As I mentioned yesterday, the upcoming weekend will be wine soaked and time short. So, here are a few things I have found interesting to help keep you occupied in my absence!
If I could attend any one beer festival a year it would be hard to pass up the Portland Fruit Beer Fest this weekend. It is a shame, Portland is so far a way from Missouri…
Speaking of beer festivals, this weekend is the Westport Summer Beer Festival in Kansas City. If I were in town, I would certainly be there!
Here is an article on craft brewing by Charlie Papazian in 1980. http://www.examiner.com/article/1980-craft-brewery-history-small-breweries-revive
Here is another history oriented article about real “Beer Barons” in Omaha. http://www.kvnonews.com/2012/06/beer-barons-share-stories-of-omahas-bootlegging-past/
Here is an interview with Margaret Henriquez President and CEO of Krug Champagne. http://www.southfloridafoodandwine.com/2012/06/interview-with-margareth-henriquez-president-and-ceo-krug-champagne.html#
Beer and Cheese is in some ways a better combination than wine and cheese. That is old beer news… This article from Imbibe Magazine looks beer and cheese mash-ups. http://www.imbibemagazine.com/Beer-and-Cheese-Collaborations#
Taco Bell is releasing a new line of gourmet food designed by chef Lorena Garcia. http://www.11alive.com/news/article/243906/40/Taco-Bell-introduces-more-upscale-items I am at a loss for words here, I have always been happy with their value menu and Cheesy Gordita Crunches!