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The Wines of the Summer, According to Philly Wine Pros

We’re nearing the end of August, somehow. Which means we’re nearing the end of summer, somehow. But as we’re all well aware, the weather — […]

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Vernick’s Doing Pizza

Of course Vernick is getting into the pizza game. This is 2020 Philadelphia, baby! A pizza-loving, pandemic-ridden city filled with takeout and full-scale restaurant pivots. […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Natural Wine in Philadelphia

Have you noticed that there’s good wine in Philly now? And not just good wine, cool wine. Casual wine bars and design-y bottle shops are […]

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You Can’t Just Call Yourself a Dive Bar

I keep going back to this quote Aimee Olexy gave me back in 2017 when she was opening the Love in Rittenhouse with Stephen Starr. […]

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Philly Wine Week Rebrands Itself

“Philly Wine Week was originally founded in 2014 by a group of people who worked with wine programs across the city, and got together and […]

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Women Are the Driving Force Behind Philly’s Wine Renaissance

This article is one part of our look at how women are reshaping Philly’s food scene. Read more here. This is a beer town, first […]

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Inside Wine Dive, South Street’s No-Fuss Wine Bar by the Hawthornes Crew

This Friday, January 10th, Wine Dive will open on South Street serving wine, cocktails, beer, cider and food in a casual, dive-y environment. The bar […]

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Philly’s Fledgling Wine Scene Is About to Face Its Biggest Threat

In the last few years, privately owned wine shops have popped up across the city. Places like Vernick Wine, Bloomsday Cafe and Di Bruno Bros. […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the New Di Bruno Bros. Bottle Shop

Continuing in their steady expansion throughout the city, Di Bruno Bros. opened a bottle shop last week just down the block from their original location […]

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Vernick Wine Is the Wine Boutique Rittenhouse Has Been Waiting For

Today, November 13th, Vernick Wine will open at 2029 Walnut Street, just next door to Vernick Food and Drink. The project, says GM Ryan Mulholland, has […]

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The Triple Markup on Wine Is Dying. And Good Riddance.

The triple markup on wine is standard at Philly restaurants and bars. Tradition. It makes sense: The PLCB barely gives a wholesale discount, meaning restaurants […]

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I Had Major Brain Surgery Before My Wedding. Here’s How I Handled Everything.

Katrina Schmidt and Colin Preston met as students at Villanova. Theirs is a powerful love story of resilience while facing a critical illness. The bride needed several brain […]

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Yes, You Can Get Great Wine Made in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Here Are the 5 Best.

It’s time to start taking Pennsylvania and New Jersey wines seriously — because everyone else is. Here, the best products coming from local makers Orange […]

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West Philly Is Getting a Wine Garden

West Philly’s Cedar Park neighborhood got its first official beer garden back in 2017. On Friday, August 2nd, a trio of neighborhood entrepreneurs are opening the […]

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Say Hello to Headhouse Square’s New Natural Wine Shop

Headhouse Square’s Bloomsday rolled out the breakfast and lunch portions of its menu a few weeks ago. And now, the all-day cafe and bar is ready […]