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9 Delaware restaurants earn Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

Pam George Culture, Food, Headlines

It’s not unusual for an Italian restaurant to offer Italian wines, but at Lupo Italian Kitchen in Rehoboth Beach, nearly all wine on the list comes from that country. (Two dessert wines are from Portugal.) The carefully cultivated list is one reason why Lupo Italian Kitchen is one of nine Delaware establishments receiving the Wine Spectator’s 2022 Award of Excellence, …

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Delaware’s new to-go alcohol law takes effect April 1

Charles Megginson Culture, Government, Headlines

Photo courtesy of Dogfish Head Brewery. Restaurants, brewpubs, taverns and taprooms in Delaware will permanently be able to serve to-go alcoholic beverages beginning April 1.  House Bill 290, which passed in January, allows food and drink establishments to sell alcoholic beverages in transactions for take-out, curbside, or drive-through service and to use outdoor seating for serving food and drinks. To-go …

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Wine-by-mail could soon be legal in Delaware

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delawareans could soon have wine shipped directly to their homes under a bill released from the House Economic Development Committee Tuesday.  House Bill 210, sponsored by Rep. Mike Smith, R-Pike Creek, would permit wineries in the United States to obtain a license to ship wine directly to consumers so long as it is done through a common carrier like FedEx …