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  • Napa Valley wineries sustain damage from 6.0 earthquake

    Napa Valley wineries sustain damage from 6.0 earthquake
    Wineries in Napa Valley spent the morning assessing damage after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake centered just south of the city of Napa sent bottles flying at 3:20 a.m.  Some of the earliest photos posted on social media came from David Duncan, chief...
  • Winemaker Steve Matthiasson one of many sorting through quake wreckage

    Winemaker Steve Matthiasson one of many sorting through quake wreckage
    The bumper sticker on Napa vintner and viticulturist Steve Matthiasson’s truck reads, “Mother nature always bats last.” That she did this morning at 3:20 a.m. when a 6.0 earthquake hit the famed valley. From his house on the...
  • Fate of Main Line lawyer's fine wine is uncertain

    The lawyer who peddled fine wines from his Main Line home made out with probation and community service. His wine might not fare as well. Police want to destroy the 2,426 bottles they seized in January from Arthur Goldman's Malvern home, the typical...
  • Philippine de Rothschild dies at 80; grande dame of Bordeaux wine

    Philippine de Rothschild, an energetic and self-certain grande dame of Bordeaux wine who halted an acting career to run vineyards owned by the family dynasty, has died, her company said. She was 80. She died Friday night in Paris "from the effects of...
  • Early grape crush kicks off California's winemaking season

    Early grape crush kicks off California's winemaking season
    At the University of California's prized winemaking institute near Sacramento, a sleek metal wine crusher on Thursday morning let out a deep rumble and began to shake, jostling grapes made sweeter by the state's ongoing drought into sticky juice. Dry...
  • The transparency of white wines: Subtlety, nuance shine

    The transparency of white wines: Subtlety, nuance shine
    It took cheese to teach me how good white wine is. When you travel, you notice that more people drink white wine rather than red with their cheese, unlike Americans. There's nothing wrong with drinking red wine with cheese; it's just, to be blunt,...
  • Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip

    Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip
    When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up. Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
  • Florida fall food festivals serve up goodies for foodies

    Florida fall food festivals serve up goodies for foodies
    Hungry? If you are in Florida this fall you can bring an appetite to various food festivals, including one of the nation’s largest, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival in Orlando. The festival, celebrating its 19th year, and running Sept....
  • Veuve Clicquot truck, Rhone Rangers wine tasting, Terrazza's spirited Thursdays

     Veuve Clicquot truck, Rhone Rangers wine tasting, Terrazza's spirited Thursdays
    Veuve Clicquot is launching a cross-country tour of its Clicquot Mail truck with a couple stops in the Los Angeles area. The truck is named after the Clicquot Mail collection of products that includes a Champagne bottle carrier shaped like a letter and...
  • Wine lovers' week in Central FL

    Wine lovers' week in Central FL
    Wine lovers, start your palates. The first event to whet your whistle comes courtesy of Quantum Leap Winery (1312 Wilfred Drive, Orlando), who will host Italian winemaker Roberta Bricola for a "Women for WineSense" tasting. The educational event will pair...
  • 30-band concert takes over stadium

    30-band concert takes over stadium
    From a seat on the infield or the bleachers, Hopstring Fest attendees can listen to 30 bands from Illinois plus headliner Cracker Saturday at Silver Cross Field, 1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive in downtown Joliet. Presented by Chicago St. Pub, Joliet...