James Birnie of Excelsior Brewery Company.

History is Brewing at Excelsior Brewing Company. Lead brewer of Excelsior Brewing Company shares his love for the craft.

What Organic Wine Brings To The Table. Cheers to the benefits of drinking organic wine.

Bottle of Savigny-lès-Beaune pinot noir.

A Toast Worthy Holiday Wine List

The Zombie Cocktail with ignited 151 rum on a table decorated for Halloween.

Creepy Cocktails. Frightfully good drinks for the Halloween season.

Two hands holding wine glasses.

Sip and Learn: An Easy Guide for Finding Wines You'll Love.

Bartender holding a cocktail

With summer in high gear, drinks should be fun and refreshing. Here are a few that top my list:


Popping the cork on a bottle of bubbly can fill a room with celebratory spirits. As we move into brunch season and springtime celebrations, let’s take a closer look at a Champagne’s lesser-known cousin.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Even if you’re not Irish, can we admit that leprechauns, rainbows and pots of gold give us a great excuse to celebrate? Other than a pint of Guinness, another popular way to indulge in St.

Irish Whiskey

St. Patrick’s Day—when it comes to this day, many people become Irish, wearing a bit of green or having a beer.

Once in a while, moons align, and the right wine matches with great food.

I hope you enjoy some of my favorites for food and wine pairings.