| 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...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 7:00 AM
About 20 miles beyond the red-tile roofs of downtown Santa Barbara, it begins: the rolling blond hills that go indecently green in spring, the massive estates and miniature horses, the sprawling vineyards and "Sideways" scenery, the dude ranch with 10,000...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:06 PM
COTTONWOOD, Ariz. — Wine, kayaking, Arizona. The initial concept seemed to be something of an oxymoron.
The parched landscape surrounding the Phoenix airport added to the impression that this was far from the usual wine-growing area. And the...
| May 21, 2012
| 6:36 PM
First, we drank a glass of sweet fermented bernache, pink and bubbly, with our lunch appetizer of warmed chestnuts. Then a local Cotes de Bourg, to accompany the chicken, salad and pate. As we moved on to the cheese course, another Cotes de Bourg...
| Aug 1, 2011
Each fall Florida seems to spread a giant tablecloth over the length and breadth of the peninsula to be ready to serve up a bounty of food festivals. Here's some of what's on tap, listed chronologically:
-- Sept. 1-30 -- Foodies may wish to savor the...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:22 PM
FRIDAY: Enjoy a Bowers Museum program titled, "20th Century in Review," from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. Each decade will be highlighted and discussed, including Teddy Roosevelt, the Panama Canal, the Roaring...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 9:44 PM
A big turnout for the Pacific Coast Wine Festival benefiting the Pacific Symphony netted more than $150,000 for the arts organization. The sold-out wine auction and tasting at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach attracted 300 local residents in their finest...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 9:58 PM
Editor's note: This corrects where the second location is and when the wine tasting will be held.
COSTA MESA — After undergoing an expansion that displaced at least one longtime tenant, the 17th Street Vons is gearing up to open later this month....
| Mar 25, 2011
| 6:39 PM
The YWCA of Glendale is having its 14th annual Legacy Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at The Castaway Restaurant in Burbank.
This year’s luncheon will honor five women with the Heart & Excellence Awards and two high school seniors with...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 11:27 AM
Want a recipe for weekend fun that blends food, wine and philanthropy? Head to Wilmington, Del., and join acclaimed chefs and dining trendsetters for the "Meals From the Masters" foodie extravaganza.
The annual fundraiser benefits Meals on Wheels food...