Shelburne Vineyards wins another award

The Best of New England Wine Competition just announced results of their first competition, and Shelburne Vineyard’s 2015 LaCrescent earned the title of Best White Wine. LaCrescent, a richly flavored aromatic semi-dry white crafted from grapes harvested from the Shelburne Vineyard’s Shelburne and Charlotte plantings, is a hybrid grape varietal developed by cross-pollinating European with American grapes native… Read More »

Medicare premiums and copayments

Medicare premiums and copayments

More than one half of working Americans know little or nothing about Medicare costs. Not knowing can be expensive. On average, people who haven’t yet retired estimate they’ll spend approximately $50,000 on health care after retirement, according to a 2014 survey. In reality, studies suggest it will cost almost five times that amount – even… Read More »

Tom Atwood’s newest photographic venture

Tom Atwood’s newest photographic venture

On March 28, Damiani, an Italian publishing company specializing in photography, will release Shelburne-raised Tom Atwood’s newest volume of photographic portraits. “Kings and Queens in Their Castles” features 160 LGBTQ subjects photographed in or outside their homes. The volume depicts celebrities as well as those whose who are not well known, and includes eight Vermonters.… Read More »

Willow House opens in Shelburne Village

Willow House opens in Shelburne Village

By Lucy M. Casale A cowhide purse kept me up at night. Vintage. Wallet included. $45. “I should sell this for more, but…” Jessica Humphrey said, trailing off when I spied it after our interview, brown-and-white spots, hanging from a chair behind a bunny-themed display. But I was indecisive. “Do you want me to hold… Read More »

Free chocolate tasting at Bijou Fine Chocolate on Saturday

Free chocolate tasting at Bijou Fine Chocolate on Saturday

Bijou Fine Chocolate hosts French Chef Patrick Duroeulx on Saturday from 10am-4pm  for a free day long chocolate tasting. Sample some of the finest fine flavor chocolate from regions around Colombia South America. Learn about growing Cacao and making chocolate. The tasting is free and open to the public. 540-5343 for more information.

Shelburne businesses unite for unique Valentine’s Day present

Shelburne Vineyards, Bijou Fine Chocolates, Douglas Sweets, and Good Comida are teaming up to create three unique Valentine’s Day gift boxes. The Bijou Box features a dark chocolate-dipped orange slice, Fleur de Sel caramels, cocoa almonds, dark chocolate-covered pretzels, and a bottle of Vermont-grown wine. Pair these chocolates with the vineyard’s Marquette Reserve, or Harvest… Read More »

Jeanette Myers -Whitney promoted at People’s United Bank

Jeanette Myers -Whitney promoted at People’s United Bank

People’s United Bank recently announced that Charlotte native Jeannette Myers-Whitney has been promoted to market manager for their Burlington region. In this position, Myers-Whitney will be responsible for working with customers to ensure the best possible customer experience, as well as working with the community to support the various needs, including financial literacy. Myers-Whitney has… Read More »