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  • 3 California rosés to jumpstart the warm weather wine season

    3 California rosés to jumpstart the warm weather wine season
    Handed a glass of rosé on a warm afternoon, even diehard red wine fanciers are prone to succumb to the charms of a pink wine.  Rosé has traditionally been relegated to the summer months, but forget the rules. If any place on earth has the climate for...
  • Wine, etc.: St. John's grad Rory Williams' Calder wine worth seeking out

    Wine, etc.: St. John's grad Rory Williams' Calder wine worth seeking out
    Who would have thought that a small liberal arts college in Annapolis would be an incubator for aspiring winemakers? Alumni from the 450-student St. John's College craft some of the most prestigious wines made in California. Warren Winarski of Stags...
  • Lambrusco, the wine your parents sneered at, is now hot

     Lambrusco, the wine your parents sneered at, is now hot
    The nicest thing about recommending wine to Gen Xers and Gen Yers is that they don't have ear lids. Tell them that riesling is the world's greatest white wine grape and they say, "OK, cool; so show me." You hand them a glass of well-made Mosel; they...
  • Tasting of the Week: Williams Selyem Pinots at the Wine Country

    Tasting of the Week: Williams Selyem Pinots at the Wine Country
    The Wine Country in Signal Hill has one of the most robust wine tasting programs around. Wednesday night, the 20-year-old shop is holding a Williams Selyem Pinot Noir tasting that’s been long in the making. Rarely available retail, these wines ...
  • Package Store Owners Versus Liquor Superstore In Battle Of Lobbyists

    Package Store Owners Versus Liquor Superstore In Battle Of Lobbyists
    MANCHESTER — It's the sort of place wine and beer enthusiasts dream about and package stores have nightmares over: A big-box booze behemoth offering thousands of different brands, including some you can find nowhere else. Total Wines & More opened...
  • UNLVino takes over Las Vegas in April with champagnes, sakes and wines

    UNLVino takes over Las Vegas in April with champagnes, sakes and wines
    Wine, sake and champagne get their due during UNLVino, the 40-year-old festival that helps out students at UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration. The three-night festival, which includes events dubbed Bubble-Licious, Sake...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Arsenic in wine: List of wines cited in lawsuit as having high levels

    Arsenic in wine: List of wines cited in lawsuit as having high 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...