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Exhibitors at the 2013 Isthmus Food & Wine Festival

The Isthmus Food & Wine Festival returns to the Alliant Energy Center Exhibiton Hall on Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19, for its second annual celebration of culinary delights. It's a marketplace of good tastes, and there will be a broad array of great food and drinks available for sampling and/or for sale, scores of selections from more than 100 exhibitors.

Here is a detailed list of the exhibitors you can see, speak with, and sample inside the festival.

AJ Bombers
120 West Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703
Rube Goldberg meets Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, except Rube is into P-nuts and Willy Wonka is into crazy cheeseburgers. Both are very happy about it.
Booth 111

Allstate Liquor and Wine
12001 Carment Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Family-owned distribution of wine and liquor statewide through excellent customer service and a diverse product portfolio to set themselves apart from the competition.
Booth 102

American Skillet Company
2825 Perry St. Bay #3
Madison, WI 53715
Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois state-shaped cast iron skillets, pre-seasoned with an optional magnetic hanger ready for cooking, baking and display.
Booth 117

Ancora Coffee Roasters
112 King St.
Madison, WI 53703
Roasts the world's finest specialty coffees from the source, grown by farmers who understand the meaning of sustainability, nurturing their land to produce amazing coffee.
Booth 116

Auntie Pam's Bakery
5013 Barton Rd.
Madison, WI 53711
Offers a wide variety of breads including cheese, multi-grain, honey wheat, hamburger buns, sweet breads, breakfast rolls, muffins, cupcakes and other sweet treats.
Booth 603

AVA Wine & Spirits
Searches "all viticultural areas" throughout the world to bring your favorite establishments the finest wines available across all price points.
Booth 505

Barritt's Ginger Beer
901 Ocean Ave.
Ocean City, NJ 08226
Non-alcoholic ginger beer that originated in Bermuda and is known as a versatile mixer here in the U.S.
Booth 212

Batch Bakehouse
1511 Williamson St.
Madison, WI 53703
They make bread & pastry the old-fashioned way, before dawn, from scratch, using only the finest ingredients, each piece carefully crafted by hand.
Booth 425

Beer Society Bar
900 Progress Way
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Serves Stella Artois, the classic Belgian lager, golden in color with exceptional clarity and a spicy hop character; Leffe, a dry, fruity and lightly spiced Belgian Abbey Ale featuring a perfect balance of strength and subtlety; and Hoegaarden, Curacao orange peel with a hind of coriander is the key to a unique, refreshing flavor and spicy nose.
Booth 501

BelGioioso Cheese
4200 Main St.
Green Bay, WI 54311
Booth 600

Bogle Vineyards
37783 County Rd. 144
Clarksburg, CA 95612
Offers a large selection of value brand wines by growing grapes in an environmentally responsible manner and encouraging others to grow sustainably as well.
Booth 414

Bolzano Artisan Meats
3950 N. Holton St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Hand-crafted heirloom pork salamis made the slow traditional way. Stop by to taste the entire line up, and for a chance to win a gift box!
Booth 119

The Boston Beer Company
One Design Center, Suite 850
Boston, MA 02210
America's leading brewer of handcrafted, full-flavored craft beers using the time honored traditional four-vessel brewing process, and the world's finest all-natural ingredients. With over 30 distinctive, award-winning styles of craft beer, Samuel Adams offers discerning beer drinkers a variety of brews.
Booth 207

Brocach on Monroe St.
1843 Monroe St.
Madison, WI 53711
(608) 819-8653
Booth 301

Calliope Ice Cream
22 N. Carroll St. #104
Madison, WI 53703
Explores all of the awesome flavor combinations that exist outside of the traditional ice cream box, conjuring fond memories through flavor.
Booth 118

Carmella's Bistro Sauces
716 N. Casaloma Dr.
Appleton, WI 54913
Sauces made with only fresh herbs and vegetables, low in sugar and calories with a family recipe passed down 5 generations.
Booth 210

