Skip to main content
Updating results

Distillery

  • Updated

Have no fear, gluten-free folks! Tequila is perfectly all right for you to drink. Tequila is made from fermenting the juice from the blue agave plant, which has a core called piña because it looks a little like a pineapple. Once the piña is harvested, it's brought to a distillery to be roasted to unleash its juices, which are fermented, distilled and aged before being bottled.

  • Updated

And yes, the city is in Jalisco. It's the birthplace of the iconic drink, where indigenous Mexicans would ferment the juice of the blue agave before it became the staple it is now. Many distilleries are still based in the town, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2006.

  • Updated

HILTONS, Va. — The Hogslop String Band is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia. Admission is $10 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free. Doors open at 6 p.m. Seating is first-come, first-served.

  • Updated

BRISTOL, Tenn. — The Bianchi family — including co-owners Joe and Nick — local politicians and members of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce scooped corn into a whiskey barrel Tuesday to commemorate the groundbreaking for Lost State Distilling.

  • Updated

Like any other institution, government bureaucracies place their own preservation and growth ahead of competing interests. That doesn’t make them malevolent. But it can make them biased — and therefore deserving of rigorous scrutiny.

  • Updated

MARION, Va.—Scott Schumaker wants the old-time moonshiners, those whose stills were illegal, to say, “The boy did it right.”

  • Updated

A man who says he cured his fear of heights by taking up skydiving now wants to bring another elevated, adrenaline-rush-inducing activity to Smyth County and help others have fun and perhaps confront their anxiety at higher altitudes.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

Breaking News

News Alerts