• Beverages,  Wine

    Enhance Your National Wine Day

    National Wine Day (Wednesday, May 25), I thought I would give some of my best wine recommendations and hints. Wine Choices If you are new to wine, you should probably determine what flavors you might like before you go shopping.  If you like hearty, full flavored, bold type of drinks, you may like RED wine better.  However, if you tend to order fruity cocktails and enjoy light, crisp type of drinks, WHITE or ROSE wines would suite you better.  This is just a guideline, not a rule.  I typically like white or rose; however, I have purchased mild oak flavored red wine too. Do I Serve Wine Cold or Warm?…

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    Walton County/Georgia Barbecue Association Festival

    Walton County BBQ Festival Enjoyed beautiful weather and a tremendous turnout for the 2nd annual Walton County Barbecue Festival to benefit the “Communities in School,” program. Held at the Walton County Agricultural Education Center, 30 professional barbecue teams lit their fires and competed for over an $8,000 purse. Sanctioned by the Georgia Barbecue Association, (http://www.bbqga.org/) this was a double team points event for the registered teams, which has made a significant difference in their “Team of The Year,” race. Jimmy Hogg, the festival chairman was very grateful to all attendees and barbecue competitors for surpassing last years attendance record. Several of the professional barbecue competitors were vendors of their great…