This Week at the Shop: 4th of July is coming!

This Week at the Shop: 4th of July is coming!

Are you ready for the 4th? It will be here soon! Have you started to pick up your barbecue beers and grilling wines? Have we got some suggestions for you: Narragansett Clam Shack Variety Pack: Grab a selection of cool sessionable beers from a historic brewery that has just started brewing in Rhode Island again! Read more about This Week at the Shop: 4th of July is coming![…]

Cider vs. Hard Cider vs. Sweet Cider

Cider vs. Hard Cider vs. Sweet Cider

At some point during the 20th century, the word cider was reclaimed by apple juice companies to mean fresh-pressed juice, but cider, by its original definition, implies that it’s fermented, and therefore alcoholic. ~ Why you should stop calling cider ‘hard’ Okay, history has made this topic confusing for Americans. In colonial America, cider was the alcoholic Read more about Cider vs. Hard Cider vs. Sweet Cider[…]

This Week at the Shop: Don’t forget about Belly!

This Week at the Shop: Don’t forget about Belly!

We’ve got Belly! It’s our loyalty program that offers unique rewards to our customers through a single BellyCard or mobile app. Belly replaces traditional ‘Buy 10, Get 1 Free’ punch cards with a rewards platform that fits our personality, connecting us directly with YOU. Stop in today and start earning points for rewards you actually Read more about This Week at the Shop: Don’t forget about Belly![…]

This Week at the Shop: Oregon Wine History

This Week at the Shop: Oregon Wine History

Oregon was not a wine powerhouse for many years. The first recorded plantings were made in 1847 and the Northwest’s first winery, Valley View, was established in 1854 in Jacksonville. While wines from the rest of the country were flourishing, but Oregon was seen by many as too difficult terrain for grapes. After the transcontinental railroad was Read more about This Week at the Shop: Oregon Wine History[…]