Delaware’s Culinary Coast Takes to the Road with Rockefeller Center Pop-up


Southern Delaware Tourism, as part of an ongoing campaign promoting the Culinary Coast, recently partnered with Sussex County businesses to celebrate the summer solstice with food and travel writers in New York City. The pop-up event, which took place on the plaza outside the Other Half Brewery at NYC’s famed Rockefeller Center, featured small bites from local Southern Delaware chefs, along with beverages from local producers.
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The Best Winery in Every State, According to Yelp


Much like a fine wine, the average American’s taste in drinking establishments only deepens, intensifies, and becomes more refined over time.

In your earlier years, for example, you might have been content to swig drinks at a local dive bar, or chug beers that were brewed in a stranger’s bathtub. But these days, you prefer to do any swigging or chugging at a fancy winery, like a respectable human being.

With that in mind, the analysts at Yelp have sorted through the platform’s databases to identify the top-rated wineries in each state. The results, based on Yelp’s own user-generated reviews and ratings, are listed below.
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Honing Your Craft for the Consumer With Adrian Mobilia of Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery


Join Drew Hendricks and Bianca Harmon on this episode of Legends Behind the Craft with Adrian Mobilia, Owner and President of Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, as they talk about the internal operations of a successful vineyard and winery. Adrian discusses the conditions affecting grape growing in Delaware, how he crafts his wine for consumers, and tips for maintaining a successful vineyard and winery.
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List: The Best Wine In North Carolina And Every US State Melanie Day


If you love wine as much as I do you probably try to visit a winery on vacation. Napa Valley is probably the first wine destination that comes to mind, but every state has its options. But knowing where to find the best wine on vacation can be hard, especially if you’re just a casual wine drinker. Well, you’re in luck, the dating reviews website ranked the best wineries across the country.
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Travel to These Hidden Sussex County Gems at the Beach This Fall


Forget visiting Sussex County’s tourist traps while visiting the beach this fall and explore these spots located off the beaten path.

It’s easy to keep your beach trip predictable, but with a little searching, the hidden gems of Sussex County are in reach.

Shake up your fall itinerary and venture (slightly) inland to these five spots recommended by Elizabeth Keller, director of the Delaware Tourism Office.
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Delaware’s Burgeoning Wine Industry is at a Precipice


Delaware’s craft wine and beer scene continues to grow. There are four wineries, two meaderies, and more than 20 breweries, some of which also distill spirits, in the state’s 1,982 square miles.
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Raising Minimum Wage Passes DE House, Now Awaits Governors Signature


DELAWARE.- In Delaware, the move to raise the minimum wage gradually from $10.50 per hour next year to $15 in 2025 is now just awaiting the governor’s signature.

Some restaurant owners believe as businesses recover from the pandemic, it’s uncertain what impact that will have. “So there’s probably businesses out there this will hurt. There’s probably businesses out there this won’t have much of a negative impact on and I think time will tell,” said Mobilia.
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Viewpoint: Business owners helped keep Delawareans safe during pandemic


Owning a small business has always meant taking a leap of faith.

As they risk turning dream into reality, entrepreneurs implicitly agree to courageously face all the challenges that can come with the endeavor.

Perhaps no year has made this clearer than the past one, in which we have together battled the health and economic threats of COVID-19.
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The Grapes Aren’t the Only Sun-Worshippers That Have Found a Home at This Delaware Winery


There might not be a more aptly named winery on the East Coast than Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery in Frankford, in the southeast corner of Delaware.

Known for a time as Fenwick Wine Cellars, owners Adrian and Jessica Mobilia in 2015 made two important decisions: They married in mid-summer and within a few months purchased a 26-acre farm in nearby Frankford.
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Baseball packages, New England rail travel, and a food lover’s road trip


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Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery donates funds to local military and first responder charities


On Sept. 11, 2019, Salted Vines bottled a red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Syrah and named it "Tribute," to recognize those who are or have served in all branches of the military, police, fire and ambulatory services. For over a year, a portion of the proceeds from every bottle of Tribute sold was collected to be donated to local charitable organizations supporting these public heroes. Donations were recently presented to Blessings for Badges and Friends of the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund Endowment.
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4 Coastal Delaware Wineries for Sipping Vino This Spring


Spring is officially here, and Delawareans are eager to get outdoor and enjoy the fresh air. Gather a small group of friends—socially distanced—and enjoy a delicious glass or two of a beach-based vino that will certainly hit the spot. From wineries right on the coast to some that are bit farther out (but certainly worth the drive), here are a few First State favorites.
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The Ultimate Food Lover's Road Trip: Southern Delaware Culinary Coast™


The great American road trip continues its renaissance as vacationers seek to rediscover the beauty and bounty of the country, and Southern Delaware’s Culinary Coast™--a short drive from many Mid-Atlantic cities with an array of open-air culinary adventures--is the ideal destination for exploration.
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Let's Get Salty - 302 Lifestyle Beach Podcast


Have you been to Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery in Frankford, DE?

Meet 4th generation grower, Adrian Mobilia!

Adrian speaks about how he got started in the business, living in the 302 beach area, types of grapes grown in Delaware, his wine-making process, & more!!!

