From Big Beers & Swamp Water to Dewey Devils & Shark Attacks: 13 must-try Delaware drinks

With about 2,000 restaurants in Delaware, there are plenty of places to grab a bite and a drink to go with it.

But some of those dining rooms and bars especially stand out when it comes to their libations.

In fact, our little state has its fair share of must-try alcoholic beverages, ranging from the iconic to newer sippables that have caught our tongues in recent years.

Salted Vines Receives Community Spirit Award from Bethany Fenwick Chamber of Commerce

Salted Vines was honored to receive the "Community Spirit Award: Best Initiative" during the Bethany Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce's Annual Award Ceremony held at Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club on November 16th, 2023.

The Community Spirit Award - Best Initiative Award is given to a member business that has been intentional in meeting a need in the community whether it be through awareness, building a “good neighbor” culture, or hosting a recurring event or regular activities that benefit our communities in a unique way.

Nominations for this award are given by fellow chamber members and then voted on by members as well as the public.

We'd like to thank all of our customers and friends who showed their support by voting for us and support us every day!

How the Warming Climate is Changing Delaware Wine

The weather affects nearly every aspect of our lives, even the taste of your wine. A mild winter this past year, extreme summer heat, and recent heavy rainfall have all changed the notes of your favorite Delaware vino.

Plan your slushy road trip at the top spot for frozen drinks in every state

Slushies are trending and we’re here for it. From frosé to root beer, we tracked down the ultimate list of where to find the best frozen drinks in every state. So get ready to sip on some sweet success and plan your summer slushy road trip.

Talks To End State Ban on Home Wine Deliveries in Delaware

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del.- You can get it at the liquor store, you can get it at a winery but you can't get it delivered to your house.

As of now in Delaware, you cannot get wine delivered to your doorstep from Delaware wineries, but lawmakers want to change that.

Salted Vines Receives Community Spirit Award

Salted Vines was honored to receive the "Community Spirit Award" during the Bethany Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce's Annual Award Ceremony held at Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club on November 17th, 2022.

The Community Spirit Award goes to the member business that demonstrated an exemplary commitment to the community, above and beyond its business contributions throughout the year. Rising to the top of this category is a special achievement.

Nominations for this award are given by fellow chamber members and then voted on by members as well as the public.

We'd like to thank all of our customers and friends who showed their support by voting for us and support us every day! Together we make this a great place to live and work!

Honing Your Craft for the Consumer With Adrian Mobilia of Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery

Join Drew Hendricks and Bianca Harmon on this episode of Legends Behind the Craft with Adrian Mobilia, Owner and President of Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, as they talk about the internal operations of a successful vineyard and winery. Adrian discusses the conditions affecting grape growing in Delaware, how he crafts his wine for consumers, and tips for maintaining a successful vineyard and winery.

List: The Best Wine In North Carolina And Every US State Melanie Day

If you love wine as much as I do you probably try to visit a winery on vacation. Napa Valley is probably the first wine destination that comes to mind, but every state has its options. But knowing where to find the best wine on vacation can be hard, especially if you’re just a casual wine drinker. Well, you’re in luck, the dating reviews website ranked the best wineries across the country.

Travel to These Hidden Sussex County Gems at the Beach This Fall

Forget visiting Sussex County’s tourist traps while visiting the beach this fall and explore these spots located off the beaten path.

It’s easy to keep your beach trip predictable, but with a little searching, the hidden gems of Sussex County are in reach.

Shake up your fall itinerary and venture (slightly) inland to these five spots recommended by Elizabeth Keller, director of the Delaware Tourism Office.

Delaware’s Burgeoning Wine Industry is at a Precipice

Delaware’s craft wine and beer scene continues to grow. There are four wineries, two meaderies, and more than 20 breweries, some of which also distill spirits, in the state’s 1,982 square miles.

Raising Minimum Wage Passes DE House, Now Awaits Governors Signature

DELAWARE.- In Delaware, the move to raise the minimum wage gradually from $10.50 per hour next year to $15 in 2025 is now just awaiting the governor’s signature.

Some restaurant owners believe as businesses recover from the pandemic, it’s uncertain what impact that will have. “So there’s probably businesses out there this will hurt. There’s probably businesses out there this won’t have much of a negative impact on and I think time will tell,” said Mobilia.

Viewpoint: Business owners helped keep Delawareans safe during pandemic

Owning a small business has always meant taking a leap of faith.

As they risk turning dream into reality, entrepreneurs implicitly agree to courageously face all the challenges that can come with the endeavor.

Perhaps no year has made this clearer than the past one, in which we have together battled the health and economic threats of COVID-19.

The Grapes Aren’t the Only Sun-Worshippers That Have Found a Home at This Delaware Winery

There might not be a more aptly named winery on the East Coast than Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery in Frankford, in the southeast corner of Delaware.

Known for a time as Fenwick Wine Cellars, owners Adrian and Jessica Mobilia in 2015 made two important decisions: They married in mid-summer and within a few months purchased a 26-acre farm in nearby Frankford.

