AAA Go Magazine Highlights Holiday Happenings
AAA Go Magazine recently highlighted the holiday events that take place in Winston-Salem every year. To see a snippet of the story, read below.
Candlelight tours through the Moravian village of Old Salem in Winston-Salem, NC, are enough to put anyone in the holiday spirit. Enjoy period games, food, songs and more as you stroll the streets of this charming historic site on Fridays and Saturdays from Nov. 15-Dec. 21. The Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights is regarded as one of the top events not only in the region, but also the nation.…
BunkyCooks Food Blog Highlights Winston-Salem during the Holiday Season
Bunkycooks food blog highlighted two aspects of Winston-Salem's honorable culinary scene. The James Beard Award nominated food blog, Bunkycooks.com, launched in 2009 and has since grown to become a culinary lifestyle website. Bunkycooks takes the reader along on a journey to experience the finest in culinary travel to luxury destinations and properties in the Southeast, the United States, and around the world. Creator and food blogger Gwen Pratesi also invites readers into exclusive interviews of America’s most noble chefs and…
Twin City: Winston-Salem’s substance goes deeper than its tobacco lands
Winston-Salem was recently highlighted in the Greenville, South Carolina based publication Town Magazine. Read below to see a sampling of what they reported: A city with a dual personality, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, straddles old and new. Tobacco built the nineteenth-century city of Winston, but the area’s earliest history tells its tales in colonial Salem. Though Winston and Salem were officially consolidated back in 1913, to know this mid-sized city today, you must first dig into its Moravian roots. More than a century…
USAToday.com Highlights McRitchie Winery’s Hard Cider Craft in the Yadkin Valley
USAToday.com recently spotlighted on North Carolina's Yadkin Valley Wine Region and McRitchie Winery’s widely popular hard cider craft business. To see an excerpt of the story read below: A beloved beverage in America's early days, cider became the darling of colonial tables after it was discovered that apples grew better in the New England soil than the grains required to make beer. By the middle of the 18th century, the average resident of Massachusetts was downing 35 gallons of cider every year. Cider's popularity declined in the…
Huffington Post Highlights Salute! NC Wine Celebration
The Huffington Post recently released their list of Must-See Wine and Food Festivals of 2013 and Salute! The North Carolina Wine Celebration made the list. Read below to see the excerpt on the wine festival: Over 30 North Carolina wineries will showcase their products, offering wine sampling and purchase. In addition to the wine festival, on the Thursday and Friday evenings prior to the festival, several downtown restaurants participate in Salute Winemaker Dinners, with chefs collaborating with winemakers to create one-of-a-kind…
A Tale of Two Cities
Triangle Localista recently posted a story about great North Carolina day trip opportunities. To see an excerpt from the story, read below.
Summer vacation season is here. We’re lucky to live nearly equal distance from the mountains and the coast, with so many interesting sites to visit when you feel like exploring the spaces between. This year, I’m planning a series of day trips to visit NC cities and attractions just an hour or two from the Triangle by car. So come along for a day’s road trip around NC this summer. This…
2012/13 Wine & Dine Guide
It’s only natural that the City of Arts and Innovation would elect to toast the agricultural underpinnings in its history and celebrate the food and drink of the South. Winston-Salem is one of the region’s best-kept culinary secrets. But not for long. It has everything culinary travelers dream about, and spicy stories you won’t find anywhere else in the country.
Our culinary roots dates back to 1753 with the arrival of the Moravians, hard-working followers of a mainstream protestant religion who settled here 250 years ago. They…
Winston-Salem Receiving High Marks and National Rankings
Forbes.com Recognizes Downtown Winston-Salem as One of the Best in America
Although Winston-Salem has a lot to offer from an active arts and culture scene, it’s the downtown district of Old Salem that really earns the city a place on the list. Many of our cities boast historic downtowns, but Old Salem’s is different because of its focus on the town’s former Moravian settlers, and because there is a steadfast effort to keep parts of downtown in a time warp to the 18th century. It’s like a little slice of Old Williamsburg in the…