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Wine Swirls again, with the Pfister Sommelier

A Case for Riesling I have a confession to make.  I used to drink Moscato d’Asti, Riesling, Muscat from California on ice, wine coolers, and Stoli Raspberry with lemonade.  This is a pretty typical roster of beverages that any 21 year old female would enjoy.  I could not stomach a pilsner beer or a glass […]

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Victorian Artwork in the Pfister Hotel [VIDEO]

Meet Keia, Hotel Assistant Manager for the Pfister Hotel. With a MA in Public History and Museum Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Keia is the right person for the job of bringing our Victorian Art walking tour to life. Victorian Artwork in the Pfister Hotel from PfisterHotel on Vimeo.

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Wine Swirls again, with the Pfister Sommelier

Todays lesson, “Don’t Be Scared of the Sommelier.” Don’t be scared of the Sommelier.  I may be a salesperson, but my ultimate goal is to find the right wine for the right guest.  Here is some simple advise on how to order a bottle of wine when dining out, in 10 easy steps. 1.  Decide […]

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Shelby Keefe: 30 paintings in 30 days [VIDEO]

With any form of artistic expression, the importance of daily practice promotes the mastering of techniques. The practice of creating a Painting a Day, which was introduced by artist Duane Keiser in 2004, for the purpose of selling his work through an Internet blog, has led to a movement of artists who thrive in this […]

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Still Accepting Submissions for 30 Paintings in 30 Days

Shelby is fast at work on her first of the “30 Paintings in 30 Days.”Shelby is still looking to her fans for visual inspiration. Her approach is to paint the figure in an urban landscape but she needs some extra photos to choose from. Send your photos to PfisterPhotos@ThePfisterHotel.com, but first, Shelby has some criteria she […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days begins….now

  MILWAUKEE – Sept. 19, 2011 – Beginning today, The Pfister Hotel’s Artist in Residence, Shelby Keefe, will be creating a painting a day for 30 straight days. The works will be featured at The Peninsula School of Art in Fish Creek, Wisconsin at a show this fall. The public is invited to visit Keefe […]

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Joseph Phelps Wine Dinner in Mason Street Grill

Join Chris St. Marie, National Sales Manager for Joseph Phelps Vineyards, as he guides you through an exquisitely prepared six-course dinner. The meal will be carefully paired with six elegant wines, including Insignia, from the vineyard. Throughout each course, guests are educated about these delectable, complementary pairings that bring out the distinct, delicious flavors in […]

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Time Lapse Painting with Shelby Keefe

We’re honored to have such talent within our midst. Shelby is not only a very talented painter but she’s also pretty quick at it, too. Enjoy the artistic process the went into “Waning on the Day” by Shelby Keefe. Visit thepfisterhotel.com/​artistinresidence to learn more about Shelby Keefe.

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Wine Swirls again, with the Pfister Sommelier

My name is Heather Kanter-Kowal and I am the Certified Sommelier and Assistant Manager of the Mason Street Grill in the Historic Pfister Hotel.  This is the first post in a series about wine that I will be sharing with the Pfister community.  We will discuss different wine regions of the world, how to taste […]