Two of Cape May County’s gourmet industries are considering a partnership to expand their reach to customers across America. The county’s wineries are so distinctive they’re pursuing their own regional brand called the Cape May Peninsula. Meanwhile, Cape May Salts and other county oyster brands are enjoyed on the half-shell by foodies as far away as California….[Gustavo] Calvo’s wife, Lisa Calvo, works as aquaculture program coordinator for the Rutgers Haskin Shellfish Research Lab in Middle Township. She said consumers are taking more interest in how and where their food is grown. As with wine, oysters have a unique regional flavor, she said. Food-lovers call this regional identification by taste "merroir."
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