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  • Door County Distillery Introduces Some New Spirits

    Door County Distillery introduces two new spirits: Java Infusion and Barrel Finished Gin. Java Infusion is a rich, warm combination of Door County Distillery’s neutral grain spirit and locally roasted coffee from Door County Coffee & Tea. It has a deep chocolate color that’s slightly opaque and aromas of sweet cocoa bean, nuts, and caramel. […]

  • Dale Kumbalek: Door County’s Local Luthier

    When Dale Kumbalek was a kid, one of his favorite trees served a dual purpose as a jungle gym and mini-maple syrup factory. Little did he know that as an adult in Door County, pieces of that tree would make their way into his woodworking shop and leave as a beautiful, one-of-a-kind, hand-built guitar. It […]

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    Kurtz Corral: A Door County Treat Since 1960

    Lloyd Kurtz, grandfather of Jimmy Kurtz, the current owner of Kurtz Corral, was a horse trader who made his first trade at age 14 with a band of traveling gypsies. He loved horses and never thought a few were enough. The roots of Kurtz Corral go back 55 years to a small pony ring in […]

  • Pink Pumpkins at Schopf’s Hilltop Dairy

    It started three years ago, when the Schopf family was thinking of a way to support cancer research and people being treated for the disease that had taken their family members and friends. Dennis Schopf suggested combining pumpkins, a traditional part of autumn, with the color pink, the international symbol of the fight against breast […]

  • Modern Day Drifters, Pumpkin Palooza, Haunted Mansions & More Weekend Plans

    The first weekend of one of the favorite months on the peninsula is almost here and as expected, the county will be filled with Autumn festivities, pumpkins, scary tours and fall foliage. Are you ready for it? Thursday, Oct. 1 Door County Half Marathon Registration Opens The ninth annual Door County Half Marathon will return […]

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    Pat Scieszinski Wins Grape Stomp for Neighbor to Neighbor

    Door Peninsula Winery held its annual Grape Stomp during Carlsville Day. At the Grape Stomp, local nonprofits competed to win a prize of product from Door Peninsula Winery. Pat Scieszinski, the grape stomper for Neighbor to Neighbor, took first place in this year’s competition. Other nonprofits competing in this year’s Grape Stomp included United Way […]

  • Door County Coffee & Tea Seeks Your Recipes

    For the second consecutive year, Door County Coffee and Tea Co. is seeking recipes made with Door County Coffee from the public with their 2nd Annual Door County Coffee Recipe contest. Anyone who has a recipe creation of their own that uses at least one of the more than 100 varieties of Door County Coffee […]

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    Modern Day Drifters to Perform at Corn Fest

    The 13th annual Corn Fest will be held Sept. 12 from 9 am to 4 pm at Schopf’s Hilltop Dairy at 5169 County Road I, just one mile east of Carlsville. This festival is fun for the whole family with a corn maze, pie eating contest, corn eating contest, kids’ games, prizes, delicious food and […]

  • The History of Us: Egg Harbor’s Family Histories

    Egg Harbor’s hardscrabble past provides a lesson for today.

  • A Glimpse of Door County Wineries

    People are drawn to Door County for a lot of reasons – restaurants, shopping, scenery, and of course, all things cherry – but you don’t find many people who come here with wine on the brain.

  • Simon Creek Vineyard and Winery

    Rows of grapevines on the gently rolling hills might suggest Napa Valley to a visitor sitting on the terrace of the Simon Creek Winery. But these grapes thrive at the center of the Door Peninsula, not far from Carlsville.