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  • Greece is the word in white wines for summer

    A few months ago, a wine made its way into my glass that was so far outside my wheelhouse it haunted me long after the bottle was empty. It was a Greek wine, a terse, piney Roditis called Petra made by Kir-Yianni winery from a region called Florina, in...
  • Justice is the key to peace in Darfur

    The arrest of Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic last week demonstrates that justice is possible. Far from being the political leader he styled himself as, Karadzic, who has been indicted on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity, is now just a...
  • Slide show of Eastern Europe, the Balkans

    EASTERN EUROPE Slide show Ralph Velasco will show slides and discuss his recent journey through Eastern Europe and the Balkans, including Budapest, Hungary; Belgrade, Serbia; and Dubrovnik, Croatia. He also has tips for improving photography skills....
  • World of change in winemaking

    World of change in winemaking
    Chicagoans are thirsty. Whether it's an $8 glass of 2006 Brooks Riesling from Oregon raised in a toast at Webster's Wine Bar in Lincoln Park, a $15 bottle of French ros´┐Ż named the "Pink Criquet" and tossed back on an Oak Park porch, or a $2,125 bottle...
  • 'Flying' the line

    The 45th parallel: It's close to where Custer met his maker and Mary Tyler Moore flipped her hat high for TV cameras. It links thirsty Russian czars with Madonna's winemaking dad in Michigan and connects the Shroud of Turin with a new Japanese museum...
  • Sarah Palin's TEA Party: A third party?

     
    by Mark Silva Mark this as the week in which one of the potential players for 2012 set out to brand herself: Sarah Palin, the "common-sense conservative.'' Three years from now -- think about that phrase a moment -- we'll......