| 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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Throughout the summer the Guittard Chocolate Co. will host a guest chef series for bakers across Los Angeles. The classes are to be led by Guittard pastry chef Donald Wressell and feature hands-on workshops with chefs, chocolatiers and bakers so attendees...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:56 PM
For Brazilians, it's cachaça. For Puerto Ricans, it's rum.
And for Chileans, the specialty is wine, and that's exactly what ProChile aimed to highlight in Miami on Tuesday night at their annual wine tasting event.
Nearly 20 tables lined the Conrad...
| 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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:15 AM
The Farmhouse Inn in Sonoma's wine country is a little hotel that's getting bigger. The inn (which really does have a farmhouse) in Forestville, Calif., is adding nine luxury rooms and a spa to its six-acre site.
That may not sound like much of an...
| 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...
| 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 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
'Hey Bartender,' the movie: The cocktail documentary "Hey Bartender" opens Friday for its weeklong run at Sundance Sunset Cinemas. The film is an ode to mixology and follows a former Marine bartender shaking his way toward stardom at New York's...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Nothing is really ever free in life. Or so the saying goes ... except for these free wine tastings. They are happening every Wednesday in September from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gLance Wine Bar at the JW Marriott in downtown L.A. The bar is holding a meet-...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The Vino California wine tasting event, showcasing more than 100 Italian wines, will take place May 14 at Valentino in Santa Monica. The tasting, produced by the Italy-American Chamber of Commerce West, will feature one trade-only tasting, and one for...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception
Funding Arts Broward (FAB!)
FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...