Neighboring the DE coast, Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery is warm and inviting with a rustic flair. They offer wine tasting, events & venue rentals.

The wine selection they have is so excellent! You have to go check out their winery and do a tasting! Its located at 32512 Blackwater Rd Frankford, DE 19945. Visit to learn more about Salted Vines.
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Salted Vines Vineyard shows off their new wine in honor of “Sippin with Sloths” events


Salted Vines Vineyard had an event Wednesday to show off their new wine, which was inspired by some cute animals. The winery and Barn Hill Preserve have teamed up for an event called “Sippin with Sloths” in the past and on Wednesday they hosted another one of these events. During the event, people can wine taste, while hanging out with sloths. But this event was special as they showed off their new wine called “Lower Slower Delaware.”

The wine was made in honor of their sloth events, since they have been such a hit.
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Salted Vines to Host More Sloth Events, Special Wine Release


Salted Vines is once again hosting its “Sippin’ with Sloths” events. Paired with Barn Hill Preserve, Salted Vines is providing a unique experience for adults 21 or older to have some wine and snacks, and chill out with sloths in a safe environment.

Published in Cape Gazette and Coastal Point
Cape Gazette:’-sloths-events-salted-vines-jan-13-27/213827

Coastal Point link below.
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Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery Raises $20K for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery is pleased to announce that they raised $20,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) 2020 Man & Woman of the Year campaign. Earlier this year, General Manager, Katie Duke, and Assistant Manager, Heather Spencer teamed up to support this philanthropic competition to raise funds to support those impacted by blood cancer.
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Wineries still serving guests with changes, colder months will add challenges


DELMARVA- Wineries are often a hit during the Fall season, as many love to go on wine tours and do tastings.

And even though we’re still in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic, local vineyards we spoke to said they’re still seeing a steady flow of customers.
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Meet Your Farmer


Adrian Mobilia and his wife Jessica have found their agricultural niche in southern Delaware.

The couple purchased a 26-acre farm in 2015 where they built Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery which continues to grow every year.
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“This is really what we live for”: Delaware restaurants, breweries, bars reopening June 1st


DELAWARE — Restaurants, breweries and bars are preparing to reopen on June 1st limited to 30 percent of their indoor capacity.

“I think a lot of restaurateurs are really happy and excited to invite people back in because this is really what we live for,” says Scott Kammerer, the president of SoDel Concepts.

“We know that we can’t do business as normal. We kind of have to mold ourselves to what we have available to us,” says Katie Duke, the general manager of Salted Vines Vineyard and Winery.
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Your Guide to the Best Beer, Wine and Spirits in Delaware


Wineries to visit; beers, ciders and meads to drink now; spirits to savor—all crafted in our own backyard.
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6 Reasons Why Wine Lovers Should Visit Coastal Delaware


Cheers to the First State's superior vino scene.
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Buy a Bottle, Take it Home: Delaware Wineries Now Included in State Law


On Tuesday Governor John Carney signed House Bill 284 into action, allowing customers to take an opened bottle of wine home from wineries.
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Bethany-Fenwick Chamber Holds Annual Awards Ceremony


The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Member Celebration and Award Ceremony was held March 28 at Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery in Frankford. Attendees enjoyed wine and food pairings provided by Salted Vines and Plate Catering, as well as musical entertainment and socializing. Sponsored by Comcast Spotlight and Coastal Point, the evening featured the annual member awards, and celebrated accomplishments, anniversaries and accolades of its 700 members.
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Bethany-Fenwick Chamber Announces Annual Awards


The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Member Celebration and Award Ceremony took place last week at Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery.

Attendees were provided wine and food pairings provided by Salted Vines and Plate catering,
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Adults Get in on the Easter Action While Raising Funds For Easterseals


Easter is normally for the kids, but some adults were getting into the spirit in Frankford Friday night at the Salted Vines Vineyard and Winery. Folks bought tickets to take part in their own Easter egg hunt.
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A year after its big move, here's how Salted Vines winery is doing in Frankford


Sometimes, outgrowing something is not always so bad. The Route 54 landmark, Fenwick Wine Cellars, may have been gone for a year now, but it has not been forgotten.

A new and improved location has taken up residency in Frankford, now known as Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, and it is attracting positive vibes from neighbors and out-of-town guests alike, who can partake in events offered Wednesdays through Saturdays throughout the year in addition to wine tastings.
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After slow start, Delaware wineries gain momentum


Wine regions, like grape varieties, blossom and mature at different rates. While some spread their vines quickly, others are much slower to develop.

The latter scenario has been the case with Delaware’s budding wine-producing industry.
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Cork & Fork Aficionado Review


The other day while on a short trip to Ocean City, Maryland, my mom and I drove just over the state line to Delaware. I was on a mission to scratch off another state on my fifty states, fifty wineries bucket list. Luckily Salted Vines Vineyard and Winery is just a short distance away from my parents’ house at the shore, and I had not been to a winery in Delaware yet.
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Bigger venue means bigger concerts for Salted Vines


Crowds have been flocking to watch local bands perform at the Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery’s new, larger location near Frankford.
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