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La Pour Brew & Wine Fest

 La Pour Brew & Wine Fest at the historic La Porte Civic Auditorium. We will have music, food and of course some of the best local breweries in Northwest Indiana!  Saturday, November 12, 2022  Join us for the party of the season, with brews varying from you local favorites throughout Northwest Indiana to other Midwest…

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What’s New Downtown Griffith – Wine, Whiskey And Beer

     Some of you may have visited Charcuterie at 128 N Broad St, where they offer delicious imported deli meats, cheeses and accoutrements – like local honey, now they are changing it up as they have morphed into a Wine Bar. Charcuterie boards, or small boxes are still available to nibble on, along with…

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Fun Ways To Celebrate the Arrival of Spring

Fun Ways To Celebrate the Arrival of Spring

If you’re looking for ways to honor your favorite season this year, we’ve got a list of fun ways to celebrate the arrival of spring with the kids and neighbors.

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Running Vines Mardi Gras Bar Crawl

Running Vines announces another bar crawl series downtown Chesterton, Indiana. Patrons should check in at each of the three  locations. Taking a lot of pictures and post them using the hashtag #mardigrascrawl22 will get you entered into the random costume contest at each location. Please have fun and be safe. Below are the starting times…

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Wine Pairing During the Holidays

by Chris Mauch      The Holidays are right around the corner and with it, the holiday dinners on Christmas and New Years.  Are you one of the millions of people who are serving ham? If so, then you may have some problems trying to figure out which wine to serve. Ham can be hard…

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Journeyman Distillery Breaks Ground in Valparaiso Indiana

    Historic restoration project in Valparaiso Indiana by Journeyman Distillery transforms an abandoned Anco Factory into a 140,000-square foot destination facility. American fare restaurant and steakhouse, karaoke, the distillery, the brewery, whiskey garden, and event spaces will all be repurposed.      The site, located on the 300 block of South Campbell, dates to…

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La Pour Beer Fest Laporte Indiana Civic Auditorium e1472222575800

La Pour Brew & Wine Fest

 La Pour Brew & Wine Fest at the historic La Porte Civic Auditorium. We will have music, food and of course some of the best local breweries in Northwest Indiana!  Saturday, November 12, 2022  Join us for the party of the season, with brews varying from you local favorites throughout Northwest Indiana to other Midwest…

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4 Safety Tips to Drink Responsibly this Summer

4 Safety Tips to Drink Responsibly this Summer

For many people, the celebrations of summer aren’t complete without an ice-cold beer beside the grill, margaritas on the beach, or cocktails on a night out with friends. While alcohol can add to some incredible summer memories, it’s important to stay safe and responsible when drinking this summer. From staying hydrated in the heat to…

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Champagne Tips For The Holidays

by  Chris Mauch      With New Years being the time  for toasting with Champagne, I thought I’d take this opportunity to explain Champagne.      The strictest definition of the word is the European version which states that only ”sparkling wines” from the Champagne region of France, approximately 90 minutes northeast of Paris, can be…

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Vinho Do Porto -a Classic European Wine

     This article is about Vinho do Porto, or Port. Port is one of the great classic European wines and its history is a long and fascinating one. Typically associated with Portugal, it really owes at least part of its invention to England because of the war with France. Basically, the English boycotted French wine…

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