Kansas Blog http://www.travelks.com/blog/ Category - Brewery/Winery Spotlight Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:16:07 GMT Lawrence breweries multiply beer enthusiasts’ pleasures http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/12/Lawrence-breweries-multiply-beer-enthusiasts-pleasures/878/ Today we’re spotlighting two Lawrence, Kan., breweries, each with a reputation for excellence in award-winning, uniquely handcrafted beers. We’ll hear from Brian “Bucky” Buckingham, head brewer at ... Fri, 12 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/12/Lawrence-breweries-multiply-beer-enthusiasts-pleasures/878/ Visit Somerset Ridge Vineyard & Winery in Paola, Kan. http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/15/Visit-Somerset-Ridge-Vineyard-Winery-in-Paola-Kan-/773/ Tour the grounds and taste the vineyard’s 18 wines for freeStroll through a thriving vineyard with a glass of wine in your hand. Somerset Ridge Vineyard &amp; Winery in Paola, Kan., invites you to experience its grape-growing and winemaking processes firsthand. We recently spent time with Somerset representatives who are eager to share their winery’s story and details on their award-winning, handcrafted Kansas wines. Fri, 15 Jul 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/15/Visit-Somerset-Ridge-Vineyard-Winery-in-Paola-Kan-/773/ Visit Kansas’ Oldest Operating Winery http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/10/Visit-Kansas-Oldest-Operating-Winery/593/ Father-daughter operation in Basehor offers grape-picking eventsHere’s a glimpse into the Holy-Field Vineyard &amp; Winery in Basehor, Kan., as shared by co-owner Michelle Meyer. Fri, 10 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/10/Visit-Kansas-Oldest-Operating-Winery/593/ Wizard of Wine http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/15/Wizard-of-Wine/398/ This month we’re profiling the Oz Winery in Wamego. Here, Brooke Balderson, co-owner and manager of the winery, answers our questions. Fri, 15 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/15/Wizard-of-Wine/398/ A Tale of Two Breweries http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/11/A-Tale-of-Two-Breweries/240/ <img src='http://www.travelks.com/includes/content/images/media/brew-kettle.jpg'/><br/>This month we’re traveling to Manhattan, Kan., to feature two award-winning breweries, both of which offer free tours. Below, you’ll hear from Don Darfler, assistant general manager at Little Apple Brewing Company, and Colette Remsbecker, receptionist/administrative assistant at Tallgrass Brewing Company. Fri, 11 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/11/A-Tale-of-Two-Breweries/240/ Spotlight on Spirits http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/11/Spotlight-on-Spirits-/119/ Once a month we’ll spotlight a Kansas-operated brewery, winery or distillery. For this first feature, we interviewed Seth Fox, owner of High Plains Distillery in Atchison. Fri, 11 Feb 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelks.com/blog/post/2011/11/Spotlight-on-Spirits-/119/