Category Archives: Cheers

Holiday Spirits

      A guide to champagne and sparkling wines for the season BY: Paul Wasserman, Uncorked by the Sea, Southport, NC    Legend has it that Dom Perignon after tasting his perfected wine, now known as Champagne, said “I’m

A CRAFT BEER LOVER’S NIRVANA

  North Carolina breweries made a showing at The Great American Beer Festival. By Candace and Jim Hobbs, Owners – The Grape & Ale, Oak Island, NC     If you don’t have The Great American Beer Festival on your

Hints of Cinnamon, Vanilla…

            &  Contentment … STORY BY: JENNIFER BARNETT PHOTOS BY: KRIS BEASLEY   It’s the time of year when I like to have the taste of my drinks reflect the mood of the season. It

6 Old School Cocktails You Should Make Right Now

Take a trip down memory lane with these vintage concoctions When I was growing up, I remember my folks drinking Martini’s, Manhattan’s and Grasshopper’s.  If I close my eyes I can see my Dad’s bar, which was the cabinet up

Get Your Chill On!

                Frozen concoctions from  Local eateries supply relief from the heat.  BY: SOUTHPORT MAGAZINE STAFF The dog days of summer are here and combined with the humidity of our seaside town, beating the

PATRIOTIC COCKTAILS

    Nothing says summer like thirst-quenching drinks by the pool or beach BY RACHAEL VAN NOORDT AND JENNIFER BARNETT   “Let music swell the breeze, and ring from all the trees, Sweet Freedom’s song….”  This is one of my

They Have Your Back

Check Six Brewery fast becoming a front-runner in the craft beer industry Brunswick County’s very first craft brewery is the brainchild of Noah Goldman and Tim Hassel, home brewers turned commercial. Their shared love of beer was born in a

MOTHERHOOD AND WINE

Motherhood and Wine I poured myself a glass of wine and sat down to go through the day’s mail. I noticed an ad that mentioned Mother’s Day. I started to reflect on how incredibly wonderful it is to be a

In the Mood for Spring: Refreshing drinks to soothe your allergies and your soul

With all the changes in the weather this month there is no better time to focus on Holistic drinks than right now. Everywhere we go there is someone with a cough or the flu. My family has allergies like we

What’s The Craic?

Irish treats at Southport’s Sláinte BY JEN BARNETT AND KRIS BEASLEY First things first: it is pronounced SAH-LAN-CHA or more officially Sláinte or slàinte (slahn-che), which is literally translated as “health” and is commonly used as a drinking toast in

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