n. A person who drinks only locally produced wine or beer.
Locapours rising. You’ve heard of locavores, virtuous foodies obsessed with the 100-mile diet? A similar movement is gaining traction in the drinks world as Canadians turn increasingly to quality domestic wines and craft beers.
—Beppi Crosariol, “What you'll be pouring in your glass in 2011,” The Globe and Mail, January 05, 2011
German Broggi arrived in Washington in June as the new beverage director at the Park Hyatt Hotel and its fervently locavore restaurant, Blue Duck Tavern. A native of Argentina and a 15-year veteran of the Park Hyatt's global empire, Broggi immediately set out to visit local wineries with the idea of building Blue Duck Tavern's "locapour" credentials.
—Dave McIntyre, “The state of 'locapour' around Washington,” The Washington Post, October 19, 2010
2008 (earliest)
"Locapour" meets "lovacore" today in the Union Square Greenmarket. The first in a series of tastings will pair local wines from the Finger Lakes, the Hudson Valley and Long Island and Greenmarket dishes.
—Emily S. Rueb, “Cheese Eaters Take Brooklyn,” The New York Times, August 29, 2008