| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If you’re under 21 and studying winemaking, how are you going to taste the wine you are learning to make?
Right now, underage students in Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s wine and viticulture program are shut out from classes that include wine-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:19 PM
"Drunk History" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). Derek Waters and Jeremy Konners' anthology comedy, Internet-born and cable-polished, returns for a second season on Comedy Central. The premise is a process and the process is this: A person, typically a...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Skip the peaches and cheese, farmers market guests can now sample wine at farmers markets all over California.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure into law Tuesday that allows farmers markets to conduct wine and cider tastings. The bill, AB2488, was...
| 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...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:44 AM
The days when people went on a cruise vacation and returned home satisfied with just a tan have long been gone.
Now passengers want more: to learn and accomplish something during their cruise – perhaps learning about local wines or how to...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:22 PM
On what she expects will be the "most exciting day of her life" next month, Jaclyn Cubillas will probably be working on a lush Northern California vineyard, surrounded by grapes destined to become fine Syrah and Zinfandel.
On that day, the UC Davis...
| May 16, 2014
Sunday, May 18
Wine tasting The 22nd annual Wine in the Woods will be held at Symphony Woods, 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. In addition to sampling wine from more than 30 wineries, festival-goers can taste food from area restaurants and hear live...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:40 PM
It's always this way. Whatever is right on your doorstep inevitably lacks the glamour of the exotic and far away. For years, Santa Barbara vintners have been quietly going their own way, producing terrific wines in myriad styles, pioneering Rhone-style...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:00 PM
One of the things that might make the biggest difference in the future of Santa Barbara County wineries is the explosion of tasting rooms both in Los Olivos and in Santa Barbara itself.
Downtown Los Olivos now has two dozen tasting rooms, including...
| 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...