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5:37 am on Wednesday May 16, 2012

Pearlstine Distributors celebrates American Craft Beer Week

American Craft Beer Week aka “The Mother of all Beer Weeks” has arrived! This is an opportunity for beer beginners, enthusiasts, and self-proclaimed beer geeks across America to toast the advancing beer culture in the U.S. Pearlstine Distributors is...
8:38 am on Tuesday May 15, 2012

Cutlery Charity Event at The Coastal Cupboard June 8-10

The Coastal Cupboard is hosting another one of itsrenowned semi-annual Charity Knife Sharpening Events Friday, June 8, 2012 through Sunday, June 10, 2012 at its 644-J Long Point Road location in Mt. Pleasant. The event will take place from 10 a.m....
12:25 pm on Monday April 23, 2012

Free beer tastings galore this week at CBX

Image by Flickr user ubrayj02It's a big week of free tastings at the Charleston Beer Exchange. Below is a breakdown of what they'll have on tap for your tasting pleasure: Monday: Smuttynose free tasting/growler filling event - Free beer tasting...
2:22 pm on Wednesday November 17, 2010

Wish my name was Savio Soares

…it just may be the coolest name ever.  Luckily, I popped out the womb a Ballstein, so I’ll accept a very close second…this time. Anyways, who is Savio Soares?  A brooklyn-based wine importer from Brazil who focuses on natural, sustainable,...
3:58 pm on Wednesday June 2, 2010

Hola Mis Amigos!

My patient people, I have returned.  Travel and high season at Social has caused my disappearance from the blogosphere but don’t worry, Ballstein is back and better than ever.  Here goes nothin’! Post-Argentina Recently, I had a wonderful...
2:34 pm on Monday January 18, 2010

Ribera…I miss you!

Part Tres:  Ribera del Duero Yeah Boy!!!  Flavor Flav loves the Ribera del Duero and I bet you can’t guess why. It’s the FLAVOR!!!  This is hedonism at its best for an Old World junkie like myself (the old-school European juice). The details:...
12:33 pm on Monday June 22, 2009

Firefly vodka distillery opening for tours, tastings

Image by Flickr user urbanbohemianImage by 20090622-vodka.jpg The Firefly Vodka Distillery is set to give tours and provide tastings to the public beginning in August. The Charleston City Paper the story.