Statewide Sampler Pack

there are scores of Sconnie breweries; here’s a starter guide of some that distribute locally

There are scores of Sconnie breweries; here’s a starter guide of some that distribute locally ...

Some Cheesy Facts

... on the constant battle between Wisconsin and California about dairy production

There’s a constant battle between Wisconsin and California about dairy production. Let’s look to the numbers.

Cheese: A State Tradition

how cheese came to play the role it does in Wisconsin

Wisconsin, as any native knows, is rife with distinguishing factors. Namely the Packers, beer, brats, and most of all, cheese. In fact, cheese is so prevalent that people wear Cheeseheads to the Packer games, make beer-cheese soup, and eat cheese ...

Suds & Slices

books about Wisconsin beer and cheese found in Volume One’s Local Store

How to Make a Cheesemaker

the controversy surrounding licensing for cheesemakers

Despite what the commercials try to tell us, we all know that the cows are much happier in good old Wisconsin (the dairy state) than in the California heat.

Dave’s Brewfarm

a local brewmaster who’s made waves internationally

Dave’s Brewfarm is a hidden treasure in the Western Wisconsin landscape that highlights the importance and ease of sustainable living through demonstration while consistently producing delicious local brews for the beer lovers of Wisconsin and its...

Chedd's Will Roll

gourmet grilled cheese place opens on Water Street

“It’s an exciting sort of homecoming. It’s celebrating our Wisconsin heritage, so opening (a Chedd’s) in Wisconsin is exciting for us.” – Tom Larson, Chedd’s local franchise co-owner

Lazy Monk Releases Oktoberfest Brew

Since the local brews of Lucette and Lazy Monk debuted in the past year, local drinkers have responded and the production has gone like gangbusters. Well now we can rejoice in yet another brew, as Lazy Monk unveils its Oktoberfest.

Point vs. Leinie's

the pride of Stevens Point goes head-to-head with Chippewa’s finest

Leinie’s Original is always a solid choice among run-of-the-mill beers when you’re looking to drink something for long periods (bringing a case to a party, for instance). But you’ll find light beer drinkers opting away from it if it’s in...