Cedar Creek Winery
N70 W6340 Bridge Rd.
Cedarburg, WI 53012
Offers an array of wines from traditional-style red, white and blush grape wines ranging from dry to sweet.
Booth 421

Century Sun Oil
W926 Main Laney Dr.
Pulaski, WI 54162
Produces Certified Organic Sunflower Oil a great all-purpose, versatile cooking oil, perfect for your heart healthy lifestyle.
Booth 604

Checo's Foods
Features hand-rolled burritos made in Madison using a family recipe dating back 70 years.
Booth 118

Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream
2221 Daniels St.
Madison, WI 53718
Offers Wisconsin-made, family-owned, super premium ice cream.
Booth 307

City Tins
PO Box 13472
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
414.430.0268,br. A decorative tin chock full of 20 coaster gift cards worth $10 each at 20 Madison Originals restaurants, a $200 value for $25. "Live Local, Dine Local!"
Booth 311

Community Change
PO Box 335
Oregon, WI 53575
A consumer saving program that benefits charity and offers savings to hundreds of local Madison area merchants from restaurants to spas and so much more.
Booth 119

Conscious Carnivore
1345 Mills St.
Black Earth, WI 53515
A new Madison butcher shop by Black Earth Meats specializing in no-antibiotic, no-hormone local beef, pork, and chicken.
Booth 209

CTL Foods
PO Box 529
Colfax, WI 54730
715.308.0742 Offers Old Fashioned Malted Milk Powder that makes any milkshake "malted" and can be used in many different recipes to make everything taste better.
Booth 903

CUTCO Cutlery
322 Houghton Ave.
Olean, NY 14760
Just the world's finest cutlery!
Booth 422

Dashelito's Enterprises
1338 Dewey Ct. #204
Madison, WI 53703
Madison-based food manufacturer specializing in hot sauces but also featuring an ever-growing assortment of spicy accompaniments, with flavors ranging from mild to extreme to please just about any palette.
Booth 803

Death's Door Spirits
2220 Eagle Dr.
Middleton, WI 53562
Inspired by the Deathís Door passageway between Washington Island and the Door County Peninsula, Deathís Door Spirits is committed to working with Local Farmers to create truly exceptional spirits. "Simple. Local. Exceptional."
Booth 211

East Shore Specialty Foods
643 Cardinal Ln.
Hartland, WI 53029
Specialty mustards and pretzels.
Booth 105

Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
232 N Wallace St., PO Box 610
Ellsworth, WI 54011
715.273.4311 ext. 206
Ellsworth White Cheddar Cheese Curds taste like no other because they come from 30,000 cows on 495 family farms in Wisconsin and Minnesota where farmer/producers are very fussy about quality and it shows in every fresh batch of Cheese Curds they produce.
Booth 700

Empson & Co. Wines
719 Prince St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.684.0900 Pioneers the exports of fine Italian wines since 1972 and leads the way in taking Italy's viticulture seriously, their selections stand for premium quality, consistency and reliability throughout the world.
Booth 402

Epicurean Wines
900 S. Clark St. #1220
Chicago, IL 60605
Dedicated to bringing Australia's best wines to American tables, those with finesse, complexity and depth that highlight Australia's exceptional natural resources.
Booth 206

Fairshare CSA Coalition
303 S Paterson #1B
Madison, WI 53703
Connects and supports Community Supported Agriculture farmers and eaters with original cookbooks full of tips and techniques to make the most of fresh, local food.
Booth 309

Farm Fresh Gourmet
107 S. Hubbard St.
Horicon, WI 53032
A small, local jam preservation company specializing in unique varieties made with the freshest fruit possible resulting in a quality product.
Booth 423

Fifth Season Cooperative
Sources local foods for Reinhart FoodService, La Crosse, they know what food service buyers need, and they provide a link to the farm and the processor with superior mileage and excellent taste.
Booth 201

