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4 Refreshing Late Summer Cocktails

August 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Mother Nature holds her best bounty for late summer.  Whether you prefer the stone fruit’s juice dripping down your chin or blended into a thirst-quenching cocktail, the ripe peach is the belle of the ball. These dazzling Santa Margherita cocktails were [...]

Taste Maryland!

August 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

August 2017 by Elizabeth Smith When you think of Maryland, what comes to mind? Not having spent much time in Maryland until recently, I immediately thought of the Eastern Shore, crab cakes, and the Baltimore Orioles. It turns out that Maryland is much more than beaches, [...]

Lavender Champagne

June 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

My patio-container lavender is now 4 years old. Last year it saw its first bloom and although it was small, it pleased me greatly. This year, it’s simply gone wild and I smile each time I step out back to water my herbs. I’m so happy I kept something alive for [...]

Santa Margherita Floral Winesicles

May 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

  If you’re looking for a dazzling dessert to wow friends and family this weekend, we have you covered. With their powerful and unique flavors, textures and colors, edible flowers have gained popularity as a creative and innovative ingredient for the culinary [...]

Wine Trolley rolls in to the Santa Maria Valley

May 12, 2017 // 1 Comment

The Santa Maria Valley wine trolley will bring a whole new way of experiencing the wine region. An exciting new feature has rolled into the Santa Maria Valley. The wine trolley will be open for business Saturdays and Sundays, and run every 75 minutes from 11 a.m. to 5 [...]

Ruby Rosé Granita

May 5, 2017 // 2 Comments

Summer is on its way and this sensuous delight should be on the menu. As happens every spring, “Rosé season” has been officially announced. Whatever that means. Everyone seems forget it is available throughout the entire year, although it is often [...]