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  • Downtown wine buyer's tips for getting buzzed, at Buzz

    Downtown wine buyer's tips for getting buzzed, at Buzz
    On the corner of 5th and Spring streets in downtown L.A., across from the Last Bookstore, is Buzz Wine Beer Shop, the go-to store for craft beer aficionados, but also for wine fanatics intent on picking up a bottle of something unusual. Owned by Scott...
  • Viognier rides wave of record vineyard growth into your glass

     Viognier rides wave of record vineyard growth into your glass
    In the beginning, wine was like ice cream; there was only chocolate and vanilla — aka cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay. When people wanted a red wine, they asked for cabernet. When they wanted white wine, for chardonnay. This lasted for years....
  • A former Patina sommelier on why he loves Paso Robles wines

    A former Patina sommelier on why he loves Paso Robles wines
    Head sommelier at Patina for a decade, Chris Meeske opened Mission Wines — with his former boss Joachim Splichal as investor — in 2004. Meeske says people like to joke, telling him, “You were a sommelier before it was cool to be a...
  • Restaurantes de Florida: Como en Inglaterra y España

    Patio Tapas and Wine (205 SE First Ave., Boca Ratón, 561-419-7239, PatioTapasAndBeer.com) Después de trabajar con el reconocido chef José Andrés en The Bazaar en California y Miami Beach, Bryant Fajardo, con su esposa Nathalia, acaba de abrir su propio...
  • Hathaway-Sycamores chapter to host fundraiser

    Hathaway-Sycamores chapter to host fundraiser
    The Los Altos Auxiliary of Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services will be hosting its annual wine-tasting fundraiser on Sunday, April 19 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The “Wines of the Pacific Northwest” event will be held at the La Cañada...
  • Whining about wine while trying to buy it

    "Make sure you get some wine to take to the Gladstones' party," Sue told me as I went out the door to run a few errands. Oh, great. Dump all the wine decisions on me. It's a lose-lose situation. First, how much to spend? The Gladstones will spend a lot...
  • Wine, etc.: Youthful Luca Bosio's Piedmont wines impress

    Wine, etc.: Youthful Luca Bosio's Piedmont wines impress
    Tuscany is surely the most widely recognized wine region of Italy, the home of the ubiquitous sangiovese-based chiantis and the wildy successful super tuscans that can be very rare and cost hundreds of dollars per bottle. Another region of Italy not...
  • 9 accessible, affordable Bordeaux wines

    Bordeaux red wines aren't cheap. You can pay $900 a bottle or more for a recent-vintage Domaine de la Romanee-Conti or Ch�teau Lafite-Rothschild. No surprise these are some of the world's finest wines. Unfortunately, most of us are priced out of...
  • List of wines cited in lawsuit as having high arsenic levels

    The 83 bottles of wine cited in a lawsuit this week as having dangerously high levels of arsenic came from 28 California wineries and were bottled under 31 different brand labels. Some of the labels included several different types of wine, such as...
  • What oak brings to your wine: Tannin, flavors, aromas

     What oak brings to your wine: Tannin, flavors, aromas
    The ancient Celts were a people of the forest. They used a lot of wood in their daily lives, for housing, cookery and art. Sometime around the 5th century B.C., they came up with an ingenious new way with wood; they formed it into barrels, for storing...
  • Journalist Who Embraced Life With Gusto

    Jazz, theater, baseball, well-cooked food, great writing, red wine: Ron Georgeff embraced them all the way he embraced life, with gusto, good taste and sensitivity — and an eye for a bargain. He made friends and kept them for life, and...