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  • The Capital Grille does wine.....generously

    The Capital Grille does wine.....generously
    I call it one of the best summer wine deals in town. The Capital Grille has brought back its Generous Pour wine event. Guests who purchase dinner can enjoy seven generous pours of world-class wine varietals for $25. You can pick and choose the order...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs off on wine tastings at farmers markets

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs off on wine tastings at farmers markets
    Skip the peaches and cheese, farmers market guests can now sample wine at farmers markets all over California. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure into law Tuesday that allows farmers markets to conduct wine and cider tastings. The bill, AB2488, was...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, July 13 Summer Concert Series The Eastport Oyster Boys will perform from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Road, Edgewater. Free admission; suggested donation of $10. Bring blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the...
  • Roasted Shrimp Scampi

    Roasted Shrimp Scampi
    TheKitchn.com My favorite recipes are the ones I call fancy-not-fancy. A little luxurious, but so quick and easy they might actually qualify as 15-minute meals. Roasted shrimp scampi is the perfect example of fancy-not-fancy -- ultra quick, and...
  • The Crowd: A bureau for the boys and girls

    The Crowd: A bureau for the boys and girls
    It is one of the longest-standing children's charities in Southern California. The Children's Bureau, which was founded in Los Angeles a century ago, celebrated with its Orange County contingent June 14 on the upper Newport Bay with an annual summer...
  • 9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day

    9 great -- and affordable -- wines for Bastille Day
    You celebrated the Fourth of July with American wine, so when it comes to Bastille Day on July 14,  you’re going to drink French, non? Champagne, that most French of celebratory drinks, leaps to mind. But what about trying its Burgundian cousin,...
  • The vineyard landscape of Piedmont is now a World Heritage Site

    The vineyard landscape of Piedmont is now a World Heritage Site
    If you ever needed and excuse to open that precious bottle of Barbaresco or Barolo you’ve been keeping for a special moment, this is it: The vineyard landscape of Piedmont in northern Italy has just been officially added to the list of UNESCO...
  • Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

    Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen
    Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment. The two-day event features representatives from 11 participating...
  • Fast food at Easton Farmers Market

    ZUCCHINI 500 1 For a different take on fast food, visit the Easton Farmers Market on Saturday for the annual Zucchini 500. The annual event, now in its eighth year, pits racers against each other after they have carved their cars out of zucchini and...
  • Everyday wines of Alsace

    Everyday wines of Alsace
    One way to look at Alsace wines is through a glass filled with one of the region's eau de vie, the clearer-than-water distillate of any of a number of fruits such as raspberry (framboise) or cherry (kirsch). You'd be hard pressed to find another...
  • Review: 'Shadows in the Vineyard' by Maximillian Potter

    Review: 'Shadows in the Vineyard' by Maximillian Potter
    A few years ago, I got into something of a Twitter war with an aspiring sommelier. He'd tweeted about having been to a dinner party hosted by a wine collector, mentioning the bottles of expensive wine that the collector had served. I replied that the...