Fill My Recipe
8426 Oakmont Dr.
Madison, WI 53717
Provides recipe kits containing premeasured, individually-packaged spices, assembled together for delectable Indian recipes, for two servings to make Indian cooking easy.
Booth 406

Fisher King Winery
102 W. Main St.
Mount Horeb, WI 53572
Offers exceptional, local, award-winning wines, hand-crafted on-site from Wisconsin grapes in Mount Horeb with a delicious selection from juicy dry reds to sweet whites.
Booth 405

Four Elements Organic Herbals
E8984 Weinke Rd.
North Freedom, WI 53951
Wisconsin grown and hand harvested organic herbal teas.
Booth 702

Frank's Liquor
2115 Pleasant View Rd.
Middleton, WI 53562
An American success story, which began in 1910 when Ezra Frank and his brother came from Russia and settled in Madison, Wis. and opened their own grocery business. Today, Frank Beverage Group has grown from those humble beginnings of a two-person operation to employing more than 350 people in multiple locations across the state.
Booth 314

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Madison
7701 Mineral Point Rd.
Madison, WI 53717
Booth 507

Get Culture
501 Tasman St.
Madison, WI 53714
Locally-owned company offering the ingredients, equipment, classes and expertise you will needed to make your own cheese, probiotic yogurt, kefir and other fermented milks via their online store and new store located on Madison's east side.
Booth 114

Gigi's Cupcakes
554 N. Midvale Blvd.
Madison WI 53705
Gourmet cakes piled high with delicious frosting and exquisitely decorated, Gigi's offers more than 100 flavor varieties, all baked fresh each morning with their signature "swirl" on top.
Booth 110

Great Lakes Distillery
616 W. Virginia St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204
414.431.8683 Wisconsin's first craft distillery since prohibition, producing award-winning spirits in Milwaukee, such as Rehorst Vodka, Citrus and Honey Vodka, Gin, Roaring Dan's Rum, Amerique 1912 Absinthe, KinnicKinnic Whiskey, and a host of other seasonal products.
Booth 109

Harmony Specialty Dairy Foods
C1956 Riviera Dr.
Stratford, WI 54484
715.687.4236 Produces "single farm cheeses" made only from the milk of the Bredl family dairy Harmony-Ho Holsteins to greatly enhanced the consistency of flavor and texture profiles to the delight of both the cheese maker and the customer.
Booth 800

JD's Salsa
108 Shady Oak Rd.
Hopkins, MN 55343
952.938.2993,br> JD's Salsa Seasoning Mix is the perfect blend of the all natural spices needed to make a variety of fresh homemade salsa recipes in 30 seconds.
Booth 310

8390 Market St.
Madison, WI 53562
608.831.3705 Hot Steaks, Hot Music, Hot Italian, Cool Place... and rich with classic steaks, signature Italian entrees, with new-fashioned luxuries and old-fashioned service.
Booth 313

3698 Kinsman Blvd.
Madison, WI 53704
Specializes in English-style malt bombs and they are enamored with the myriad of delicate flavors and aromas that malted grains offer. Exhibiting on Saturday only.
Booth 415

Kickapoo Coffee Roasters
305 Railroad Ave.
Viroqua, WI 54665
612.636.8480 Family-owned, community-focused and sources benchmark quality coffees through socially just means such as their farmer partnerships that are founded on direct relationships with small scale coffee growers who use organic and sustainable production methods.
Booth 403

Klondike Cheese Company
W7839 Wisconsin 81
Monroe, WI 53566
Produces award-winning cheese at the same location since the late 19th century, the Buholzer family history and its commitment to excellence is renowned in the cheese industry.
Booth 900

La Coppa Gelato
4100 N. Calhoun Rd., #100
Brookfield, WI 53005
Gelato made fresh daily by their gelato grand masters' original recipes with the freshest fruits, all-natural ingredients, and never processed. More flavor, less guilt!
Booth 413

