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May 7 & 8 Raise a Toast to Spring

Unlikely pairings--if that isn't the essence of the Stockholm experience, what is? This weekend, why not add Brazilian jazz, hard apple cider and Stockholm, Wisconsin?

What a sweet way to celebrate the return of spring then a drink of pure Wisconsin flavor? Everything from the honey to the fruit is grown right here.

The Maiden Rock Cidery and Winery open house is this weekend on May 7 and 8, from 11 AM to 6 PM.

A gorgeous drive along the river, or just a ride up the street for our neighbors in Pepin, Maiden Rock, Bay City or Red Wing, Maiden Rock Cidery and Winery is a wonderful destination for a day of music, food and best of all, glasses of silver medal award-winning Honeycrisp Hard™ Cider and Dolgo Crabapple Wine. The names alone just sparkle and splash, don't they?

Can't wait to get your hands on some? Want to send a case of local flavor to a friend? You can buy online and they'll ship it (sorry,you have to live in AK, CA, DC, FL, IL, IA, MN, MO, NM, OH, OR, WI, or WV).

Did you know:
  • The Maiden Rock Cidery and Winery is the only hard cider brewery in Wisconsin?
  • TripAdvisor already has a bunch of rave reviews for Maiden Rock Winery
  • Swedish law says that "cider" must contain at least 15% juice. If the drink has less it is known as Äpple-/Pärondryck med Ciderkaraktär. (It's true.)

Don't forget, you can always get Maiden Rock Cider and Wine at Stockholm General.

    How to be your mom's favorite

    Two words: Free. Mimosa.

    And of course the magic words, "all you can eat."

    Bring mom to town for Gelly's Mother's Day Brunch this Sunday, May 8 and you might finally beat that lousy sister with the law degree and BMW for favorite kid status. 

    Roast beef, pancakes, and fresh fruit

    Opens at 9:00 AM

    Price is $10.50 (cheap!)

    Gelly's will stay open and serving lunch until 4:00.

    Thou art thy mother's glass, and she in thee
    Calls back the lovely April of her prime.
    ~William Shakespeare