Category: Retail

  • Legislation Would Reduce Excise Tax on Craft Beer, Wine, Cider and Spirits

    The Boulder-based Brewers Association sent a press release late last week announcing a milestone in legislation designed to help the craft beer industry, when U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) became the 51st senator to support the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act. Shortly after that, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) became the 52nd supporter in […]

  • Freshly Made Donuts, Fudge, Pie at White Cottage Red Door

    Stop by the White Cottage Red Door, a new farm market, specialty food store and bakery that has everything your sweet tooth desires. Try cinnamon sugar, cherry or apple cider donuts made fresh each morning. They also offer freshly baked streusel bars. Visitors can watch talented fudge creator Kevin in action as he brings the […]

  • Summerwind Alpaca

    Settlement Shops Farmers Market To Run Through Oct. 18

    The weekly Wednesday farmers market at the Settlement Shops began June 7 and will run through Oct. 18, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm. New this season, a delicious lunch will be offered by The Jamaican Door of Sister Bay and Door County Private Chef of Egg Harbor. A variety of homegrown fresh produce, plants and […]

  • Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Releases 9th Door County Lighthouse Wine

    Lautenbach’s Orchard Country will release the ninth edition of its highly anticipated Door County Lighthouse wine series on June 10. The new release features the Baileys Harbor Range Lights and local artist Stacey Small Rupp’s rendition on the wine label. Housed in a blue lighthouse-shaped bottle, the limited edition wine is a semi-dry cherry Riesling […]

  • Door Artisan Cheese Taking Shape, Hopes to Begin Production by Year’s End

    If you’ve had occasion to drive Hwy. 42 through Egg Harbor recently, you can see Mike Brennenstuhl’s dream taking shape in the form of Door Artisan Cheese Company at 8103 Hwy. 42, Egg Harbor. “It’s going pretty good,” said Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Brennenstuhl. “I think we’re probably close to 50 percent in completion of the […]

  • Go Bo! Foundation Bake Sale and Bone Marrow Jam Held Fall Fest Weekend

    The 5th Annual Go Bo! Foundation Bake Sale will be held Oct. 14-16, 9 am to 5 pm, next to Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant in Sister Bay. Thousands of beautifully decorated cookies donated by cookie artists from around the world will be sold to benefit the Go Bo! Foundation. There will also be a Bone […]

  • Free Limburger and Aged Brick Samples at Wisconsin Cheese Masters’s Stinkfest

    Wisconsin Cheese Masters will present the second annual “Stinkfest” on Sept. 24, 1 – 3 pm. This outdoor event will feature free samples of the very “aromatic” Wisconsin Limburger and Aged Brick. New this year: visitors will not only be offered samples of the most odoriferous cheeses, Wisconsin Cheese Masters is going to be grilling […]

  • Fresh-Picked Apples and More at Orchard Country Winery’s Fall Harvest Fest

    Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery & Market will host its annual Fall Harvest Fest on Sept. 24, 10 am to 4 pm, with complimentary tasting of its wines, fresh-picked apples and specialty foods. The fun also includes apples for picking, free guided winery tours – every hour from 10 am – 4 pm; and two delicious […]

  • Door County Distillery Holds Grand Opening Party July 9

    Door County Distillery announced a Grand Opening Party on July 9 to celebrate the completion of its long awaited expansion. The Grand Opening Party, which is open to the public, will be from 4 to 8 pm and feature hors d’oeuvres and live music by Three Sheets to the Wind. Attendees will be able to […]

  • Peninsula Century Spring Classic, Beer Fest & More Weekend Plans

    This weekend offers chances to get active and enjoy the county’s natural beauty. Hike through the woods by Clark Lake, hop on your bike, or walk through the peninsula’s storied past. Friday, June 17 Ephraim Heritage Day See into Ephraim’s past with free walking tours and free admission into Ephraim’s cultural sites, including Bethany Lutheran […]

  • Baileys Harbor Fish Company Opens Remodeled Fish Market

    The Baileys Harbor Fish Company welcomes all customers, old and new, to visit their newly remodeled fish market. There will be a few new items available including frozen shrimp, Walleye fillets, and Lake Trout fillets. Keep in mind that we still carry all the items we have had in the past, including household favorites like […]

  • Schoolhouse Artisan Cheese Introduces Cheese Pairing Series

    The team at Schoolhouse Artisan Cheese is gearing up for its sixth season in downtown Egg Harbor and plans to celebrate with an expanded line of Wisconsin’s finest artisan cheeses. In addition to his existing collection of award-winning Wisconsin artisan cheeses, owner Michael Thomas plans to add at least 10 cheeses and five additional cheesemakers […]

  • “Made in Door County” Episode of Discover Wisconsin Airs April 9

    Discover Wisconsin, and its hosts, Mariah Haberman and Jake Zimmermann, are showcasing a handful of local businesses in an upcoming program. The episode, called “Made in Door County,” premieres April 9 at 6:30 pm on WFRV TV 5. It may also be streamed online at after April 9. “Part of what makes Door County […]

  • Door County Distillery’s Single-Malt Whisky Wins Gold at Tasting

    Door County Distillery won a Double Gold medal for its Single Malt Whisky from The Fifty Best. The Fifty Best recently hosted its first ever American Single Malt Whisky Tasting, where contenders were evaluated for the distinguished “Best American Whisky” awards for 2016. Using professional criteria, The Fifty Best’s panel of judges blind-tasted the single […]

  • Cheese Seminar to Be Held In Green Bay

    Wisconsin ranks as the nation’s top cheese producing state, and at 660 million pounds, specialty cheese accounted for 23 percent of Wisconsin’s total cheese production in 2014, an increase of 19.7 million pounds over 2013. Industry experts say even more specialty cheese could find its way into international markets if the export process was simplified […]

  • Len Villano

    Always in Style: Fish Creek Moccasin Works

    Fashion trends seem to change as often as the weather. Time is the ultimate test, though, for those trends that outlast the fickle caprice of American taste. Blue jeans, flip flops and t-shirts all seem omnipresent in the pages of fashion’s history. Add to that list an ageless, versatile, and comfortable piece of footwear that’s […]

  • Jim Lundstrom, WI Cheese Masters

    An Advocate for Artisan Cheese

    A fortuitous family drive opened up the world of artisan cheese to Jim Pionkoski. “We were past Dodgeville on our way to Spring Green,” Pionkoski said. “We passed a cheese factory and I had never been in one. It was an old one, a house somebody had converted into a cheese factory.” They stopped, thinking […]

  • Len Villano, cheese

    The Art of Serving Cheese

    Cheeses can be served in a variety of ways, times, and for different occasions. I will never forget the time my father, brother and I were visiting relatives in Scotland in the late ’70s. My cousin Robin and his wife Winnabelle had us over for dinner one evening, and after we finished a satisfying four-course […]

  • Katie Sikora, meat

    Locally Raised, Locally Cut: Marchant’s Meat

    At Marchant’s Foods in Brussels meat processing is all about continuity, in multiple senses of the word. It’s not just about knowing where your food comes from and how it’s handled before it arrives in your refrigerator or freezer. It’s also about knowing who it’s being handled by. “We’ve been coming here for 50 years,” […]