Author Archives: htessitore


It’s a back to normal weekend: This week’s “After the Vine!”

The new insulation has been laid, fresh paint is on the walls, and the new ceiling tiles and lights are in place. It's time to get back to normal at […]



Local Brew – Whaler’s Brewing Company in Peace Dale

Our friends up the street at Whaler's Brewing Company have been creating unique beers in Peace Dale for close to a year and a half. These elixirs, however, have only […]



Summer Beer Pairings from Heavy Seas Brewery

One of the best things about being in this industry is getting to meet people who have such a passion for the liquids they produce. I had met Hugh Sisson, […]



URI’s An Evening of Grapes & Grain June 6

Now that the weather is finally in our favor, what better way to celebrate than to sample over 100 wines, beers, and ciders on the grounds of URI while helping […]



Bourbon Takes the Lead (Sorry, Scotch)

Over the last two to three years, if you read any article about the liquor industry, it would lead with how hot Bourbon is. Between a shortage of juice and […]



Justin & Landmark on Fri, Jeff’s Nemeses on Sat

Last month, our friends up the street at the Sons of Liberty Distillery got together a group of their most loyal customers to sample a trio of new Gin recipes. After what […]



Castelfeder Winery on Friday, California Picks on Saturday

It has not been the easiest of weeks here at Wakefield Liquors. We want to say thank you to everyone who has reached out to us after the death of […]



April Brewery of the Month: Woodchuck – Hard Ciders are Perfect for Spring

You may have noticed that we have a new "open" neon. The previous sign alerted the village of Wakefield that we were here for business for over twenty years. It […]



Summer Beers in 20* Weather, Bourbons to Keep you Warm

This has been quite the month. It's March 20th. Summer beers have been out for several weeks and 2014 Rosés are starting to show up on our shelves but it's […]



French wines with Donna on Fri, Phil’s picks on Sat

While most of the country thinks college basketball when the phrase, "March Madness" is discussed, the staff here at Wakefield Liquors has another tournament we like to partake in. The […]