Lala's Nuts
100 S. Baldwin St #303
Madison, WI 53703
Handcrafts gourmet nut products in small batches, ensuring exceptional taste and quality in every batch by handpicking each ingredient to bring you the most delectable products.
Booth 419

Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
250 S. Wacker Dr., 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
Founded in Chippewa Falls, WI, in May 1867 by Jacob Leinenkugel, the fifth generation of Leinenkugel's continue to brew the same family inspired recipes that Jacob poured his heart and soul into. The family has grown and so has the brewery, but its history and heritage remain at the forefront.
Booth 308

Lewis Station Winery
217 N Main St.
Lake Mills, WI 53551
Family-owned winery that produces small-batched, hand-crafted wines in the heart of downtown Lake Mills. From sweet wines to dry wines, many of these wines win gold and silver medals.
Booth 316

Mad Urban Bees
2010 Vahlen St.
Madison, WI 53704
Produces raw honey extracted in small batches, never blended or heat-treated, and contains local pollen from the flowers, trees and gardens of Madison and Middleton.
Booth 107

Madison Malt Society, presented by Star Liquor
1209 Williamson St.
Madison, WI 53703
Booth 418

Madison Originals
PO Box 259501
Madison, WI 53725
608.228.0684 A not-for-profit association of independently-owned restaurants and affiliated businesses in the Madison, Wisconsin area, their mission is to promote Madison area's unique independent dining establishments.
Booth 312

Majave Hot Sauce
6807 Roosevelt Rd.
Berwyn, IL 60402
Chicago-based family-owned manufacturer and distributor of habanero hot sauce to locations throughout the Midwest.
Booth 303

Maple Valley
919 Front St.
Cashton, WI 54619
800.760.1449 Maple Valley, the Organic Maple Cooperative, is a pioneer in sustainable practices for maple production, respecting farmers, customers, investors, employees, the land, and the community.
Booth 202

Membercard City
200 International Dr., Suite 130
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Supports local non-profits and your favorite local businesses, all while you receive 2-for-1 benefits at local merchants. Eat Good. Do Good.
Booth 408

Negociants USA
477 Delvin Road, #101
Napa, CA 94558
Nurtures the cornerstones of the premium wine industry that make a true difference with their customers; service, experience and friendship.
Booth 306

NessAlla Kombucha
1418 S Park St.
Madison, WI 53715
608.354.5293 Strives to provide the highest quality kombucha made locally in small batches, using only organic and fair trade ingredients to promote health and well being within the community.
Booth 302

Next Door Brewing Company
2439 Atwood Ave.
Madison, WI 53704
608.729.3683 A brewery and restaurant for the community, offering a convivial environment for customers to enjoy conversation over a full pint of handcrafted beer and a meal with family, friends and neighbors. Exhibiting on Friday only.
Booth 415

Noble View Creamery
20715 Durand Ave.
Union Grove, WI 53182
Owned and operated by Jay H. Noble, a sixth-generation dairy farmer whose high-quality milk is supplied by Noble View Dairy and is hand-crafted by a Master Cheesemaker.
Booth 701

Old Sugar Distillery
931 E Main St., Suite 8
Madison, WI 53703
Offers made-from-scratch spirits, including Cane and Abe Small-Barrel Rum, Queen Jennie Sorghum Whiskey, and one of their limited release spirits.
Booth 506

Om Boys Food Movement
931 East Main St. #21
Madison, WI 53703
Aims to be the worldís most responsible, innovative food company, using a conscientious business model that lets customers feed a kid in need when purchasing Om products, changing the expectation of what food can stand for.
Booth 112

Overture Center for the Arts,br> 211 State St.
Madison, WI 53705
Booth 503

Phillip's Wine Company
Madison, WI 53713
Booth 407

1112 N. Bristol St.
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Offers sauces ranging from traditional Sweet Memphis and chef's choice of Amazing Apple to their locally grown Scorched Aronia Berry.
Booth 703

