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"For the girls who drink whisky"

Rather than sending us away, they invited us to join in; offering a choice of fine wine and whisky. I chose the whisky and found the grey city I had been living in was suddenly far more colorful. This brilliant bit of pose was just published in the Huffington Post. By Kate Bartolotta with Sara Crolick, it deserves being celebrated and shared. Read more →

Save the Date - 9/19 - A great night for a good cause -Please Share

On September 19th an evening of Tapas and Tango on the Horace Mann Terrace will commence at 7:00 pm. Sunset tours of the community garden, student entertainment, enriching conversation, fine food, Latin music and dancing will fill the Indian Summer Night. All are welcome to join us. Please visit for more details. Read more →

Food with wines that tell a story

In Western Massachusetts we are fortunate to have some great places to get wine. Expertise and selection are abundant and if you have a favorite wine you are likely to find it in any number of shops around the region. What are the options for the people and circumstances that require a vintage that is a little less ordinary? Read more →