How Fish Frys Originated

If you’ve ever heard of fish fries, you probably want to know where the delicious concept came from. The tradition started a long time ago as a religious ritual and worked its way into the Midwest. Here’s some information about how they came to be: Where Do Fish Fries Come From? The concept of fish […]

The History of Supperclubs

Wisconsin is the home of the supper club concept, and you won’t be able to cruise its roadways without passing one by. As a new resident or visitor, you owe it to yourself to enjoy a slice of Wisconsin life at a club near you. Here’s more about the supper clubs origination and what it […]

A Brief History of Brandy

Brandy is an alcoholic drink usually made from fermented and distilled fruit instead of grain, like whiskey. The most commonly used fruit to produce brandy is grapes, but other fruits like apples, peaches, and apricots are also used. The name brandy comes from the Dutch word "brandewijn," which means burned wine. The liquor contains 50% […]

Salad and Wine Food Pairings

Can it get any more classy than pairing wine with dinner? This seems like the ideal thing to do if you want to impress your dinner guests, and they are often impressed when you have a good understanding of what you are talking about with your wines. They want to feel as though they are […]

Why Wisconsinites Drink Brandy Old Fashioneds

State history isn’t just a list of dates and names of explorers and pioneers who staked their claim in our hometowns, but it is also about the little details. These little details make up who we are as Wisconsinites, and you can’t avoid the scoop on how and what we drink. After all, Wisconsin repeatedly […]