Monthly Archives: May 2013

Alabama Tourism holds BBQ sauce championship at Pepper Place

  BIRMINGHAM – A panel of celebrity judges will decide the state “BBQ Sauce-Off Champion” Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Pepper Place Market in Birmingham. The judges will sample winning barbecue sauces from a series of regional competitions held this month across the state by the Alabama Tourism Department. Cindy Martin CEO/President of, Vanessa […]

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Governor Bentley issues Statement on approval of Gulf State Park legislation Gov. announces funding of proposed coastal restoration projects Phil’s BBQ and Viper take regional sauce competitions Alabama Vacation Lovers Get a Chance to Enter Road Trip Sweepstakes “Celebration of the Arts” awards ceremony Tues., May 21 Tour civil rights sites around South Fitzgerald Museum […]

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Alabama Tourism holds BBQ sauce competition at Southern Makers festival

MONTGOMERY – A panel of celebrity judges will sample seven local barbecue sauces Saturday at the Southern Makers festival in downtown Montgomery.  The sauces are among 34 in a statewide competition to name Alabama’s best barbeque sauce. Four of the five judges are members of the media including: Melissa McKinney of WSFA-12 Heather VacLav of […]

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