Midtown Oyster Bar in downtown Newport hosted the second annual Fishers Island Lemonade cocktail competition on May 3.

Cocktail Competition Features Fishers Island Lemonade

Midtown Oyster Bar held the second annual Fishers Island Lemonade cocktail competition on May 3. Competitors created an original cocktail featuring Fishers Island Lemonade, and were judged on the use of the spirit, originality, taste and presentation. Judges Bronya Shillo, … Continued

Thimble Island Brewing Company’s Dave Morgan, Lead Sales Representative and Dan Cole, Production Manager, met with guests at the Newport Craft Beer Festival on April 28.

Thimble Island Brewing Company Pours at Newport Craft Beer Festival

On April 28-29, the sold-out Newport Craft Beer Festival, which benefits the Rhode Island Brewers Guild & Newport Historical Society, hosted brewers from all over the country including Connecticut’s Thimble Island Brewing Company. Guests sampled a spectrum of craft brews … Continued

Bartenders Elizabeth Sawtelle of Nick’s on Broadway, Jen Davis of The Eddy and Kayleigh Speck of Durk’s Bar•B•Q and The Grange create cocktail pairings for Dinner by Dames held at Skyline at Waterplace.

Dinner by Dames Creates Cocktails and Cuisine for a Cause

The dining series Dinner by Dames returned for its sixth installment as part of the annual Eat Drink RI Festival on April 27-29. The female-driven dinner and drinks pairing brought together seven Rhode Island chefs, Melissa Denmark of Gracie’s and … Continued

MS Walker hosted its Vintage 2017 Spring Rosé show at Providence’s Watermann Grille.

MS Walker Hosts Spring Rosé Tasting

Trade professionals gathered at Watermann Grille in Providence for MS Walker’s Vintage 2017 Spring Rosé Tasting on April 11. Samplings included imported and domestic rosé wines as well as sparkling selections. Light fare by Watermann Grille was provided to pair … Continued

Johnson & Wales Student Fellowship Award winners: Andrew House from Charlotte, North Carolina; Thomas Dellanno from Providence, Rhode Island; Jeguk Moon from Providence, Rhode Island; Chanel Dunlap from North Miami, Florida; and Caitlin Thibodeaux from Denver, Colorado.

Johnson & Wales Students Recognized at Annual Bar Trade Show

Nightclub & Bar Media Group awarded five Johnson & Wales students its “Student Fellowship Award” for their work in the food and beverage industry during the annual trade show and convention on March 27-29 in Las Vegas. The year’s award … Continued

Tiamo Chanti, an organic wine of Italy.

Horizon Beverage Company Offers New Wines and Ciders

This spring, Horizon Beverage Company launched several new wines and ciders from Winesellers, Ltd., who was named “Importer of the Year in 2015” by Wine Enthusiast. Now available through Horizon Beverage in Rhode Island: Piazza del Castello Rosato Toscana, Piazza … Continued

50+ Shades of Pink: A Vast Kaleidoscope of Pink

The Undiscovered Complexity in Rosé Wine By Kristen Bieler Perhaps owing to its immense drinkability, rosé doesn’t invite the kind of contemplation reserved for the great red and white wines of the world. But just because it’s accessible, refreshing and … Continued