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Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery donates funds to local military and first responder charities

On Sept. 11, 2019, Salted Vines bottled a red wine blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Syrah and named it "Tribute," to recognize those who are or have served in all branches of the military, police, fire and ambulatory services. For over a year, a portion of the proceeds from every bottle of Tribute sold was collected to be donated to local charitable organizations supporting these public heroes. Donations were recently presented to Blessings for Badges and Friends of the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund Endowment.

4 Coastal Delaware Wineries for Sipping Vino This Spring

Spring is officially here, and Delawareans are eager to get outdoor and enjoy the fresh air. Gather a small group of friends—socially distanced—and enjoy a delicious glass or two of a beach-based vino that will certainly hit the spot. From wineries right on the coast to some that are bit farther out (but certainly worth the drive), here are a few First State favorites.

The Ultimate Food Lover's Road Trip: Southern Delaware Culinary Coast™

The great American road trip continues its renaissance as vacationers seek to rediscover the beauty and bounty of the country, and Southern Delaware’s Culinary Coast™--a short drive from many Mid-Atlantic cities with an array of open-air culinary adventures--is the ideal destination for exploration.

Let's Get Salty - 302 Lifestyle Beach Podcast

Have you been to Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery in Frankford, DE?

Meet 4th generation grower, Adrian Mobilia!

Adrian speaks about how he got started in the business, living in the 302 beach area, types of grapes grown in Delaware, his wine-making process, & more!!!

Neighboring the DE coast, Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery is warm and inviting with a rustic flair. They offer wine tasting, events & venue rentals.

The wine selection they have is so excellent! You have to go check out their winery and do a tasting! Its located at 32512 Blackwater Rd Frankford, DE 19945. Visit to learn more about Salted Vines.

Salted Vines Vineyard shows off their new wine in honor of “Sippin with Sloths” events

Salted Vines Vineyard had an event Wednesday to show off their new wine, which was inspired by some cute animals. The winery and Barn Hill Preserve have teamed up for an event called “Sippin with Sloths” in the past and on Wednesday they hosted another one of these events. During the event, people can wine taste, while hanging out with sloths. But this event was special as they showed off their new wine called “Lower Slower Delaware.”

The wine was made in honor of their sloth events, since they have been such a hit.

Salted Vines to Host More Sloth Events, Special Wine Release

Salted Vines is once again hosting its “Sippin’ with Sloths” events. Paired with Barn Hill Preserve, Salted Vines is providing a unique experience for adults 21 or older to have some wine and snacks, and chill out with sloths in a safe environment.

Published in Cape Gazette and Coastal Point
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Coastal Point link below.

Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery Raises $20K for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery is pleased to announce that they raised $20,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) 2020 Man & Woman of the Year campaign. Earlier this year, General Manager, Katie Duke, and Assistant Manager, Heather Spencer teamed up to support this philanthropic competition to raise funds to support those impacted by blood cancer.

Wineries still serving guests with changes, colder months will add challenges

DELMARVA- Wineries are often a hit during the Fall season, as many love to go on wine tours and do tastings.

And even though we’re still in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic, local vineyards we spoke to said they’re still seeing a steady flow of customers.

Meet Your Farmer

Adrian Mobilia and his wife Jessica have found their agricultural niche in southern Delaware.

The couple purchased a 26-acre farm in 2015 where they built Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery which continues to grow every year.

“This is really what we live for”: Delaware restaurants, breweries, bars reopening June 1st

DELAWARE — Restaurants, breweries and bars are preparing to reopen on June 1st limited to 30 percent of their indoor capacity.

“I think a lot of restaurateurs are really happy and excited to invite people back in because this is really what we live for,” says Scott Kammerer, the president of SoDel Concepts.

“We know that we can’t do business as normal. We kind of have to mold ourselves to what we have available to us,” says Katie Duke, the general manager of Salted Vines Vineyard and Winery.

Your Guide to the Best Beer, Wine and Spirits in Delaware

Wineries to visit; beers, ciders and meads to drink now; spirits to savor—all crafted in our own backyard.

6 Reasons Why Wine Lovers Should Visit Coastal Delaware

Cheers to the First State's superior vino scene.

Buy a Bottle, Take it Home: Delaware Wineries Now Included in State Law

On Tuesday Governor John Carney signed House Bill 284 into action, allowing customers to take an opened bottle of wine home from wineries.

Bethany-Fenwick Chamber Holds Annual Awards Ceremony

The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Member Celebration and Award Ceremony was held March 28 at Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery in Frankford. Attendees enjoyed wine and food pairings provided by Salted Vines and Plate Catering, as well as musical entertainment and socializing. Sponsored by Comcast Spotlight and Coastal Point, the evening featured the annual member awards, and celebrated accomplishments, anniversaries and accolades of its 700 members.

Bethany-Fenwick Chamber Announces Annual Awards

The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Member Celebration and Award Ceremony took place last week at Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery.

Attendees were provided wine and food pairings provided by Salted Vines and Plate catering,

Adults Get in on the Easter Action While Raising Funds For Easterseals

Easter is normally for the kids, but some adults were getting into the spirit in Frankford Friday night at the Salted Vines Vineyard and Winery. Folks bought tickets to take part in their own Easter egg hunt.