| 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...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
California wine regions continue to roll out the wine festivals. If you could pick a best time to visit the wine country, this is it: Late spring, before the throngs of wine lovers taking summer vacations arrive.
These three mid-May wine events...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Barnsdall Art Park is holding wine tastings curated by Silverlake Wine every Friday night through the end of September to raise money for its Sunday Family Art and other programs.
One of L.A.’s great civic institutions, Barnsdall offers affordable...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Imagine lavish multicourse dinners served on the beach, cocktail parties with celebrity chefs you've seen on TV or wine tastings led by award-winning sommeliers. These are just a few reasons why tourists are flocking to wine and food festivals being...
| 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...
| 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...