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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Uncork your curiosity to find the wines you love

    Uncork your curiosity to find the wines you love
      A friend, deep into wine, once told me his father used to drink just one wine: Georges du Boeuf Beaujolais. Every night. I know someone else who orders two cases of rosé to last the entire summer. And that's the only wine she drinks. She doesn't...
  • Wine Tasting

    Wine Tasting
    A class action lawsuit in California claims that some of the Golden State’s wines are contaminated with arsenic that far exceed federal levels. So far, it looks like only the cheap stuff is affected, the kind of wine I drink. In fact, one of the...
  • 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...
  • Hangover-free wine may soon be here

    Hangover-free wine may soon be here
    To put it lightly, wine hangovers are the worst thing ever. After polishing off a bottle of your favorite red, the next morning is a foggy haze of nausea, a headache that may or may not split your forehead open, and an unshakable feeling that your...
  • RPM Steak's Richard Hanauer receives sommelier honor

    RPM Steak's Richard Hanauer receives sommelier honor
    Sommelier Richard Hanauer is well-known locally for his work at the former L2O restaurant and, currently, at RPM Steak (66 W. Kinzie St., 312-284-4990). Now he's known nationwide. Hanauer is one of only seven named to Food & Wine magazine's 2015...
  • Wine pairing dinners signal start of spring

    Wine pairing dinners signal start of spring
    Wine lovers have several enticing options for sampling an array of wine varietals at upcoming tastings and wine dinners taking place in early spring. Here’s a selection. A10 Hyde Park (1462 E. 53rd St., 773-288-1010) will host a French wine dinner...
  • Dining review: Zinburger opens at Town Center mall

    Dining review: Zinburger opens at Town Center mall
    You can't miss the cow drinking wine sign on the Glades Road side of Town Center at Boca Raton mall. Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar opened March 10, bringing a dozen hamburger styles including American Kobe beef, 24 toppings, four other sandwiches...