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New Workshops – WINE 101
The Essentials/Elements of Wine & Taste
What: A four week crash course covering the elements of wine.
Event: An educational experience to learn about the body, tannin, acidity, sweetness, what causes each, how they affect the wine, and our tasting of
Dear Franklin Wine Festival Patrons,
In 2005, Cool Springs Wines & Spirits had the opportunity to establish a new event that could offer even more amenities to wine aficionados throughout Middle Tennessee. While it’s hard to believe it has been more
Food Truck Schedule
Rare Arturo Fuente 2016 Holiday Cigar Collection – Going Fast!
Woody’s Smokes & Brews just received limited quantities of the highly sought after Arturo Fuente cigars that are released once per year. If you’re an aficionado dedicated to smoking and collecting
Way back in my restaurant days, I probably prepared 10 of these a night, table side. However, most restaurants substitute filet mignon for venison (and so can you), but ’tis the season (archery season, that is), here’s a simple yet
The Great Debate….. Pairing Cigars and Spirits
It’s an age-old debate. Do I pair my fine cigar with scotch, bourbon, beer or wine? Even the most seasoned cigar smokers and spirit connoisseurs can sometimes find themselves at a loss when pairing
Lighting Your Cigar
When you have visited Woody’s Smokes & Brews, you may have noticed that we often keep some cedar strips by our register. Also called a cedar spill, these are used to light cigars. A spill imparts a nice little
This is one of my favorite ways to prepare fresh Salmon, bar none! Loaded with complex and complimentary flavors yet doesn’t overwhelm the fish – especially wild-caught Salmon. I usually serve this over aromatic rice and simply sautéed veggies. It
Can I store my flavored cigars in the same humidor as my non-flavored cigars?
You can, however it is not recommended. The aroma of the flavored cigars will dominate the humidor and you will begin tasting it in your non-flavored cigars.
I can whip this dish up and feast on it for days! In the past, I have made this for family dinners and more intimate suppers for two – it’s always been a hit!
Wine Pairing: This dish lends itself to wines