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“Tarpon Cellars was founded with the focus of bringing people together through wine, music, art, and philanthropy. We feel the best way to do this is through not only crafting inspired wines that speak to a sense of place and vintage, but by being a heart-centered business that values connection, sustainability, and community over anything else. We make wines to share with our friends and our family, and the sense of gratitude we have for that is what encompasses everything that we do.”

lulukitcBREWERY OPENS ON HILTON HEAD ISLAND

Lincoln & South Brewing Company has opened on Island Drive on Hilton Head Island. The Vermont-inspired brewery was founded last year. It offers beverages on draft and is planning to  make  them available in cans. Open Tuesday through Sunday. Dog friendly. Food trucks and live music featured.

newsJUICE HIVE NAMED BEST VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT

Bluffton-based The Juice Hive, the healthy eatery and juice bar known for its cold-pressed juices, smoothies and a variety of all-natural, predominantly raw foods, has been awarded a 2021 Recommendation Badge from Restaurant Guru. The award, based on visitors’ reviews, recognized The Juice Hive as Best Vegetarian Restaurant in Bluffton. Restaurant Guru provides users with complete information on restaurants, including visitor reviews, menus and photos.

ICONIC ‘POOL BAR’ JIM SHOWCASES BUSINESS SAVVY

Frozen Assets

Don’t let Jim “Pool Bar Jim” Lisenby’s laid-back demeanor and permanent smile fool you: behind the ever-present Hawaiian shirt beats the heart of a businessman. It’s just that for the last 40-plus years, his business has been good times and fuzzy memories that last a lifetime. 

And you’d best believe business is good. In one week this past June, 35 gallons of Lava Flow slaked the thirst of thousands of locals, and Lisenby said Pool Bar Jim’s likely sold more Painkillers than any other bar in the state.

GAZPACHO2If you don't have all the exact ingredients no worries -it'll still taste great! Serves 4

Ingredients:

4 ripe tomatoes, diced
2 cups tomato juice
1 ripe avocado, peeled, cut into ¼” cubes
1 green pepper, seeded and diced
2 cloves garlic, finely minced

TOFU COCONUT CURRY

Serves 4

Ingredients:

4 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
6 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
1½ cups water

restnewsTÔRŌ RESTAURANT OPENS 

TôRō has opened at Beach Market, 2 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. Serving Latin and Asian inspired fare delivering a blend of culinary creativity and culture to a vibrant, yet casual and innovative atmosphere. Mon-Sun 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. 

SAVORY SELECTIONS FOR THE BIG DAY 

Weddings are back! Seeing the beautiful beach set-ups always sends a little flutter of happiness through my belly. I may be a hopeless romantic, but I love to see couples taking advantage of our fabulous island for their special day. I am a firm believer that a wedding wine should be equally as beautiful on your palate as in the bottle, especially at an event the is so highly photographed. Here are a few of my favorite wedding selections for the big day of or any of the events leading up to it. 

FOUR FAVORITES THAT WILL KEEP YOU COMING BACK FOR MORE

We’ve heard all the catchphrases: “Rosé All Day” “Slay then Rosé,” “Fifty Shades of Rosé” and the inevitable reference to the millennial “pink” state of mind. Rosé is enjoyed all over the world. It’s not just a phase. Rosé is here to stay!

Now, let’s get geeky.