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The History of the First Canned Beer

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Teachers taught us who invented the light bulb and the telephone… but they never taught us the history of the world’s first canned beer. Richmond, VA lays claim to the title of not only our state’s capital but the site of a monumental moment in beer-story.  85 years ago on January 24th, 1935, the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company together with The American Can Company debuted the world’s first canned beer for sale. Feedback for their product exceeded expectations and 80% of distributors were handling the canned beer within 3 months of its debut. Rivals soon caught on and over 200 millions cans...

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Enter our Super Bowl Giveaway!

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🎁‼️GIVEAWAY‼️🎁 Football super fan or not, Super Bowl Sunday🏈 is less than three weeks away and who doesn’t love a good Super Bowl Party? We’re ✨giving away✨ this Vintage Metal Cooler filled with gifts totaling a value of $150 for ❗️FREE❗️ so you can bring the party with you wherever you go! #Giveaway includes: Foster & Rye Vintage Metal Cooler, 2 Boozie Neoprene Bottle Koozies, a Copper Football Bottle Opener, a set of “Home Turf” Coasters, “Game On” Appetizer Napkins & Paper Plates, and assorted, football-themed straws, bamboo utensils, and treat picks. ($150 value) ✨For a chance to win these goodies:✨➡️Follow Wine Gourmet on Facebook👍Like this photo on...

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Why Drinking Alcohol Was Legal During Prohibition

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Most of us think we know all about Prohibition after our grade school history classes, but there's a common misconception around the era - it wasn't actually illegal to drink alcohol during Prohibition. 

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2019 Holiday Food Favorites

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Holiday Parties = LOTS of food. Whether you’re with family or friends, the holidays bring no shortage of delicious food options and making sure your pantry is stocked is essential. Below you’ll find some of our Holiday Food Favorites that should make their way into your holiday food preparations.   Pimento Cheese Out of all the holiday appetizers… no party is complete without cheese. These pimento cheeses from Red Clay Gourmet are not only creamy but bursting with flavor. Spead them on just about anything and enjoy. Red Clay Pimento Cheese $8.99/each   Baked Crakers If no party is complete without...

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide

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Can you believe #Christmas is next Wednesday?? Let the last-minute shopping and preparations commence!🎄🎁🛍 From stocking stuffers to big ticket items, as always, we’ve got ya covered. Keep an eye out all week for pictures of our favorite items this holiday season! You asked... we answered! BrüMate is now available at Wine Gourmet in assorted styles and colors, just in time for the holidays!BevGuard™ technology guarantees your drinks stay ice-cold and refreshing, without the metallic aftertaste other stainless steel products often have. So sip back and relax, because drinks are better with BrüMate.Grab yours in-store! Designed with simple, graceful lines and crafted...

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