Author Archives: htessitore


Oh how taste buds change!

My wife and I celebrated our 15 year Anniversary together yesterday with our children at our favorite Pub, Doherty's East Ave Cafe in Pawtucket. With over 80 beers on draft […]



Abramo is back on Friday; URI vs Maine on Saturday!

When one thinks of the great wines of Piemonte in Northwestern Italy, you invariably reminisce about the powerful Nebbiolo grape that produces Barolo and Barbaresco. In regards to whites, Arneis and […]



Narragansett Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout at Wakefield Liquors, Rhode Island

As is tradition in most of sports, but especially baseball, the winning team in a Championship Series celebrates their victory with champagne in their clubhouse after the game. Giddy 20 […]



Hearst Ranch Winery on Friday, Staff Selections Saturday

Being the unfortunate sports fan who roots for the Boston Red Sox and the New York Jets, this has not been an easy Fall. And with the Broncos and Patriots […]



Wakefield Liquors Welcomes Autumn with a Pumpkin Section

After the last gasp of summer hit last weekend, it almost feels good to have Autumn finally arrive this week. To celebrate the changing seasons, we have erected a new […]



Italian wine weekend! Abramo shines on Friday, Marc on Sat

Well valued customers, we have a Fall Festivus planned for you this weekend! Tonight, brand Ambassador of Tenute Rubino, Ivan Genuso, and Rhode Island Legend Abramo will be here to […]



Open during road construction!

Coming from Providence each morning, I never really actually go through Dale Carlia Corner in front of the store. The other day I came down route 108 from URI and, oh boy, […]



Maria Stevens shines on Fri, Staff Highlights on Sat

Ah, how the town can change in a week's time. Gone are the tourists from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, and here are the college students from New York, […]



West Coast Wines from Montinore Vineyards, Coppola Votre Santé

For those of you with children in elementary or high school, you are painfully aware that this weekend is the last hurrah of relaxation before the daily grind of early […]



Long Island wines on Fri, Dog Days on Satursday

Lieb Cellars is an 84-acre sustainably farmed vineyard located on the North Fork of Long Island, 80 miles east of New York City. Lieb was founded in 1992 and debuted […]