The Dining Dish blog is Dara Bunjon's take on anything food, both national and in her hometown of Baltimore. Warning: this food blog can be harmful to your waistline.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Green Wine ( & possibly some ham)

Just in from David Callum at the wonderful Tilghman Island Inn - Green wine just in time for St. Patricks Day.

St. Patricks Green Wine Weekend. Come celebrate the return of the Osprey and the first daffodils. Sample food and wines that come from sustainable Farms and Wineries. Weekend Packages for this event are available for $590-$690 per couple, included in this package is 2 night lodging, continental breakfast each morning, a 5 course tasting dinner for 2 people one of your 2 night stay and a Champagne Brunch on Sunday with a Late 1pm checkout. More media has focused attention on reducing the human impact on the environment.

The Inn has been concerned about using products from sustainable sources for many years. We have used locally grown produce from organic and sustainable farms for more than 12 years and have had organic and sustainable wines on our list since the beginning. We have had a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 1996 and we won Sante' Magazines Best Mid Atlantic Restaurant in 2005 for the sustainable category.

One of our major suppliers, Dogwood Farms won the United States Department of Agriculture Best Small Farm in the United States in 2002. Sustainable practices and Bay Friendly land management was part of the criteria. The number of certified organic and sustainable wines have increased dramatically. Many experts feel that not only reduces the environmental impact but has improved the quality of the wines. (see Wine Spectator June 30, 2007)I have a copy of this article and can email it on request. Email me at

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