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New Day Meadery: Taking it to the Next Level

Taking it to the next level…that is exactly what Brett Canaday and Tia Agnew of New Day Meadery did when they realized that their house was overflowing with wine bottles. Canady and Agnew began as hobbyist beekeepers and they used Read more >

Becoming a Serious Swirler at Bloomington’s Butler Winery

Even before I became the sophisticated 21-year-old that I am today, I always had a fascination with wine, and I made it my personal goal to one day be referred to as a “wine connoisseur” or even better, a “wino.” Now, Read more >

Indiana Artisan: Sue Wilson, Carousel Winery

The Indiana Artisan program is not just about art, it’s about creation and being able to build and make things with your hands that other people enjoy — so it’s about food and drink just as much as it is Read more >

Dig-IN: A Taste of Indiana [CONTEST CLOSED] (#DigIN11)

This weekend marks the second annual Dig-IN: A Taste of Indiana event. From its humble beginnings in 2008 to the annual food festival it has now become, Dig-IN is a great way for the entire family to sample some of Read more >

Dig-IN to Indiana’s Best Local Food This August

This summer, I’ve made it a goal to use more locally grown food when I cook at home. I subscribe to a CSA box from Double Oak Farm here in Columbus, Indiana and I visit farmer’s markets regularly. We grow some Read more >

Tastings – A REAL Wine Experience

Sure, you’ve had your fair share of glasses of wine; you’ve taken tours of some of the finest wineries in the area; you’ve tasted more different types of wine than you can count on your hands; but have you ever Read more >

A Choco-licious Adventure Awaits in Richmond

What do you get when you cross Willy Wonka with the Amazing Race? Answer: the delicious adventure known as the Wayne County Chocolate Trail. As a treat (no pun intended) for my daughter Annie’s  8th grade graduation, I took her Read more >

Fountain Square’s Rooftop Garden

I had the pleasure of living in the heart of downtown Indianapolis for about 7 years following college. I loved every minute of it–awesome restaurants just steps away from my front door, cultural attractions around every corner, and a walk-everywhere lifestyle. Read more >

40th Swiss Wine Festival, August 25 – 28, Vevay (Switzerland County)

It’s one of my favorite Indiana festivals, the Swiss Wine Festival. Celebrating America’s heritage of having the very first commercial winery in the whole US, the Swiss Wine Festival celebrates their heritage and contribution to America’s wine history. This four-day Read more >