| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:00 AM
It’s hard enough getting out of town for a jaunt to wine country, let alone finding the time to reserve winery visits and check any events you might be interested in.
If you don’t do some planning, though, you might be shut out from the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Free agent professional baseball player Ryan Madson tossed his home in Temecula onto the market at $1.75 million.
The home, built in 2007, occupies nearly two acres in the heart of Temecula's wine country with a basketball half-court, a courtyard, a...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:17 AM
California's Central Coast is best known for the quality of its wine, but that reputation has come with a little help from show biz. This month, two notable reunions will pay tribute to that connection.
One is set to takes place Aug. 16 at the Fess...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Bridal dreams: Orange County-based bridal gown designer Casablanca Bridal will host a grand opening celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at its new retail location at Crystal Cove Shopping Center in Newport Beach. Brides are asked to book...
| Jan 26, 2014
THE BEST WAY TO BILBAO, SPAIN
From LAX, Air France, Lufthansa and British offer connecting service (change of plane) to Bilbao. Restricted round-trip fares range from $1109 to $1,480, including fees and taxes. Haro is about an hour's drive south of...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Check out festivals and events in July across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
| May 2, 2014
Sunday, May 4
Dance performance Kinetics Dance Theatre continues its celebration of 30 years of dance in Howard County with "Spring Fever" at 3:30 p.m. at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane in Columbia. Tickets are $15 in advance, $10 for seniors and...
| Apr 17, 2014
When well-known Farmington Valley restaurateur Anthony Giraulo and his wife moved their Grist Mill Restaurant from Farmington to Avon, they knew they had inherited a vibe that was not quite right. The Mill moved into the space that was formerly occupied...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Some wine apps are deadly serious. Just the facts, ma'am. Or just the ratings.
But Washington State Wine's free iPad/iPhone app the Recommendeuer employs comedian Greg Proops to make learning about the wines and wine regions infectiously amusing....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Confused about the boundaries of Santa Rita Hills or Happy Canyon? Or wondering how the new AVA Ballard Canyon fits into the picture? Santa Barbara Vintners has something that will help.
The nonprofit winery association has just released six new 2014...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:08 PM
As we dive into June, there’s still time to catch some early summer wine events. Two that are close enough for a day trip are coming up mid-month in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, the wine country on our doorstep.
On Thursday, June 19, the...