Grumpy Goat Coffee’s Holiday Sips & Bites free tasting event will be Thursday, December 21 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Grumpy Goat roastery is located at 28280 Old 41 Rd., Unit 11, Bonita Springs. Attendees can meet their local master coffee roaster and other artisan food and beverage experts, enjoy samples of their creations and last minute gift items for the holidays. Swamp Cat Brewing Company, a veteran and FGCU alumni founded brewery will be making their first appearance at a Grumpy Goat event and sampling a selection of their craft beers. Additional exhibitors including Grumpy Goat Coffee, Kristi’s Key Lime Cookies, Pansardo Italian Food Specialties, Naples Canning Company, Juice Society Juicery and Olde Naples Chocolate and Global Wellness Source will be providing free tastings including gourmet coffee, wine, cookies, cheeses, chocolates, juices, craft beer and artisanal Italian tapas. Hemingway Lane Candles & Gifts will also be exhibiting and complimentary massages will be provided by Trinity Wellness. The tasting events are open to the public. For more details visit grumpygoat.com.
Grumpy Goat Coffee makes fresh roasted, fully traceable, single origin gourmet grade coffee from most of the world’s top growing regions and sells select packaged beer and wine. Pansardo Italian Food Specialties produces and imports a variety of cheeses and artisanal food products from Sardinia. Kristi’s Key Lime Cookies creates handcrafted, baked fresh to order vanilla cookies smothered with a decadent key lime topping that contains no preservatives. Olde Naples Chocolate specializes in making top quality, gourmet custom chocolates hand-crafted daily from the finest natural ingredients. Naples Canning Company produces small batch artisanal pickled vegetables, fruits, jams, mustards and preserves. Juice Society Juicery offers a number of organic all-natural premium superfood items such as cold press juice. Global Wellness Source is a provider of household water treatment solutions. Trinity Wellness provides in-home services through a process called Integrative Wellness Therapy, which incorporates massage, fitness and wellness coaching. Hemingway Lane Candles & Gifts creates small batch candles and wax melts made by hand.