Author Archives: VSheree

1000 Stories: The Story of Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine

When winemaker Bob Blue set out to make wine in 1983, wine barrels were not widely available.  So what did he do? He purchased and neutralized used bourbon barrels and the rest is history.   Today, you can say that … Continue reading

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Champagne Armand de Brignac Debuts Blanc de Noirs Assemblage Three

The iconic champagne brand, owned by Shawn ‘JAY-Z’ Carter, announces the U.S. release of its rarest cuvée. Only 3,535 bottles created for the world. Champagne Armand de Brignac announces the U.S. arrival of its Blanc de Noirs Assemblage Three (A3), the third … Continue reading

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National Grant Opens to Support Scratch Cooking in Schools

Chef Ann Foundation (CAF) and Whole Kids Foundation are now accepting applications for Get Schools Cooking (GSC), a comprehensive three-year program that helps districts transform their school lunch program to healthy, whole, nutritious meals made from scratch. The application deadline is Monday, … Continue reading

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BBVA Kicks Off “One Dish, One Story” Social Media Contest

Show off your best dish for the chance to win a trip to Spain! “’One Dish, One Story’ Presented by BBVA” invites contestants to create a Spanish dish that tells a story – perhaps how the dish impacted their life … Continue reading

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Earn $500 Chance to Become NFL Food Tester

One lucky football foodie has the chance of a lifetime to earn $500 as a food taster for the NFL season. Pickswise is on the hunt for an NFL food taster for the 2019 season, with the selected expert set to … Continue reading

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Check, Please! Bay Area Kids is Looking for the Next Generation of Food Critics

KQED’s James Beard and Emmy Award-winning Check, Please! Bay Area is seeking passionate young local foodies for a new series of episodes of the popular program, which puts amateurs in the role of food critics. Check, Please! Bay Area Kids, which premiered in … Continue reading

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The Nation’s First Plant-Based Nutrition and Culinary Education Center Opens in St. Louis

In response to a growing demand for information and application of a plant-based diet, St. Louis, MO will be home to the nation’s first fully plant-based nutrition and culinary education center – the Center for Plant-based Living (CPBL) which opened on August … Continue reading

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The CIA at Copia Launches Conversations at Copia Live Talk Series

All-star panelists include series host Andrew Zimmern and chefs Rick Bayless, Traci Des Jardins, Dan Giusti, and Kwame Onwuachi The Culinary Institute of America announces celebrity chef speakers and programming for Conversations at Copia, hosted by four-time James Beard award-winning TV personality, author and chef Andrew … Continue reading

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