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Shinn Estate Vineyards Brought Sustainable Winemaking to the Mainstream. So Why Did Its Owners Just Sell It?

Shinn Estate Vineyards Brought Sustainable Winemaking to the Mainstream. So Why Did Its Owners Just Sell It?

Since its first wines were released in 2002, Shinn Estate Vineyards on Long Island’s North Fork has been a force in the region. Until the winery arrived on the scene, the Long Island wine industry hadn’t been shaken up much since the early 1970s when it started. Although there were dozens of vineyards, they were […]

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How to Homebrew an Award-Winning Beer

How to Homebrew an Award-Winning Beer

For the past 20 years, Sam Adams has held a homebrew competition called LongShot. Boston Brewing Company picks the winning beers and mass produces them, then distributes them around the United States. LongShot has launched the professional brewing careers of Don Oliver (now at Dust Bowl Brewing Co.), Mike Robinson (Newburyport Brewing Company), Cesar Marron (Sketchbook Brewing […]

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