| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:56 AM
Wine is a food and, as such, our moods for it change with the seasons just as they do for the solid stuff we eat. A lot more rose and dry white is sold in summertime; this is the time of year for teeth-staining reds and fortified wines that can be too...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:12 PM
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| Nov 24, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Booze has saved my holidays more times than I can count. Not only has it livened up family gatherings, a bottle of whiskey or wine has been my go-to gift for friends, relatives and any last-minute folks on my Christmas checklist. Check out some highlights...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:24 AM
The wine event calendar doesn't shut down for the winter. Here are a few coming up in late January and February:
Saturday is the fourth Winter Wine Classic at the Grand Ballroom of the Fess Parker Resort in Santa Barbara. It’s an evening tasting...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The Sun Winefest at Mohegan Sun marks its 12th year Jan. 23 to 25, featuring celebrity chefs, tastings of fine bourbon, wines and beer and cuisine from local restaurants.
Festivities kick off Friday at 6 p.m. with a bourbon tasting, presented by Jim...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:05 PM
I think Bacchus Bar & Bistro is the kind of place we would all like to have in our neighborhood: casual and friendly with good food and live music at a reasonable decibel. It is located in the Quail Hill Village Center and has indoor and outdoor dining....
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:53 AM
1 Get your tickets now for Wine Wednesdays at SteelStacks, a new monthly series sponsored by South Italy Imports and ArtsQuest.
The series, at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, will include sampling sessions featuring wines from...
| Nov 4, 2014
A two-part look at the Rhone Valley: Part two, the north.
The Rhone is the second largest wine-producing region of France (after the Languedoc, its neighbor to the west). Eighty percent of its wine is red; 14 percent, pink; and 6, white.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:56 PM
'Tis the season to power through wine tastings and festivals and to savor special dinners that pair a menu with the wines of a single producer. Here's a small collection of events coming up soon that might be fun -- and worth your attention.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:48 PM
For a place where beer and barbecue reign supreme, Texas has a wine scene that is catching up fast, becoming No. 5 in U.S. wine production.
Centered in this small town 77 miles west of Austin and 70 miles north of San Antonio, the Texas Hill Country...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Ever been to a wine rave? Probably not. But Maxwell Leer and Adam Vourvoulis are hoping you’ll want to come to the one they’re giving at the downtown bar Honeycut on Thursday night. It starts at 11 p.m. And goes until closing. Expect DJs, glow...