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  • On The Trail of Chambourcin

    On The Trail of Chambourcin
    “Wine,” Robert Louis Stevenson once said, “is like bottled poetry.” If that’s true, then the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail is like a chapbook: a collection of vinaceous poetry that artfully describes the rolling hills and shale-...
  • Wine in kegs is an idea barreling into more restaurants

    Wine in kegs is an idea barreling into more restaurants
    Part of the ritual of wine drinking is opening the bottle, teasing the cork from the bottle and pouring that wine into a crystal glass. That's no longer the default, though. First, they came out with fake corks, then screw cap bottles — and, sacre...
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • How to make the perfect summer cocktail — the Bellini

    Summertime is Bellini time. That's just the way it is. And now that peaches are coming back in season, why wait? For the uninitiated, we're talking about a Venetian cocktail of white peach juice and Prosecco, the sparkling wine from the Veneto. The...
  • Meaty fish can go with red or white wines

     Meaty fish can go with red or white wines
    A certain class of seafood could be called "cows that swim" or "steers with gills." The fish are meaty, fleshy, sometimes rich in fat, can take to a grill and are best served slightly rare at the center. Sounds like a beefsteak because that's their twin....
  • After hot and dry summer, California grape harvest gets early start

    After hot and dry summer, California grape harvest gets early start
    Hard to believe: It’s barely August and the California grape harvest has begun. Granted, it's still happening only sporadically at scattered vineyards. And we’re not talking Cabernet Sauvignon or Syrah, yet. At the moment, it’s...
  • Jenny Lewis not only has a new album, she has a new wine

    Jenny Lewis not only has a new album, she has a new wine
    It's hard to miss that songwriter and indie rocker Jenny Lewis just came out with her first album in six years, "The Voyager" — to rave reviews. She’s also got something else new, namely The Voyager wine, which will debut today exclusively...
  • Rise of the California garagistes, from basements to barrels to fests

    Rise of the California garagistes, from basements to barrels to fests
    The first garagiste wine I ever tasted was one Luciano Sandrone made in the basement-garage of his house on the outskirts of Barolo, Italy. He and his wife, Mariuccia, were pasting the labels on the bottles by hand. Though he had a day job then and not...
  • Wines to try from Southern California garagistes

    Wines to try from Southern California garagistes
    Here are some of the wines from Southern California garagistes I enjoyed recently. Most are very limited production and available almost exclusively through the winery's e-commerce site, though you may occasionally turn up one or two at a forward-thinking...
  • Musical talking points: Jessie J, Juggalos, JB, Miley, K. Hanna, more

    Musical talking points: Jessie J, Juggalos, JB, Miley, K. Hanna, more
    While you were busy this week dealing with life, a thousand more hours of music were released and a million words were written about them. More importantly, one very saucy cover image of Nicki Minaj spawned a legion of admirers. Lorde officially was named...
  • Oregon chardonnay: Hitting the high notes

    Oregon chardonnay: Hitting the high notes
    When I consider the world's various chardonnays, especially as they express themselves in hugely different styles given their place of origin, I think of the keyboard of a piano. Low-profile unoaked chardonnays, from very cool climates such as...