Archive for June, 2013

6.29.2013

Magnum Coffee Break!

I always like a nice fresh cup of coffee, not only in the morning but also any time of the day.  Magnum Coffee is a new coffee product to Bristol Farms.  They are a family owned and operated coffee roaster who sources their coffee from farmers all over the world.  They only use the finest [...]

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6.28.2013

Cheddar of the month – Sweet Cherry Cheddar

Sweet Cherry Cheddar is made in the heart of Wisconsin’s dairy land, near Kiel Wisconsin by Henning’s Wisconsin Cheese company.  Henning’s was started in 1914 by Otto and Norma Henning who devoted their lives to producing quality cheese.  Henning’s gets their milk from small local farmers who pasture feed their cows along with feeding them [...]

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6.28.2013

Summer Sippin’ Wines & Accessories

Our Summer Sippin’ promotion is well underway and the response thus far (from you) has been spectacular!  This celebration of Summertime wines and all of the complimentary accessories (aka cool stuff) are really something to behold and enjoy. Let’s talk about some cool wines you should definitely try: Drouet Le Muscadet A true underdog for [...]

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6.27.2013

Envy Apples are Back!

They’re back! Envy apples have made an appearance back in our stores! We recently introduced these unique, sweet & crisp New Zealand native beauties and our customers simply LOVED them and were sad to see them go. Well, we’re happy to share that they are back in season and in-stores until end of July. Please, [...]

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6.27.2013

The Other Cabernet – Cabernet Franc

In the timeless and indelible words of the great Rodney Dangerfield, “I don’t get no respect.” Or some would say the other Cabernet, the Cabernet that lives in the shadows. All the world watches Cabernet Sauvignon while Cabernet Franc, the original Cabernet and integral part of the wine world, waits for its day in the [...]

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6.26.2013

Limited Edition Beemster Graskaas

Beemster Graskaas cheese is truly a special cheese.  It is only made once a year in spring.  Every spring, the Beemster cows are released into the fresh green pastures for feeding.  They run, skip, and jump through the pastures eating rich green grasses as they go.  The cheese is made from the first milkings after [...]

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6.25.2013

Wood Grilling Planks

Our premium grilling planks are here!  Of course we have the classic Cedar but how about trying some special woods such as Maple, Hickory, or even Cherry?  These distinctive varieties are sure to add to the incredible grilling/eating experience of anything you are cooking on the grill.  Priced at $3.99 for a 6”x8” or $4.99 [...]

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6.21.2013

The Wines of Loire Valley

As a fan of the Loire Valley, its breathtaking landscape, delicious cheeses and of course its spectacular wines, I feel it is justified to help shed some light on some fantastic finds that were discovered on a jaunt to the beautiful countryside. Following a string of good vintages, 2009 through 2011, it was destined that [...]

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6.21.2013

Paski Sir Cheese

Paski Sir is truly a unique cheese.  From the island of Pag in Croatia, this cheese is made from sheep’s milk and aged for one year. The island of Pag is home to 40,000 sheep!  The island is very windy and the salt water blows over the vegetation; because of this, the result is very [...]

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6.20.2013

O-LIVE Extra Virgin Olive Oil

O-LIVE is a fresh tasting Extra Virgin Olive Oil from the Colchagua Valley in Chile.  This oil is one of the freshest tasting oils you can find on the market.  Fresh, light and healthy. It is a pristine olive oil which will add a fresh flavor to any dish you will enjoy on your patio [...]

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