Pushing the envelope

Running a wine shop isn’t easy. Margins are often surprisingly tight, something’s always breaking, vintages vary in quality, people’s tastes change constantly, and it can often seem impossible to compete with the prices in the big grocery chains that keep popping up all over town. A number of local wine shops have closed in the last few years, but Table Wine in South Asheville seems to be thriving.

Something is up in south Asheville

I have recently learned of a very impressive positive community organization in south Asheville. The Ducker Road Community Involvement Council, which is a 501(c)3 organization, has worked to “clean up” an entire neighborhood, making it positively uninhabitable for drug dealers, providing community programs for youth and even offering several people transitional housing. All of this […]