Thursday, November 23, 2017

Wassail! Greetings from Rohan Meadery

Wassail, an old English toast to good health and good times, reflects the character of Rohan Meadery. “Our business is built on a hobby that...

Mead’s Long History: A Short Read

As mankind's oldest fermented beverage, mead, which is made at Rohan Meadery in Fayette County, has a long, rich history. Mead, also called metheglin , is an alcoholic beverage fermented...
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Round Top Antiques Show Schedule for Fall 2017

This fall marks the 50th time that Round Top has welcomed an antiques show. The first one didn't need a Round Top Antiques Show...
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Carmine Texas Gateway to the Antiques Festival

Spraddling Hwy 290 at the northernmost point of Fayette County, travelers will discover “The Little City with a Big Heart”- Carmine, Texas.  Though small,...

Bone Spirits: A Distillation Short Course

Distilling spirits is equal parts science and art. Joe Alecci, distiller at Bone Spirits, provides a short course in farm to bottle distilling. Mashing 101 The...
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Round Top Antique Show Fall 2017 Dates

We've rounded up some of the Round Top Antique Show Fall 2017 dates for readers. Round Top, Warrenton, Burton, Fayetteville and Carmine antiques show...

The Rambling Boy, Fence Law in Texas

Fence Law in Texas Fences and fence lines have caused so much trouble in the Big Bend over the years that I was pleased to...

Bone Spirits: A Farm to Bottle Distillery

Bone Spirits, located in Smithville, relies on a bare bones approach to distill locally grown corn and capture its essential, pure flavor in a...

Rohan Meadery: A Honey of a Winery

John and Wendy Rohan are busy as bees operating Blissful Folly Farm, home to their honey-based winery Rohan Meadery—and their family. “We both have full-time...

Wiley Boehnke: Wine-making Jack of All Trades

I expected Wiley Boehnke of Flatonia to be a skilled homemade winemaker, which he is. As such, I didn’t expect him to immediately hand...