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  • Everyday wines of Alsace

    Everyday wines of Alsace
    One way to look at Alsace wines is through a glass filled with one of the region's eau de vie, the clearer-than-water distillate of any of a number of fruits such as raspberry (framboise) or cherry (kirsch). You'd be hard pressed to find another...
  • Acidity the key aspect to matching wine and food

    Acidity the key aspect to matching wine and food
    The word "acidity" has a negative connotation in English. We think of it as something harsh, scouring, even hurtful. People often use another negative word when describing wines that they feel are too high in acidity: "sour." But, in balance with other...
  • Simsbury's Rosedale Farms Finds New Ways To Prosper

    Simsbury's Rosedale Farms Finds New Ways To Prosper
    SIMSBURY — For Marshall and Lynn Epstein, owners of the 110-acre Rosedale Farms and Vineyards, farming has grown beyond raising vegetables. "I think the key to farming today is evolving to meet people's needs," said Marshall Epstein, a third-...
  • Windy City Wine and Book Club

    Windy City Wine and Book Club
    Our club: Founded in 2008, the Windy City Wine and Book Club is a group of 18 fun-loving, passionate, career-oriented and diverse women.  How we got started: Our founding member, Anne Uible, decided to start the club shortly after graduating from the...
  • Dining near Bears training camp

    Dining near Bears training camp
    The Chicago Bears' preseason camp opens Friday in Bourbonnais (on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University) and continues, with one or two interruptions, through Aug. 12. Practice sessions are free and open to the public, and approximately 100,000 fans...
  • Nelson Carey, Grand Cru wine bar owner, dies at 50

    Nelson Carey, Grand Cru wine bar owner, dies at 50
    All day Tuesday, they came to the Grand Cru wine bar with swollen red eyes, hugging one another and trying to make sense of the loss of a good friend and boss. They lifted a glass and reminisced about Nelson Carey, the genial and worldly publican of...
  • Review: 'Shadows in the Vineyard' by Maximillian Potter

    Review: 'Shadows in the Vineyard' by Maximillian Potter
    A few years ago, I got into something of a Twitter war with an aspiring sommelier. He'd tweeted about having been to a dinner party hosted by a wine collector, mentioning the bottles of expensive wine that the collector had served. I replied that the...
  • Barolo lovers, this tasting is for you: Luca Currado of Vietti at Wine House

    Barolo lovers, this tasting is for you: Luca Currado of Vietti at Wine House
    When learning about wine and especially about an unfamiliar or even a beloved region, a winemaker can give much-needed perspective. This Friday at 8:15 p.m., lovers of Nebbiolo and Piedmontese wines from northern Italy will get to hear what Barolo...
  • Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

    Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen
    Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment. The two-day event features representatives from 11 participating...
  • Fast food at Easton Farmers Market

    ZUCCHINI 500 1 For a different take on fast food, visit the Easton Farmers Market on Saturday for the annual Zucchini 500. The annual event, now in its eighth year, pits racers against each other after they have carved their cars out of zucchini and...
  • Ian Cauble, star of the film 'SOMM,' launches SOMMSelect

    Ian Cauble, star of the film 'SOMM,' launches SOMMSelect
    You might remember Ian Cauble from the film "SOMM." He was the blond one who studied hard and passed the master sommelier exam, then went on to work for Krug Champagne. Now he’s just launched SOMMSelect, an online wine buying site that features...