Wine Tasting

Wine tasting is the sensory examination and evaluation of wine. Sounds fancy but you don’t need to know much about wine to participate in...
Wine & Beer Apps

Wine & Beer Apps

With new applications launching everyday, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the world of technology! Whether you are a budding enthusiast of wine &...

Beer my Valentine

Need a last minute gift? I have a perfect gift idea for the beer lover in your life. Your special someone will think you...
Chocolate

Pairing Chocolate with Wine and Beer

Chocolate has become a traditional gift for Valentine’s Day, with wine and beer not far behind! I thought it would be fun to pair...
Beer Hacks

Beer Hacks

Everyone can use a good life-hack, right? This week, I’ve compiled my favorite beer hacks. Open a Beer 1. Use another bottle (lid on) to open...
Wine Hacks

Wine Hacks

Open a Bottle Without a Corkscrew: Use a thick screw and pull with pliers; a nail or a key pushed in firmly at an...
Calories in Alcohol

Alcohol and Counting Calories

According to data pulled from Google by iQuanti (a marketing research firm), the most popular New Year's resolution for 2017 is to “get healthy”...
Champagne

Champagne

What makes Champagne so special? The name “Champagne” is legally protected by the European Union in the Treaty of Madrid (1981). It states that...
stocking stuffers

Stocking Stuffers

By the time this article is printed, you will have 5 shopping days left until Christmas. That’s assuming you are reading this the day...
Gift of Beer

Gifts for the Beer Lover

Bar accessories seem to be the rage these days and with good reason! They make the perfect hostess gift. There is always something new...

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Visitors to Fullwood Animal Hospital will notice some changes next time they visit.  Before entering the lobby, customers are now greeted by a basket...

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Independence JROTC wins Superintendent’s Cup and Distinguished Unit Award

The Air Force JROTC program at Independence High School Unit NC-022 recently received top recognition from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Superintendent. These awards...