1 Potatoe, 2 Potatoe, 3 Potatoe...Vodka!
Article by: Fred Bouchard - Brothers Donnie and Lee Thibodeau (co-Chairmen) have joined forces with CEO Bob Harkins and distiller Chris Dowe* to launch Maine Distilleries, the Pine Tree State's first commercial distillery. Their idea was to transform potatoes - that [...] Read More »
Sweet Smell of Shiraz
Article by: Harvey Finkel, MD - Bill Hardy, scion of the eponymic family of the Hardy Wine Company, visited Massachusetts recently, bearing samples of Hardy's way with Shiraz, the Australian term for Syrah. We'll get into those specifics after consideration of the [...] Read More »
Red Flavored and Moderately Priced!
Article by: Sandy Block, MW - Malbec is a fine grape that is gradually attaining widespread popularity even though it's never particularly been hyped. The Argentine's are doing wonders with it and forging a new category based on three of the hottest [...] Read More »
East Craft West Craft
Article by: Andy Crouch - With multiple Great American Beer Festival medals and two Small Brewpub Brewer of the Year awards to his credit, Tomme Arthur's brewing talents are self-evident. A pioneer in the wood and barrel aging movement, Arthur has [...] Read More »