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  • Get to know the white wines of Austria

     Get to know the white wines of Austria
    A two-part look at the wines of Austria: This week, white wines. The wines of Austria sound like German wines, look like German wines, come in bottles that we associate with German wines, and are often made of grapes that Germans use for their wines....
  • What wine pairs with lamb? Tempranillo from Spain's Ribera del Duero

    What wine pairs with lamb? Tempranillo from Spain's Ribera del Duero
    In Spain, eating lamb, and especially milk-fed and suckling lamb, is practically a religion. Usually it's quartered and roasted in a big terra cotta cazuela in a dome-shaped, wood-burning oven, emerging so tender you can cut the meat with a spoon. That'...
  • Dining out: Excellent Parisian fare at Grapes well worth the wait

    Dining out: Excellent Parisian fare at Grapes well worth the wait
    Not much shocks me anymore, but I have to say that finding a table at Grapes Wine Bar on a Friday night (they don't take reservations) was a jaw-dropper. Of course, it was the only empty table in the place. But not wanting to look a gift horse in the...
  • 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...
  • Do screw caps affect how wine ages?

    Do screw caps affect how wine ages?
    Q: Does wine in screw top bottles age as well as wine in bottles with a cork? —Andrew Maselli, Chicago A: Knowing there's rarely a simple answer when it comes to wine, I reached out to an expert at the University of California at Davis and asked...
  • Lehigh Valley food events include spring on the Berks County Wine Trail, Fountain Hill Bacchanalia XII

    Lehigh Valley food events include spring on the Berks County Wine Trail, Fountain Hill Bacchanalia XII
    CELEBRATE SPRING ON THE BERKS WINE TRAIL 1 The Berks County Wine Trail will celebrate the arrival of spring at its member wineries on April 18 and 19. The weekend will feature wine and charcuterie pairings. The event is free but some of the wineries...
  • Viognier rides wave of record vineyard growth into your glass

     Viognier rides wave of record vineyard growth into your glass
    In the beginning, wine was like ice cream; there was only chocolate and vanilla — aka cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay. When people wanted a red wine, they asked for cabernet. When they wanted white wine, for chardonnay. This lasted for years....