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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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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 saltedvines.com to learn more about Salted Vines.
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.
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: https://www.capegazette.com/article/sippin’-sloths-events-salted-vines-jan-13-27/213827
Coastal Point link below.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
6 Reasons Why Wine Lovers Should Visit Coastal Delaware
Cheers to the First State's superior vino scene.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Virginia Grape Review
Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery was originally named Fenwick Wine Cellars. It was little more than a tasting room in a small strip mall in Selbyville, Delaware. In 2016, owners Adrian and Jessica Mobilia moved to property a few miles west, planted a couple acres of vines and built a proper tasting room.
35 additions to this summer’s beach scene
Ever since vacationers left last summer, beach towns have been busily preparing a slew of new offerings that are ready for Summer '17's kick-off.
New at Delaware beaches: A fresh squadron of restaurants, plus concert space, bowling alley
While the vacationers have been away, coastal Delaware has been busy. Visitors will find more restaurants than ever to satisfy their palates. There's also a new concert space and a bowling alley with food.
Find out what's new to coastal Delaware in 2017
Delaware's tourism industry is working to make sure it's the "first state" on travelers' minds for summer excursions....
New Frankford winery to host New Year’s Eve party
The new Salted Vines Vineyard and Winery recently opened in Frankford, and management said their new facility will be perfect for the New Year’s Eve party they have planned.