The Leaf Peeper

Concocted by Joel and Amanda on the first really chilly October night and sure to be repeated many more times this fall. Recipe below! 3oz Bourbon 1oz Cider 4 Dashes Old Fashioned Aromatic Bitters Stirring Spoonful of the Royal Rose Barrel Rested Maple Syrup Pour...

Picking a Beer and Wine Dad will Love

Whether dad likes to have a beer while he’s at the grill, needs gluten-free options, prefers California reds, or you want to surprise him with something new to enjoy—we have you covered in our beer & wine room.  And in case you want to browse our wine and...

Stop and Smell the Rosé

Joel and Louisa talk about some frequently asked rosé questions. And in case you want to browse our wine and beer options, linked here is a list in progress of our most popular wines and beer (subject to availability) that Joel has started to put together and will...

Our Ever-Evolving Wine & Beer List

Here at Now You’re Cooking we have 800+ rotating labels of wine & beer. This leads to many exciting opportunities to find new favorites. While it’s impossible to have a fully complete list of every label we currently have on our shelves, below...

We’re Here for You.

We hope you’re hanging in there and we’re sending you good wishes wherever you may be. You’ve probably heard by now that events in the near future have been postponed. You’ll be the first to know when we are able to reschedule. You may have...

Iconic Wines of Italy Tasting

Special Wine Tasting—Iconic Wines of Italy: Friday, April 3, 2020 from 5–7pm Fresh pasta, gelato, and fashion—what else comes to mind when you think of Italy? Delicious wine of course! This special tasting event will feature prestigious Italian wines with Scott Hudson...

These just in!

Here at Now You’re Cooking, we don’t just limit ourselves to wines that are currently available in the state. We actively work with our vendors to search out and bring in wines of distinction from around the world in order to offer you the richest possible selection...

Winter Warmers

Drink these wines to help you stay cozy through February in Maine. These wines can all stand up to heartier dishes, for example, our Comforting Lamb Tagine recipe.  Chateau la Canorgue Luberon 2015, $17.99 The Luberon Departement is where the Southern Rhone shades off...

January 2020 Wine Tasting Notes

Below please find notes from the January 9 wine tasting with Josh Underhill of Pine State. Our next tasting will be on February 13, 2020. Hope to see you there! Jeio Prosecco Brut (Veneto, Italy) Made from 100% Glera grapes grown on the steepest vineyard sites in...

Oysters on the Mind (and Plate)

  As a part of our year-long 20th Anniversary celebrations, chefs and food enthusiasts who are interested in expanding their knowledge are invited to monthly cooking-themed lectures led by local experts in their fields. Our first lecture is All About...

Finding the Perfect Bubbly for NYE

HAPPY NEW YEAR! For those looking to add a little sparkle to their New Year’s Eve celebrations look no further than the shelves of Now You’re Cooking. Joel has compiled a list of bubbly that is sure to satisfy the palette and dazzle the guests. We’ll...