| Feb 12, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Patrons looking for an alternative to coffee in the evening will find new options at the Starbucks' Fashion Island location in coming months.
Newport Beach's zoning administrator approved a use permit Thursday afternoon for the coffeehouse to serve beer...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 11:34 AM
You’ve heard of Slow Food, right? It's the movement, founded by Carlo Petrini and a group of activists in the 1980s, that celebrates farm-to-table cuisine in Italy and all over the world. And since Piedmont, where Slow Food was born, is home to...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Let's celebrate every bit of cold weather we can muster this winter. Time to light the fire, roast a big hunk of meat and break out a big red. This one comes from Maremma, near the Tuscan Coast, and it's a Bordeaux-style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 4:06 PM
A sweet whiff of ripe grapes mingles with the aroma of eucalyptus trees, delivered on a hot breeze rippling across acres of vineyards. Needle-spired Lutheran churches puncture an impossibly blue heaven above old-time villages of stone cottages.
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:38 PM
From: Cotes du Roussillon, France
Serve with: Lamb, beef, roast poultry
With the price of such great red wines as Chateauneuf-du-Pape heading to the sky, wine lovers have good reason to consider some of the less storied regions of...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:49 PM
Jeff Mausbach, co-owner of TintoNegro Wines, will cohost a four-course wine dinner and tasting from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18 at Whole Foods Market, 8003 Turkey Lake Road in Orlando. TintoNegro was created by Alejandro Sejanovich and Mausbach, who were...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:32 PM
Get ready to wine and dine your Valentine.
The members of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail are planning special tastings and other events to mark Valentine's Day weekend.
Here's what each of the nine member wineries is planning:
•Amore Winery, 6811...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:09 PM
If Sicily were a free-standing nation (which, on occasion, it seems to believe that it is), it would rank seventh in worldwide wine production, at around 160 million gallons a year. Though it is only one of 20 Italian winemaking regions, it produces 15...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:21 AM
It is a good thing, when people think of Portugal's wine, that they think of port, one of the world's truly great beverages. But it is not a good thing that that is all people think of when they think of Portuguese wine.
There is a second Portugal...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:02 AM
A Christmas Day robbery at Yountville’s storied French Laundry restaurant netted a king’s collection of fabulous wines worth at least $300,000.
The thieves, who jimmied a door at the wine room on the property, obviously knew exactly what...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif., next month will hold two tasting events: one featuring chocolate, the other wines. Any adult who has or applies for a casino club card will receive 25% off ticket prices.
The deal: If you have a Pechanga...