Hearing “wine cellar” might conjure old movie images of a candlelit trip down dark, musty stairs to a crumbling stone cave. That was then; this is now. Hagstrom Builder has been building custom homes since 1962, and it’s seeing a fresh, new trend in wine cellars. The biggest change is these rooms are moving up in the world—literally—from the basement to the main floor. Displaying a collection of spirits has become a form of art, and Peter, Erik and Nils Hagstrom are getting creative to elevate their clients’ collections to show-stopping levels of artistry. Read more about Wine About It
Tattersall's Bootlegger, Bent Paddle Brewing Company's Trampled Golden Ale and Rabble Rosé from Paso Robles, California, make a perfect trio of summer drinks. Read more about New Tattersall Spirit Highlights Summer Drink Picks
If you’d like to become more familiar with different wine regions, varietals and qualities of wine, as well as the vocabulary of wine, an at-home wine tasting can help you become more knowledgable about wine in a fun, relaxed environment. Read more about Entertain Your Friends and Expand Your Palate with an In-home Wine Tasting
This article originally appeared as part of the story Pour, Swirl and Sip in the March/April 2019 issue.
Cindy Cotroneo Fix, co-owner of Cotroneo’s along with her husband Guy, knows wine. Here are a few of her favorite pairings. Read more about Local Wine Expert Shares Perfect Pairings
Fall isn’t simply a change in the weather. It brings a transformation in decor, activities and flavors. Amidst pumpkin and apple flavored pies and lattes, vice president and co-owner of Elevated Beer, Wine & Spirits Tom Boland offers some subtle fall-time drink recommendations perfect for bringing in the season.
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In the late 1980s, a special piece of Dellwood property caught real estate developer Ron Peltier’s eye. The 188-acre tract of land was originally part of James J. Hill’s empire and was passed down to his daughter and then his granddaughter, Gertrude Ffolliott. She wasn’t prepared to sell, but Peltier was willing to wait. That wait ended up being decades long, but Peltier was finally able to buy the property of his dreams in 2010.
Read more about 7 Vines Vineyard and Winery Produces Local Wine and Provides a Beautiful Event Venue