PO Box 1297
Madison, WI 53701
A boutique wine and spirits importer and wholesaler headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, founder Catherine Bennett combines a passion for wine with solid sales and industry experience to bring a terrific wine selection to the restaurants, retailers and clubs of Wisconsin.
Booth 122

Purple Feet
N29 W23810 Woodgate Ct. W
Pewaukee, WI 53072
262.970.7200 A full-service, state-wide distribution and import company, they represent over 140 suppliers featuring wines and spirits from virtually every major producing region in the world.
Booth 108

quince & apple
100 S. Baldwin St. #307
Madison, WI 53703
Small batch preserves from the upper Midwest.
Booth 302

REAP Food Group
REAP Photo Booth
306 E. Wilson St., Suite 2E
Madison, WI 53703
Their good food mission is to nourish links between land and table to grow a healthful, just, and sustainable local food system.
Booths 425 and 426

Reinhart Food Service
1500 St. James St.
La Crosse, WI 54602
800.827.4020 ext. 322
Sets an expectation of always having their customers in mind, with everything they do. Getting it right means they never take shortcuts, never compromise quality, and always let you know how important you are to their success. "Only when we all work together can we get it right every time."
Booth 202

Renardís Cheese
2189 County Rd. DK
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Family owned and operated since 1961 by three generations of cheesemakers, you can rest assured that you are buying the finest quality Wisconsin cheese with the character and flavor that comes only from proper aging and curing.
Booth 601

The Rigby Pub & Grill
119 E. Main St.
Madison, WI 53703
Infuses fruit, candy and other ingredients with spirits such as their famous cucumber, gummy bear, apple pie and Moscow mule libations.
Booth 115

River City Distributing
PO Box 379
Watertown, WI 53094
Provides one of the most extensive beer distribution systems in the brewing industry.
Booth 103

Roots Chocolates
PO Box 342
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Produces handcrafted chocolates and confections created using fruits, herbs and honey from their farm.
Booth 704

Rootstock Wine Company
Dedicated to bringing in wines from high quality producers around the world, specializing in small production wine makers from Italy, France, Spain, Germany and the US. Exhibiting on Friday only.
Booth 302

Ruegsegger Farms
75 York Valley Rd.
Blanchardville, WI 53516
Raises and sells all natural meats at Paoli Local Foods and through home delivery.
Booth 123

Rutherford Wine Company
9301 Jefferson Ave.
Brookfield, IL 60513
Their wines represent the rich diversity of California's outstanding appellations and their labor intensive growing methods result in fruit rich in flavor and character, a must for great wine.
Booth 502

St. Croix Farms
N8575 1220th St.
River Falls, WI 54022
715.577.0731 Produces a variety of pepper jams and salsas.
Booth 427

Sassy Cow Creamery
W4192 Bristol Rd.
Columbus, WI 53925
Bottles award winning milk from their own dairy herds and crafts a variety of ice cream flavors.
Booth 113

Scott's of Wisconsin
301 Broadway Dr.
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Aims to produce the best quality Wisconsin cheese available and proudly offers cold pack cheese spreads including cheddar, sharp cheddar, bacon cheddar, garlic cheese, horseradish, jalapeno, port wine and Swiss almond throughout southern Wisconsin and the United States.
Booth 801

Select Sellars
PO Box 401
New Glarus, WI 53574
608.332.3447 Focused on boutique-sized quality wineries, their niche is the Pacific Northwest with a number of quality offerings from all other wine regions as well.
Booth 106

Your Community Supported Kitchen, 608CSK is a subscription meal-delivery service. Members purchase a portion of the meals the kitchen prepares using fresh, seasonal food. 608CSK cooks up two different menus, and delivers shares of each on Tuesdays.
Booth 425

