Posts Tagged ‘baltimore’

MacKenzie Limited – An Epicurean Stand-By

June 18th, 2010 • No Comments

I love marketing–there is nothing more thrilling to me than when I meet an entrepreneur in the food business promoting his or her passion! I met Laura McManus, President and owner of MacKenzie Limited at a recent Sante Baltimore event on Sunday, June 13th, 2010 at the American Visionary Art Museum. MacKenzie Limited is a purveyor very high end smoked salmon – well, more than that, here’s what the website says:

Mackenzie Limited was founded by an Englishman with a passion for gourmet food and a penchant for Scottish smoked salmon. Our 44-page catalog features more than 350 items available online and through mail-order including decadent desserts, premium seafood such as Maine lobster and traditional aged balsamic vinegar from Italy.

I’m including my short interview of Laura discussing her “foodie” philosophy and McKenzie’s “flavor profile” and then I added her fun appearance on QVC:
(for some reason it repeats itself??)

Maryland Wineries Big Growth

June 14th, 2010 • 1 Comment

I had a phenomenal weekend of tasting, tasting and tasting – from beer, to gourmet dishes and even over 50 Maryland wines – yes, wines made in the state of Maryland! I saw Kevin Atticks the Executive Director of the Maryland Wineries Association twice this weekend, so I decided to get his take on the incredible growth of Maryland wineries from both a quality and quantity perspective – enjoy the short 3 minute video, it was taken at a great event – Sante Baltimore at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland on Sunday, June 13th, 2010.