/ Story and photography by Pete Martin James Bond still loves a martini. And, “Mad Men” reminded us just how distinguished the drink is, although the three-martini lunches of the era are mostly a distant memory. The traditional martini, which...
/ by Pete Martin We Americans are an impatient bunch. So, when researching this article, it was no surprise that 80% to 90% of wines are consumed within 48 hours of purchase. That’s fine, because most wines are sold ready...
/ story and photography by Pete Martin I get it: there’s an excitement about removing a cork that adds to the wine-drinking experience that screw caps don’t bring to the table. But while we could debate the pros and cons...
/ story and photography by Pete Martin   Visit most wine stores and it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all the wines from a seemingly endless number of wineries. But in reality, the number of producers is far greater than what's...
/ by Allison Walsh / photography by Inspiro 8 Studios Wine storage is having a moment, stepping out of closets and cellars and tucked away nooks, taking a rightful place in the home. Architect Matt Tindall is all for a...
/ photography by Red Apple Tree Photography and Chugach Peaks Photography Their relationship began in 2016 when Sydney Strong’s cousin introduced her to Michelle Geannakakes. Michelle had taken a travel nursing assignment in Alaska and Sydney had moved back to...
/ written and photographed by Pete Martin It doesn’t take much to make me happy. Give me a loaf of crusty bread, a chunk of cheese and a bottle or two of wine, and I am set. Unfortunately, while many...
/ by Pete Martin  / photography by Pete Martin and Robert Bradley   Now is truly a great time to be a gin lover. If you don't believe me, just look at the shelves at your favorite spirits shop. Next to...
By Chelsey Ashford I love to joke with my friends, “Being in our 30s feels great, like we know what we want, who we are and are more defined, yet still open as human beings.” They quickly remind me that...
BY BETH BROWN ABLES PHOTOGRAPHY BY JESSICA BARLEY It’s a golden southern morning and blessedly cool as Jon Stauffer heads out early to survey his cornfields. The kernels he planted in the rainy spring are now dry stalks, their husked kernels...

Distinctive Character

/ by Brendan Blowers / photography by Inspiro 8 Studios Being patrons of the arts not only afforded...

The Joy of Maximalism

/ by Allison Walsh / photography by Inspiro 8 Studios For Jean Wilson Freeman it’s not the house...

Rock Art

/ by Lynn Greenlaw  / photography by Eli Warren Soapstone is a metamorphic rock composed dominantly of talc...

A Cut Above

/ by Brendan Blowers / photography by Eli Warren The son of a woodworker, Jeremy Schrock was in...

Bridge House

/ by Jonathan Ammons / photography by Kevin Meechan Tucked away in the mountains near Cashiers, rather intentionally...