stew leonard's

stew leonard's

stew leonard's

The Blind Sommelier Talks Wine in Westport

by Meaghan Morelli03/18/11

The Westport Country Playhouse is kicking off a season of First Thursday events, to be held the first Thursday of every month. The series opens April 7 with a luncheon featuring well-known sommelier Amy Dixon and a menu by Matsu Sushi. Amy is the fine wine expert and buyer for Stew Leonard’s Wines. Amy lost 97 percent of her eyesight to a rare inflammatory eye disease called uveitis. She now dedicates much of her time and expertise to raising money for eyesight research and guide dog services, and has become known as The Blind Sommelier. She’ll share her wit and knowledge of wine

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Maia Makes a Smooth Entrance Into Local Markets

by Meaghan Morelli02/24/11

What do you get when you mix two ambitious guys with probiotics, vitamins and protein? You get delicious Maia, an authentic Swiss-style yogurt. Maia is yogurt as super-food, infused with a well-researched combination of high-energy, healthy ingredients, and Hamilton Colwell and Jonathan Miller-Meeks are the minds behind it.

“Maia actually started when Hamilton set out to develop a healthier, really great tasting yogurt for his pregnant cousin,” says Jonathan, a Rowayton resident.  “I mean, he literally started cooking yogurt on his stove in his apartment. People loved

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Stew's Trees Sparkle with LED Lights in Norwalk

by Fenella Pearson12/08/10

Worried about the cost of all those lights strung around your house? Jeannie Mortensen, the Christmas Shop manager at Stew Leonard's, has the solution. “Everyone’s asking for low energy LED lights. That’s the hot thing this season,” she said. “We’re selling tons of them.”

The LED (light emitting diode) lights look just like regular lights. Pick warm for a yellow light which is like incandescent bulbs. Cool bulbs give off a blue light and the multi-colored lights are ….. just that. You can string several strands together but don’t mix them with incandescents.

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Foundation Helps Keeps Kids Afloat

by Julie Curtis11/25/10

Behind the swarms of Stew Leonards' shoppers, animatronic characters and fresh produce is a story of loss – and hope. In the winter of 1989, Stew Leonard Jr. and his wife Kim lost their toddler in a drowning accident. Since then they've worked tirelessly to prevent needless accidental deaths, forming the Stew Leonard III Water Safety Foundation, in memory of their son.

"There is no reason this should ever happen again," says Kim. Sadly, for children, it happens too frequently. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the second-leading cause

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