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Wild Wing Cafe
Once upon a time there was a young man from Atlanta who thought the perfect day was a round of golf, a bucket of icy, cold beer and plenty of great wings! He moved to Hilton Head where the golf was great, but alas, there were no buckets of beer, no great wings.
So one beautiful day in June, the young man opened Wild Wing Cafe on the island paradise. Thousands of wonderful people, young and old flocked to the Wild Wing for they too, dreamed of hot wings and buckets of cold beer.
Soon we were spreading our wings across the country! Our big, plump, delicious wings are available in all kinds of flavors, some spicy... some not so spicy... all of them delicious.
Whether you're a winglover or not, we think you'll love us because at Wild Wing Cafe, we dedicate ourselves to quality. You won't find a lot of pre-packaged processed food around here. We hand patty our own burgers from fresh Grade A lean ground beef. Our chicken fingers are fresh tenderloins, dipped in our homemade batter and fried to order. Our onion rings are hand cut and dipped in a mildly spicy beer batter. We even make our own dressings fresh every day.
So create your own burger or chicken sandwich. Put together the sampler platter you want. Mix ribs and wings together, if you like. We believe that variety is the spice of life.
Whatever you want, we'll do our best to make it happen, because at Wild Wing Cafe, we still live by the notion that the customer is right and we appreciate your business!
We elected to use Fintech as it provides us with a simple and secure payment solution. The data Fintech provides gives us crucial information on our alcohol purchases.
Peter Verhoeven - Owner
Where it all began: Fabbioli Vineyards is a business and a concept that has been in the works for almost 20 years. When we moved to California in 1987, I had in the back of my mind the idea that we could find a piece of land and grow some grapes. It sure sounded easy back then. Kids, life, careers, land prices, cash flow and family steered us back East in 1997. We knew that the idea would not work for us in CA, but our time was well spent in gaining the knowledge, skills and confidence to make it happen in VA.
In early 2000, Colleen was driving young Sammy around to get him to settle down and stumbled into a 25 acre parcel in the southern Lucketts area. We had been looking for land for a while but were unable to find the right piece. Although this piece did not fit all the parameters of a perfect vineyard site, it would be able to grow good grapes. It also filled many other concerns and needs for our family as a home.
Who's making your wine?
The planting began in 2001, along with building the house. The main planting was Merlot with a little Petit Verdot for blending.
Our Philosophy: Fabbioli Cellars is a small, family owned and operated vineyard and winery. We focus on growing and making high quality red wines using traditional methods and 21st century knowledge. Through hard work, good decisions and great relationships with customers, family and friends, we have been able to succeed at this dream.
Our business model is based on the fine boutique or Chateau le garage wineries of California and Europe. We have regular tasting hours Thursday through Monday and also offer special events and opportunities such as our educational wine tastings and seminars for your family or tasting group. Our wines are available through local wine shops, restaurants, wine festivals and through the web site. Please check the events page and sign up for our mailing list to stay connected. There are new wines aging in the cellar and more exciting opportunities to taste and learn coming soon.
We decided to go with Fintech to help our growth through ease of use, and ease of customer input during deliveries. We may make wine the old fashioned way, but we sure believe in high tech solutions such as this.
Doug Fabbioli - Owner
Angry Adams Wine and Cheese Spot
Angry Adams Wine and Cheese Spot recently opened in the High Street area of Portsmouth, VA offering international cheeses, exotic wines and sake. Wine and cheese tastings are held on the first and third Friday of each month. The shop specializes in an assortment of moderately priced and high-end wines that include Thomas Henry, Cakebread Cellars and Opus One.
Guests can purchase a variety of cheeses including: a Tilston Point blue cheese - a cheddar Roquefort, St. Agur- a soft triple-cream blue cheese, and the most popular seller, a raspberry Bellavitano - a creamy cheddar-style cheese. In addition to wine and cheese, the shop sells sandwiches, crackers, WoodWick candles and makes beautiful personalized gift baskets.
As we focus on expansion in the coming months, we have chosen Fintech to help simplify our alcohol purchases. Fintech really makes paying our alcohol invoices easy.
Adam Henderson and Randy Withers - Owners
Lago Di Merlo Vineyards & Winery
The Merlo Italian passion for winemaking stems from centuries of cultivating family vineyards in the province of Alessandria, Italy where today cousin Angelo Merlo lives in the 780 year old Ca'bella, "Villa di Merlo", and tends his Barbera and Dolcetto grapes.
Harry Merlo Sr. began at the age of five crushing grapes with his feet below the railroad tracks in the Italian section of Stirling City, California. His Father, Giuseppe Merlo, an Italian immigrant, was considered the wine steward of the High Sierra lumber town. He would set a washtub on the woodshed floor and dump into it a 50-pound lug of zinfandel grapes and young Harry would begin to stomp. Thus began his association with the wine industry. Harry has often said that he qualifies as a connoisseur of wine because he has purple feet. The tradition continued with the acquisition of Harry's vineyard near Geyserville, California in 1965. In the mid 1960's he delivered his first truckload of grapes to Italian Swiss Colony Winery. They weighed his truck and gave him a receipt priced at $50 per ton.
Family interest in winemaking led his son, Harry Jr., to study viticulture and enology at California State University, Fresno. Following graduation, Harry Jr. ultimately became Manager of Lago di Merlo Vineyards & Winery at the Merlo Ranch in Sonoma County. Under his third generation leadership, the Merlo's expanded the vineyard to over 200 acres.
Fintech makes deliveries much easier and faster not having to wait for a check to be written!!
Marc Garner - Sales Manager