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  • Wine-ing? Yes, Keep on Wine-ing with Great Vermont Wine

    May 15th, 2017 by srsm

    Wine is not something usually associated with Vermont. Maple syrup and craft beers top the list. Vermont is, however, becoming internationally known for its wine. Within an hour and a bit of West Hill House B&B there are numerous vineyards that welcome visitors and offer tasting opportunities. Two of our favorites are Lincoln Peak Vineyard and Boyden … read full article

    Mud Squares for Mud Season

    April 25th, 2017 by srsm

    Serving it up: Mud season is a gray and rainy time here is the northeast. The snow has melted, the ground is thawing and the rain is coming down. Sometimes a sweet and gooey baked treat is the perfect pick-me-up on a gray and rainy day.  This baked treat fits the bill perfectly, a brownie-like cake base … read full article

    Sunny Day Road Trip: Discovering Vermont Artisans

    April 16th, 2017 by srsm

    A beautiful, warm and sunny mid-April day just begs to be enjoyed so, having no overnight guest to attend to, we set out to enjoy the afternoon and view the works of area artisans. Our afternoon outing started in Middlebury, about 45 minutes from the B&B, where we stopped at the Vermont Coffee Company for coffee and … read full article

    Get Out And About On A Vermont Craft Beer Tour!

    April 14th, 2017 by corey

    Spring has sprung! The time has come To taste great beer And have some fun … on a guided craft beer tour in Vermont’s Mad River Valley! The fine month of May sees the return of the Vermont Bed & Brew package: May 6th & May 20th, 2017. This deal, which should tantalize any craft … read full article

    Biscotti made with Espresso & Chocolate Chips: What a treat!

    March 11th, 2017 by srsm

    Serving it up: Biscotti, crunchy and crispy, nothing is a better pick-me-up with a hot beverage. From a google search we learn that though modern biscotti are associated with the Tuscan region of Italy, this popular Italian cookie traces its origins to Roman times. The word biscotto (biscotti is the plural) derives from “bis,” Latin for twice, … read full article

    Maple Syrup? Pancakes? Vermont’s Got It!

    February 5th, 2017 by srsm

    Maple syrup and Vermont go together like, well, maple syrup and pancakes! Forty years are required to grow a sugar maple tree large enough to tap. A tree ten inches (25 cm) in diameter is considered minimum trappable size for one tap. A grove of sugar maples is called a sugar bush or sometimes a … read full article

    Vermont Craft Beer Brewery Tour and Lodging Specials

    August 20th, 2016 by corey

    Discover the Mad River Valley’s Vermont craft beer scene and enjoy the benefit of a lodging special with the Vermont Bed & Brew Package! The Vermont Bed & Brew Package has proven extremely popular and why not? Who wouldn’t enjoy an opportunity to sample the best beer and lodging that central Vermont has to offer? … read full article

    Along the Vermont Cheese Trail

    March 14th, 2016 by corey

    The Vermont Cheese Trail stretches from New York to New Hampshire, from Rhode Island to Quebec, and all points in between. Curd lovers visiting Vermont’s Mad River Valley can get in on the fun, too! The farm-to-table movement may be one of the most exciting (and delicious) dining trends we’ve seen in a long time. … read full article

    Lorne Sausage is a great breakfast accompaniment.

    March 6th, 2016 by srsm

    Serving it up  Lorne Sausage, also known as Square Sausage, Flat Sausage or Slice Sausage, is a traditional Scottish  food made with beef and pork. It is said to have originated in Lorne, Argyll in Scotland. If you are in Scotland and ask for a full Scottish Breakfast you will see Lorne Sausage on your plate. … read full article

    Mad River Valley’s Best Restaurants

    February 26th, 2016 by corey

    One thing we’re always excited to pass along to our guests is what we think of as some of the Mad River Valley’s best restaurants. Vermont has no end of great dining options and the Mad River Valley is no exception. Finding fantastic dining here isn’t the problem – choosing from among the crowd of … read full article

    Discover Vermont Craft Beer!

    February 15th, 2016 by corey

    America’s craft beer movement has certainly taken off – did you know there are over 50 craft beer breweries in Vermont, alone? We’re first in the U.S. for breweries and brew pubs per capita. Beer lovers can be equal parts thrilled and confounded by the volume and variety of the Vermont craft beer scene – … read full article

    Mint – a continuing great restaurant experience

    August 17th, 2015 by Peter MacLaren

    Mint Restaurant in the heart of Waitsfield’s Historic District offers the Mad River Valley a vegetarian alternative with a primary focus on natural, organic whole foods and ingredients. Mint also specializes in offering a wide variety of teas from around the world. The restaurant opened in November 2009 and has continued to receive rave reviews from … read full article