Steve's Wine, Beer & Spirits
3618 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53705
Has a huge selection of micro brews, foreign and domestic wine, spirits, and local gifts.
Booth 121

SuckerPunch Gourmet
23B S. La Grange Rd.
La Grange, IL 60525
Gourmet, hand-crafted, small batch bloody mary mix, pickles, and ketchup packed with a PUNCH!
Booth 305

Sugar Brook Farms
PO Box 930334
Verona, WI 53593
Produces premium cheese balls, deli cakes, dessert cheeses, savory gourmet spreads, olive tapenades, cheese stuffed peppadew and olives and their award-winning cheddar spreads, all made with real Wisconsin cheese!
Booth 602

The Swiss Colony
1112 7th Ave.
Monroe, WI 53566
America's largest handcrafting bakery, family owned since 1926 and features delicious cheeses, savory meats, and tempting European-style pastries.
Booth 901

The Vanilla Beanery
1040 New Haven
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Handcrafts small batch, premium vanilla extract, made locally in Sun Prairie with exceptional ingredients for exquisite flavor.
Booth 904

Vias Imports Ltd.
875 Sixth Ave., # 2200
New York, NY 10001
Established in 1983, Vias Imports represents the most comprehensive portfolio of Italian wines in the United States.
Booth 420

Vintus Imports Ltd.
3300 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60618
Committed to assembling a focused portfolio of exceptional, family-owned, estate-based producers of hand-crafted wines, their focus is to present a diverse international range of exceptional "wines of place" produced by personalities motivated to extract the maximum expression from their unique vineyards.
Booth 417

Vom Fass
3248 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53705
Offers an assortment of oils, vinegars, gifts, and spirits with a passion for their products and an unmatched knowledge of fine offering and recipes.
Booth 205

Weyauwega Cheese
109 S Thompson Dr.
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Takes pride in being Wisconsin's Finest for four generations their products are crafted from the finest ingredients and to exacting qualities that you'll taste in every bite.
Booth 802

Whole Foods
3313 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53705
Booth 416

Willy Street Co-op
1221 Williamson St.
Madison, WI 53703
This economically and environmentally sustainable, cooperatively owned grocery is a cornerstone of a vibrant community in south-central Wisconsin that provides fairly priced goods and services, while supporting local and organic suppliers.
Booth 302

75 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Montvale, NJ 07645
800.929.3304 ext. 1364
Highlights wine from Italy and South America their extensive portfolio of premium wines, spirits and sakes from around the world is unsurpassed in terms of quality and selection.
Booth 124

Wisco Tropical Sauces
4325 Wakefield St.
Madison, WI 53711
Brings tropical to the tundra with Caribbean inspired sauces made in small batches from locally sourced ingredients such as cranberries and pears combined with onions, garlic, mustard and scotch bonnet peppers for sauces that are tart, sweet and savory with various degrees of heat.
Booth 902

Wisconsin Grass-Fed Beef Cooperative
S2093 Scratch Rd.
La Farge, WI 54639
Produces 100% grass-fed beef naturally and humanely from beef cattle born, raised and processed in Wisconsin. Their cooperative is owned by about 100 farm families across the state who practice sustainable grazing.
Booth 804

415 E Church St.
Viroqua, WI 54665
Craft brewed soda made with real ingredients: organic fresh juiced citrus, pure honey, & genuine herbs and spices. KEEPIN' IT REAL.
Booth 424

Wollersheim Winery Prairie du Sac, WI 53578
Awarded Winery of the Year in 2012 and Wine of the Year in 2013 at the San Diego International Wine Competition, this regional winery in Prairie du Sac has received numerous awards gaining recognition as being a leading winery in the Midwest.
Booth 421

Yahara Bay Distillers
3118 Kingsley Way
Madison, WI 53713
Madison's premier small batch distillery, producing 20 different spirits using the best local ingredients with free publics tours and tastings public every Thursday night from 5-10 p.m.
Booth 304

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