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Mary Ann DeSantis

Mary Ann DeSantis is a fellow of the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers, Napa Valley, and recently received certification from the Wine & Spirits Educational Trust (WSET). An award-winning journalist, she has written for Lake & Sumter Style since 2006.
Chianti in Carolina

Chianti in Carolina

In the late summer, it’s not unusual to find Central Floridians in the North Carolina mountains. If you will be…
#WineWednesday: July 20th

#WineWednesday: July 20th

What exactly is #WineWednesday? If you follow social media, you probably have your favorite hashtags (#) where you quickly find…
Summer Whites

Summer Whites

It’s time to break out your summer whites… and we’re not just talking about shoes. Replace those heavy Cabs and…
OUT+ABOUT: From Kitty Hawk to Mars

OUT+ABOUT: From Kitty Hawk to Mars

PHOTOS: MARY ANN DESANTIS + outerbanks.org The impossible happened on the sand dunes surrounding Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, when Orville…
A Fitting Business

A Fitting Business

PHOTO: FRED LOPEZ The 2016 Business Man of Style Michael Brashear found the perfect franchise for combining his business savvy…
A Stones’ Throw

A Stones’ Throw

PHOTOS: Fred Lopez Doing business in Lake and Sumter Counties is more than a stone’s throw for the 2016 Business…
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