January 27, 2022

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| 5/18/2021

› Black-owned Miami wine company gets boost from alcohol giant
The Miami-based La Fête du Rosé has caught the attention of Miami Beach hotels, Target and Trader Joe’s. Now, the wine label will partner with beverage behemoth Constellation Brands, which announced Thursday it would acquire a minority stake in the company. La Fête du Rosé launched in 2019 to debunk tired tropes about rosé wine and who drinks it, said its founder and CEO Donae Burston.

› New Orlando ghost kitchen thinks inside the Doshibox
Doshirak is a Korean word for “packed meal.” Like a Japanese bento, it’s a way of bringing together several items in one container with partitions for its components. It’s often compact. Doshibox, however, is not. Prices may seem high — they range between $16.50 and $20 each — but it’s at least two meals’ worth of scratch-made food. And man, is it fun.

› Sarasota golf club community reports strong start to year 
The Founders Club, Sarasota, has continued to see strong sales and member momentum including 13 lot sales since January that amounted to nearly $2.75 million. The club, located east of I-75 on Fruitville Road, features luxury home builders London Bay, AR Homes, John Cannon Homes and Lee Wetherington Homes through its Builder Program. The program gives homebuyers access to various architectural styles and customizable floor plans.

› Grammy winner Darius Rucker to headline Tampa’s Pig Jig
Grammy winner Darius Rucker will headline the Tampa Pig Jig in Julian B. Lane Park on Oct. 23, organizers announced Monday. It’s the biggest headliner yet for what has become one of the biggest philanthropic events in the area. The Pig Jig combines live music, games and a silent auction, along with a barbecue competition to raise money for NephCure Kidney International, which supports research seeking the cause of potentially debilitating kidney diseases.

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