Cider vs. Hard Cider vs. Sweet Cider

At some point during the 20th century, the word cider was reclaimed by apple juice companies to mean fresh-pressed juice, but cider, by its original definition, implies that it’s fermented, and therefore alcoholic. ~ Why you should stop calling cider ‘hard’ Okay, history has made this topic confusing for Americans. In colonial America, cider was the alcoholic Read more about Cider vs. Hard Cider vs. Sweet Cider[…]

This Week at the Shop: Getting Ready for Spring!

This Week’s Schedule: Tasting Tuesday, 5-7p: Winemaker Tasting: Victor Villar, Castillo de Monjardin Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Bad Wolf Brewing Company Wine Friday, 5-7p: Spring Selections with Matthew & European Cellars Staff Pick Saturday, 2-6p: Staff Pick Tasting Are you ready for Spring? It surely looks like spring has sprung finally. The flowers are out, the cherry blossoms are being Read more about This Week at the Shop: Getting Ready for Spring![…]

This Week at the Shop: Our Tasting Notes Archive

This Week’s Schedule: Beer Thursday, 5-7p: Union Craft Brewing Wine Friday, 5-7p: Spring Selections with Jenalyn Staff Pick Saturday, 2-6p: For more details, follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Tasting Notes Archive: Among our many services, we building quite the archive of tasting notes from all of our wine, beer, and cider tastings that have occurred Read more about This Week at the Shop: Our Tasting Notes Archive[…]