| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:43 AM
This year, Peter Pittman’s “Twenty for Twenty” wine tasting and sale will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9, at his Conch and Bucket restaurant in downtown Hampton.
For a $20 admission, guests can taste 20 different wines Pittman has...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Famed Berkeley wine importer Kermit Lynch is making the rounds in southern California starting next weekend to promote the 25th anniversary edition of “Adventures on the Wine Route: A Wine Buyer’s Tour of France.” The book, first...
| Oct 6, 2012
Can a restaurant be too busy? In the case of Full of Life Flatbread in Los Alamos, Calif., the answer is maybe. That's because on weekend nights the place can pull in hundreds of people from all over the state and the world who are happy to wait in line...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:06 AM
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - From the back, the Biltmore House appears sleeker and taller than it does from the front. Built into a hillside, the back side is six stories tall, rising majestically from its stone facing to its French Gothic spires, while the front is...
| Apr 29, 2012
Hungry for a change of pace? Eat, drink and indulge your need to escape during a foodie weekend, a tasty trend sweeping the hotel industry.
You can compare flights of wine, learn how to make sushi or whip up a classic French dessert. Then retreat to...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:14 AM
NEAR WAGNER, Montana - The train rolls past distant hills - mountains, an easterner would call them. But it's just a tease. Out here is mostly prairie and thin wire fences and undulating gray moguls of land, mysterious for what lies beneath, all...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:04 AM
What's it like to live in a far-off place most of us see only on a vacation? Foreign Correspondence is an interview with someone who lives in a spot you may want to visit.
Edmund Barton Bullock, 55, is a classical pianist, composer and recording artist...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Film director Francis Ford Coppola ("The Godfather" films and "Apocalypse Now") has reassembled the historic Inglenook winery in Napa Valley and restored the name to the historic property, which is open to the public for tours and wine tasting.
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:16 PM
TIGER, Ga. - Coming into this tiny Blue Ridge Mountain community of 350, you know exactly where you are. From the cool breeze that blows sweet and clear as moonlight through the pines in the surrounding Chattahoochee National Forest to the UGA Dawgs...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:44 PM
DAHLONEGA, Ga. — So what wine goes best with fried pork rinds, anyway?
"That'd be Fat Boy Red," deadpanned Sharon Paul, not missing a beat as she continued to pour at a tasting at her Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery in the steep foothills of the...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:53 PM
GUERNEVILLE, Calif. — The obvious appeal of visiting California's wine country is, well, the wine. But if you're near Sonoma County, consider an exhilarating buzz that has nothing to do with fermented grapes: Armstrong Redwoods State Natural...