| 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 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...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 12:25 PM
ABC Fine Wine & Spirits is hosting a wine tasting night on Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of its new location at 3355 N. Federal Hwy. The new store replaces the one that used to operate about a mile away also on North Federal Highway, ABC said....
| 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,...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 5:12 PM
CALISTOGA, Calif. — Fitness is a fine goal when you're on vacation but not always easy to talk yourself into because, well, you're on vacation.
So it behooves you to find a way to trick yourself into burning a few hundred calories. For this,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Summer Food and Wine Festival: Sat., Jun. 15-Sun., Jun. 16, 12-6 p.m. Stonington Vineyards, 523 Taugwonk Rd., Stonington, (860) 535-1222. stoningtonvineyards.com. Gourmet food truck vendors, photo booths, father/child relay races, wine tastings, live...
| 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...