GoatHouse Brewing Co

November 2017  By Elizabeth Smith One of my first weekend trips to Placer County, California, included a stop at GoatHouse Brewing, which recently celebrating four years in business. A few visits later, after their Farm Yoga experience, I caught up with co-owner, Catherine Johnson, about what it’s like to live the dream: owning a craft brewery which produces its own hops and raises its own … Continue reading GoatHouse Brewing Co

Taste Maryland!

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, baseball, and seafood. It is a world-class winegrowing and winemaking region that dates back to 1648. Let’s take a … Continue reading Taste Maryland!

A Moment with Viticulturist, Vintner, and Winemaker David Parrish

July 2017 by Elizabeth Smith Do you know the name David Parrish? If not, you should. This third generation viticulturist, vintner, and winemaker of Parrish Family Vineyard in the Paso Robles AVA of California is truly a Renaissance man of the wine industry, having patented groundbreaking trellis designs in his early days as a student at UC-Davis and while holding key viticulturist roles during his … Continue reading A Moment with Viticulturist, Vintner, and Winemaker David Parrish