Category Archives: Cheers

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

Discover the Road Less Traveled

Paso Robles, California, is home to more than 200 boutique wineries

Wine Glass 101

As a child I had favorite glasses that I insisted my mom use to serve my favorite beverages.  My morning orange juice required a juice glass with puppies painted on it. There was a small tin cup that I wanted

Savor the Sips

by Madison Brendle and Kris Beasley Every bar or restaurant has at least one signature drink they’re known for, be it a fruit-filled martini or a bourbon concoction with a bite. Then, there are the seasonal items that are inspired

When in Doubt

Story by Amanda Carbonell, owner of Uncorked by the Sea Wine Shop and Gallery 602 N. Howe St., Southport (910) 454-0633 www.uncorkedbythesea.com Choosing a wine doesn’t have to be a daunting task, even if you’re not sure what the difference

Summertime and the Living’s Easy

Story by David Thorp This summer, consider seasonal beers and ales as your source of hydration. From wheat beers, fruit flavors, crisp lagers to summer ales, the choices are virtually limitless—and the cost is surprisingly affordable. These five beers were

Your New ‘Hoppy’ Place

Keeping it fresh and local, Check Six Brewing Company will bring a new flavor to Southport

Wine from Down Under

May is Aussie Wine Month in Australia—and is there ever a lot to celebrate. Australia, once known primarily for its big “fruit bomb” wines or—dare I say it, the kangaroo with the yellow tail—has come a long way in the

The Best U.S. Craft Beers to Sip this Spring

The explosion of craft breweries across the United States has opened up a whole new world for brew lovers. North Carolina is enjoying the same growth with a total of 86 craft breweries across the state as of November 2013.

Wine for a Fine Beach

What: Oak Island Beach Preservation Society Wine Tasting and Silent Auction When: Saturday, April 26th • 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Where: Island Way Restaurant 1407 E. Beach Dr., Oak Island Cost: $25/person; very limited tickets! Info: (910) 933-4325 There

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