New! Spirits of C’ville; Whiskey, Beer, Cider and Wine Tour

Taste the best of Charlottesville on this 5-hour whiskey, beer, cider and wine tour. Explore ultra premium vodka, gin, whiskey and bourbon at Silverback Distillery, sip from craft beers in the authentic biergarten at Wild Wolf Brewing Company, enjoy  Bold Rock’s crisp and refreshing ciders and taste some fine wine in the art-filled tasting room Wish Wish Charlottesville Wine Tours » Blog

DuClaw(s) out at Left Hand Brewery in craft beer trademark dispute over Sawtooth and Black Jack beer names

DuClaw(s) out at Left Hand Brewery in craft beer trademark dispute over Sawtooth and Black Jack beer names Left Hand Brewing may have just made the list of the U.S. top 50 craft brewers but DuClaw Brewing Company isn’t writing to congratulate them. In this lawsuit filed last Monday, DuClaw, which makes a Belgian white it calls Sawtooth and stout called Black Jack Stout wants a Maryland Federal...

Don’t get fined for being good – what you need to know about advertising your donations or partnerships with charities.

Don’t get fined for being good – what you need to know about advertising your donations or partnerships with charities. Don’t get fined for being good – what you need to know about advertising your donations or partnerships with charities.Posted on March 31, 2014 by Ashley BrandtBefore wineries, craft breweries or distillers partner with a local or national charity to do some good,...

St. Patty’s Day for Winos

St. Patty’s Day for Winos Are you a wino looking to get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit?Our friends at Vinepair enlisted the services of Alphabet City Beer Company to create a handy chart for Beer and Wine Lovers. One particular beer and wine pairing stood out to us for today’s green holiday: Stout and Cabernet Sauvignon. It’s no surprise that drinkers who prefer rich and earthy flavors...

Berlin & A Heavenly Blueberry Küchen Recipe

Berlin & A Heavenly Blueberry Küchen Recipe via Eat Wine by Liz Caskey Culinary & Wine Experiences: I have been meaning to write a post on our trip to Berlin in November. Between the holidays and summer high season, here we are at the end of January already. That being said, Berlin has been on my mind. Way back in February of last year, when we decided to visit Europe en route to a...

Indiana Won’t Let You Buy Cold Beer In Grocery Stores… But A Challenge To That Law Could Be Decided As Soon As Early 2014

Indiana Won’t Let You Buy Cold Beer In Grocery Stores… But A Challenge To That Law Could Be Decided As Soon As Early 2014 Just a quick update and some new information on the battle by grocery stores and convenience marts in Indiana to be able to sell cold beer (yes, they really can’t do that in Indiana). For a little more information, you can read my earlier post on the challenge that the grocers...

Website Fan Reviews And Product Descriptions Can Play an Important Role In The Decision to Grant You a Trademark

Website Fan Reviews And Product Descriptions Can Play an Important Role In The Decision to Grant You a Trademark The folks over at Bourgogne Des Flandres can breathe a little easier after this decision from the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board reversed the Trademark Examining Attorney’s refusal to register their trademark on the grounds that it is generic...