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Ohio’s Own: Dutch Creek Wine

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Dutch Creek Wine

Dutch Creek Winery isn’t an import from the Netherlands. It’s an operation based out of Athens. The business is the culmination of several pursuits: beekeeping, harvesting (it grows its own apples, peaches and pears), and alcohol production in the form of small batch meads and fruit wines*. Priced around $20-25 per bottle, its wares can […]

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Photos: National Mead Day at Brothers Drake

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: National Mead Day at Brothers Drake

August 2nd turned out to be quite the Saturday for day drinking in Columbus as over 70 local establishments joined forces to help tip the balance of bringing Stone Brewing to Columbus with #tapastoneday. And while Stone Brewing becoming a neighbourhood joint is still a dream, just off the corner of High and 5th, local […]

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Explore Columbus: Touring Brothers Drake Meadery

Julia Norris Julia Norris Explore Columbus: Touring Brothers Drake Meadery

Just a few years from now when the gap between what used to be the Short North and Campus has officially disappeared and East Fifth Avenue is no longer a bold zone to place a business, people will say that in the beginning there was the Brothers Drake: the little meadery that could. The Brothers […]

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The Ohio Tap Room Set to Open in April

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Ohio Tap Room Set to Open in April

For those really into craft beers or Ohio-produced goods, the Ohio Tap Room brings together the two in a novel new venture: a retail store that sells only Ohio made brews including beer, mead, and soda. Brainchild of John and Stephanie Evans, the Ohio Tap Room is a way to celebrate the great products that […]

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Best Local Drink of 2012: Brothers Drake Apple Pie Mead

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Local Drink of 2012: Brothers Drake Apple Pie Mead

2012 was another good year for local alcohol production, with new spirits, beers, wines and meads all being added to the lineup. Only one beverage of choice can stand out as number one, and this year our readers picked Brothers Drake Apple Pie Mead. This mead has been described as “dessert in a glass” with […]

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A Kitchen Inspired by the Search for the Perfect Pairing

 Corey Ondera A Kitchen Inspired by the Search for the Perfect Pairing

My love affair with wine runs deep because it is an easy way of embracing another culture. It is expressive and tastes like the soil, water, and fruit of a region. You know when you’re drinking German wine because it tastes like Germany. But even more so, wine is a form of history. However, it […]

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