Monday, November 28, 2011

"2 Trips to Mount Horeb, WI"

Don and I drove to Mount Horeb, WI, last Wednesday to check out some possibilities for Christmas gifts at Duluth Trading Company ( If you've not heard of them, check out the link, and if you're "local", definitely check out the "Flagship" store. We both think it is a great place with VERY nice items.

After we left Duluth Trading Company, we decided to eat, drink, and be merry at The Grumpy Troll (, the local brew pub. We've been there numerous times and it is another place we would highly recommend.

Don ordered the beer flight, which included ALL of their beers available at this time. Myself......I'm not a big beer drinker, so I had a Bloody Mary instead, which was also good. :)

On Friday, we returned to Mount Horeb, bringing along friend and neighbor, Rob, to go to Fisher King Winery (, which ironically is located right next door to Duluth Trading Company.

A friend of ours, Dan Walkner, was entertaining there Friday night, which we found out on Wednesday when we saw a flyer in the winery's window, advertising their upcoming artists. Fate, eh? ;)

When we walked in, there sat Erica, Dan's girlfriend and a favorite of ours, who happily joined us.

The owner offered to take a photo of us, to which we all happily agreed so that we could have Don in at least 1 photo. ;) By the way, Rob is wearing a scarf that I recently wove. There seems to be a reoccurring theme of our friends wearing my woven scarves in recent posts. ;)

Here is Dan, set up in the viewing area and "doing what he does.....".

Later, he was joined by 2 fellow singers/musicians.....Corey Hart and Paul Mitch.

Dan and Corey doing a number together. Corey is a local of Mount Horeb and lives within walking distance of the winery.

We had a very nice time that evening. I forgot to mention, that we ordered a flight of the winery's wines and found all of them very tasty, too. I prefer a sweeter wine, but found I enjoyed their dryer wines as well. All of us agreed that their selection has something for everyone....and more. ;)

Another small Wisconsin town that has a lot to offer! Oh! I forgot to mention earlier......Mount Horeb's known as "The Troll Capitol of the World". :)


Maniphone said...

You two are having way too much fun! I love it!

Molly Bee said...

I LOVE Mount Horeb. I've got to get out to the winery. I am going to Caroling in the Cave next weekend so maybe I'll stop by then. I got hold of a really good sweet wine a couple of weeks ago. When I get home, I'll send you the name of it.

lakeview6 said...

So Don had thirteen five-oz. beers? Well OK then!!