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  • Bottle shock: Napa Valley quake shatters prized wine collections

    NAPA Calif. (Reuters) - Prized collections and wooden casks crashed to cellar floors when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa Valley on Sunday, but damage to the famous wine region at the start of harvest time might be limited to a handful of...
  • Napa Valley wineries sustain damage from 6.0 earthquake

    Napa Valley wineries sustain damage from 6.0 earthquake
    Wineries in Napa Valley spent the morning assessing damage after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake centered just south of the city of Napa sent bottles flying at 3:20 a.m.  Some of the earliest photos posted on social media came from David Duncan, chief...
  • Winemaker Steve Matthiasson one of many sorting through quake wreckage

    Winemaker Steve Matthiasson one of many sorting through quake wreckage
    The bumper sticker on Napa vintner and viticulturist Steve Matthiasson’s truck reads, “Mother nature always bats last.” That she did this morning at 3:20 a.m. when a 6.0 earthquake hit the famed valley. From his house on the...
  • Fate of Main Line lawyer's fine wine is uncertain

    The lawyer who peddled fine wines from his Main Line home made out with probation and community service. His wine might not fare as well. Police want to destroy the 2,426 bottles they seized in January from Arthur Goldman's Malvern home, the typical...
  • Wines for sipping away the dog days of summer

    Wines for sipping away the dog days of summer
    Old man alert. I'd always thought that the phrase "dog days of summer" referred to the way dogs lazed around on the front porch most of the day come July and August. I got the time period right, just not the allusion. "Dog days," it turns out, is a term...
  • Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip

    Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip
    When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up. Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
  • Restaurant review: Boltwood, in Evanston ★★

    Restaurant review: Boltwood, in Evanston ★&#9733
    Brian Huston had no idea that his 2-month-old Evanston restaurant, Boltwood, would be so popular. Or so noisy. The popularity he loves. Huston had made a name for himself as the opening chef de cuisine at The Publican, where he worked for six years, but...
  • 30-band concert takes over stadium

    30-band concert takes over stadium
    From a seat on the infield or the bleachers, Hopstring Fest attendees can listen to 30 bands from Illinois plus headliner Cracker Saturday at Silver Cross Field, 1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive in downtown Joliet. Presented by Chicago St. Pub, Joliet...
  • Hundreds of wines waiting to be sampled

    Hundreds of wines waiting to be sampled
    Wine (and beer) fans can revel Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-23, at the Naperville Wine Festival, which offers plenty of tasting and educational opportunities. "We will have close to 360 wines to sample," said Scott Janess, president of inPLAY Events,...
  • Upping your burger game? Eight wines that will show it off

    Upping your burger game? Eight wines that will show it off
    Labor Day is coming up. Of course you've got your weekend burger planned. But what are you going to drink with it? Burgers come in all guises, from Tommy’s chili-drenched patties to haute grass-fed beef burgers adorned with farmhouse cheese on a...
  • Florida fall food festivals serve up goodies for foodies

    Florida fall food festivals serve up goodies for foodies
    Hungry? If you are in Florida this fall you can bring an appetite to various food festivals, including one of the nation’s largest, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival in Orlando. The festival, celebrating its 19th year, and running Sept....