Maine’s “Nap-ah” Valley Wine Tour – From Grape to Glass

This is something fun that we only recently discovered.  It has everything you need for a perfect day – wine, food and beautiful scenery! From their website: “Enjoy a guided tour of the Mid-coast in the comfort of All Aboard Trolley & Limousine’s specially outfitted vehicles and learn about wine making from grape to glass as …
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Cellardoor Winery – Vinfest 2011

The Hartstone Inn’s very own Chef Michael Salmon will be preparing a course again this year at Vinfest 2011.  This event, presented in conjunction with Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook Market, begins with a dinner and dance and is followed the next day by a wide range of fun activities.   From their website: “This magical weekend …
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Fall “Foodie Adventure” Trips – Almost Sold Out!

If you were considering joining us this fall on one of our Michael Salmon Foodie Adventure trips, the time to book is now!  We have only one room left in the Tuscany, Italy trip and two rooms in the Loire Valley, France trip!  To view available rooms, click here. Haven’t heard about our foodie trips yet?  …
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Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville Kitchen Tour

We have participated in this event in years past and it is a lot of fun! Not only do you visit amazing kitchens but you sample delicious food!  This year there will be chefs from Primo, Prism, 40 Paper,  Amalfi and many more! Merryspring Nature Center presents a Kitchen Tour Camden, Rockport and Lincolnville Wednesday, …
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The Slipway Restaurant in Thomaston, Maine

Here is a another new restaurant for our Hartstone Inn guests to try!  The Slipway in Thomaston, Maine which has just opened. It has a beautiful location right on the water with a terrific deck.  Here is the description posted on their Facebook page.  “What started in Port Clyde has made its way to Thomaston. Scott …
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New Restaurant in Camden: 57 Bayview Bar & Bistro

We always want to keep our guests here at The Hartstone Inn informed on what is new in the Camden dinning scene.  As we have mentioned in previous blog entries, several new restaurants have opened in Camden recently.  57 Bayview Bar and Bistro, located where Ephemere restaurant was formerly, opened April 9th.  Read about the new restaurant in the …
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Red’s Eats Opens Monday!

Red’s Eats, the ever busy lobster shack that has been in Wiscasset since 1954 reopens for the season this Monday,  April 18th!  This is a sure sign that summer is around the corner! Red’s Eats is known for it’s lobster rolls that are piled high with at least one pound of fresh Maine lobster meat.  Each …
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Cellardoor Villa is Open!

Spring is here! I know because some of our favorite businesses that take a little break for winter are re-opening. The Cellardoor Villa is located at the intersection of Routes 90 and 1 and is a great place to taste several of their wines. With 19 varieties available you’re sure to discover a nice bottle …
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New! Chef Michael’s Specialty Salt and Pepper Sampler

We have a new item for sale in the Hartstone Inn gift shop.  Chef Michael has put together a sampler collection of all his favorite peppercorns and salts.  The following list is the 10 different items in the salt and pepper sampler: Szechuan Peppercorns Himalayan Pink Salt Pink Peppercorns French Fleur De Sel Alae Hawaiian …
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Only in Camden Maine!

Is there anyplace else in the country you can enjoy going to the dentist?  Dr. David & Julia Olivas have their practice off from Route 1, on the Camden – Rockport border and have made visits to their office fun (for foodies)!  Julia’s girls are her prize Buff Orpington hens and live in their custom …
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Rockport Garden Club Valentine’s Day Tea

Yesterday’s Rockport Garden Club Valentine Tea was so much fun!  Opening the doors to the Hideaway to provide a location was easy.   Linda Sink, one of our fabulous innkeepers and Garden Club member spent hours making sure no detail was overlooked and all of the goodies that were donated were delicious.  Trisha Moroz created three beautiful Valentine Cakes that …
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Hartstone Inn Specialty Dinner – “In the Greek Isles”

Sunday night was our five course Greek dinner here at The Hartstone Inn.   We thank our local guests for braving the extremely cold temperatures that night to dine with us.  The menu was as follows: Cucumber, Roasted Tomato and Feta Salad Greek Avgolemono Soup with Lobster Fig and Orange Sorbet Lamb and Eggplant Moussaka Baklava with …
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