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Stein & Dine, a sampling affair for MIlwaukee's biggest beer buffs, is back again for the 8th straight year at the Wisconsin State Fair Expo Center on Saturday, April 18, 2020. Read more


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Sanford’s award-winning chef Justin Aprahamian showcases Armenian wine and cuisine in a special event. Read more

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Richard Yau and Joe Laurendi have formed Bright Cellars—a customized wine subscription service that makes recommendations based on customer feedback. Read more


Leading Milwaukee sommeliers recommend the best wine-food combinations for the summer. Read more


Shepherd Express surveys the many fine wineries of Wisconsin’s Glacial Hills region. Read more



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The Kohler restaurant and winery has been something of a secret since opening five years ago, but that’s changing. Read more


For wine lovers who want to take their vino to park concerts, sporting events, the poolside or anywhere that glass is a no-no, Jessica Bell has a solution. Read more


Maison, a modern French restaurant located at 5921 W. Vliet St., will host a Patio Wine Tasting on Sunday, Aug. 26. Read more



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Milwaukee may be a beer city at heart, but wine connoisseurs have options too. Wine bars are popular spots for tasting, discussing and appreciating wine. Here's a non-exhaustive list of wine bars in the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

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This year’s Luxembourg Fest, located in Belgium, Wis. onSaturday, Aug. 12, will feature a special Ansay International Tasting event.Bofferding beers, Domaines Vinsmoselle wines and Ramborn hard cider will all beon hand at the tasting.“Th.. Read more

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Devon Seafood+ Steak, located at Bayshore Town Center, is hosting a Sip & Paint event onMonday, Oct. 10 from 6–9 p.m.Along with avariety of $7 appetizers and select $6 wine by the glass, the event willinclude step-by-step instructions.. Read more

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Delafield Latin Fusion restaurant, Hispania (627 Genesee St.)will host a night of latin food, tango dancing and Argentinian wine on Tuesday,Sept. 20 for their Tango Night Winemaker Dinner.The event goes from 6-9 p.m. and features an appea.. Read more

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Milwaukee’s German heritage comes to the fore as our kickoffto Wisconsin’s Oktoberfest season, GermanFest, returns to the Summerfest grounds from July 29-31. This year’s entertainment includes Grammy nominated musicianand producer Alex.. Read more

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Pig roasts have a storied tradition as a summer activity,but von Stiehl Winery is putting their own spin on the concept with theirannual BrewVino Steer Roast. The event will be held on June 18 from 11 a.m.until 6 p.m. in Algoma.Brad Sc.. Read more

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AudioListen to the latest PressureCast on iTunes, Stitcher or Direct Link.VideoLet us know what you think. Leave us a voice or text message at 954-947-7377, email us at or tweet at us @PressureCastPod Read more

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This weekend Lights Camera Soul presents Mahalia: The Gospel Musical. Michaela Usher plays the Queen of Gospel Mahalia Jackson. The triumphant journey of the legendary singer is explored in an intimate, little three-person Tom Stolz musica.. Read more



InDecember 1951, director Cy Endfield boarded the Queen Mary for the UK with twosuitcases in hand. He never looked back. Although Endfield had not been a boxoffice hitmaker, his resume was growing and he seemed poised, if noth.. Read more

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Pleasant Kafe (1600 N. Jackson St.) is an appealing coffee, wine and espresso bar that brings a welcome feeling of European café life to this historic Italian East Side neighborhood. Read more

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Welcome to the newest Shepherd blog, Brew City Booze! I'mgoing to be bringing you the latest news and information for all thingsalcohol-related in MKE. Anything is fair game: bars, bar food, beer events,cocktails, breweries, distilleries, festi.. Read more

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Von Stiehl Winery's Meetthe Makers event is coming up Saturday, June 20th.  Meet the Makers is a unique wine and beer festival with a flavor all its own.The one day festival offerstest batches and unique blends newly released by Von Stiehl Winer.. Read more

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