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Articles tagged with 'wine'

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Wine specials at All Purpose give customers reason to try something new

Published Dec. 21, 2016

If you've ever stared long and hard at a restaurant's wine list, hoping to find something that looks familiar, that you know you'll like, at a price point you can afford, you're not alone. New wine offerings at AP Bar & Kitchen aim to make the world of wine a bit less intimidating.

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A drinker's holiday gift guide

Published Dec. 18, 2016

Who doesn't love to kick back with a nice little cocktail and enjoy the season? OK, there may be a few, but for the rest of us, here are some suggestions to help you get into the, ahem, spirit, of the season (see what I did there?) ...

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What to drink now: 6 holiday wine recs from Bartolotta's Katie Espinosa

Published Dec. 14, 2016

There's no time like the holidays for festive meals accompanied by delicious wines. But, finding the perfect wines to go with holiday meals can sometimes be a challenge. So we asked Katie Espinosa for some of her best recommendations for affordable holiday wines.

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First look: Total Wine & More in Brookfield

Published Nov. 8, 2016

On Thursday, Total Wine & More - the country's largest independent wine, beer and spirits retailer - opens its first Wisconsin store in the Calhoun Crossing Shopping Center, 17300 W. Bluemound Rd., in Brookfield. We took a peek inside.

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Downtown dining guide

Published Oct. 26, 2016

If you're heading into Downtown Milwaukee for a Bucks game, a day of work and a night out with friends, you can find almost anything and everything to eat. So the next time you head into the city, here's a full list of places to check out for a meal on the town.

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Cooler temps revive passion for red wine

Published Oct. 18, 2016

Maybe it's just me, but I lean more toward beer in summer and wine as the weather cools. Because I tend to choose reds over whites, I like the warming feeling of holding a glass of red wine and of the wine as I swallow it. Here are a few wines I've tasted lately.

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European style cheese shop on the docket for Tosa Village

Published Oct. 6, 2016

The Wauwatosa Village may have its very own cheese shop as soon as early December. A proposal for The Village Cheese Shop for the retail space at 1430 Underwood Ave., is slated to go before the Wauwatosa Plan Commission on Monday, Oct. 10.

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14 Milwaukee restaurants honored with 2016 Wine Spectator awards

Published July 8, 2016

Wine Spectator has released the winners of the 2016 Restaurant Awards, which honor outstanding eateries with extraordinary wine lists. This year, the program recognized 3,595 restaurants from all 50 states and 71 other countries, including 14 in Milwaukee.

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Wine Maniacs hosts soft opening for new menu on July 14

Published June 29, 2016

Beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, Wine Maniacs On The River, 106 W. Seebooth St., in Milwaukee will host a soft­ opening to introduce customers to samples from their new menu, designed by Chef Justin Johnson of Sustainable | Kitchens.

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Corvina Wine Company blends family history with wine

Published June 24, 2016

West Allis hasn't been far behind Milwaukee in terms of new food and beverage businesses cropping up in the area. Among the gems is Corvina Wine Company, a well-appointed retail shop and wine bar that's nearly as much about family as it is about wine.

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Local flavors: 4 ways to savor Wisconsin's iconic foods

Published June 15, 2016

From locally made cheese to beer to wine to foot-to-table restaurants to a nationally-recognized farmer's market, explore the household names that have been doing it right for generations and the rising stars that reinterpret Wisconsin's culinary traditions.