world’s most prestigious wine from Austria, Italy, Spain, and Japan, pick a spot on the deck and have a…

Refreshing wines for hot days

July 11, 2018
By Becca Zidik July heat got you down? Don’t worry, us too. Cue Domain Pichot Vouvray Chenin Blanc. This semi-dry, medium-bodied wine will give you the best of both worlds from one of the oldest family-owned wineries in a petit village: Vouvray, France. Tropical senses from grapefruit, pineapple, lychee, mango and pear will have your…

Your tastebuds will dance with this

July 5, 2018
By Becca Zidik ’Tis the season for skippin’, flip-floppin’, and of course, sippin’... on that wine you’ve wanted to try since you heard about it on Twitter exactly three and a half days ago. California’s acclaimed Napa Valley is home to Silverado Vineyards. With six distinctive vineyards in the heart of Napa, the property prides itself…