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Flounder Fest 2021

July 2nd and 3rd featured our Flounder Festival. As a community, we came together to laugh and have a time of celebration. Fireworks, parades, and many different vendors appeared up and down Broad Street along with Hodges Street. Here at the store we had a Sip 'n Shop to kick off the Flounder fest on Friday the 2nd. We offered 4 different types of wines for our customers to enjoy as the wandered the store. On Saturday, July 3rd, we were honored to have Heather C. Cobham, the author of Hungry Mother Creek and The Mother Tree, signing copies of her books on our own front porch! She is a licensed clinical social worker and has her own counseling practice...

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The Rice Men Cometh - Heirloom Rice Returns to North Carolina

The Rice Men Cometh The Rice Men, Al Spruill and Tommy Wheeler, like to say they have the "Best Rice Farm in North Carolina", then with an honest grin, admit that "it's the only rice farm in North Carolina." The Rice Men with the help of some friends and family have prepared the land and growing. Carolina Gold Heirloom Rice, the rice your great great grand parents would of have eaten and enjoyed. “We don’t grow it because it’s easy. We grow it because we believe you deserve it. It’s too good not to share” Rice farming returns to NC after 120 years. Now the heirloom Carolina Gold Rice is grown in Pamlico County and sold just a few miles away at...

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The Boat, The Wine - Hunky Dory Boat Video

Wine Tasting June 19th, Meet the Owners. Mike and Claire Allan of Huia Winery in Marlborough, New Zealand, show the Winery's custom made fishing boat, the Hunky Dory. Take a tour of the 17 foot fishing boat with the Huia Vineyard in the background. Like the boat? You will love the wines. . Join us with your friends for a Virtual Zoom Wine Tasting on June 19th at 6 PM EST. Purchase the wines at Nautical Wheelers in Oriental, NC and in New Bern, NNC. Click here to purchase online for Curb Side or In Store Pick Up. Front Porch Delivery is also available in Oriental, NC.  

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