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  • Game and wine pairing dinner kicked off Step Outdoors Lehigh Valley

    Game and wine pairing dinner kicked off Step Outdoors Lehigh Valley
    I have about as much in common with an airline pilot, an air traffic controller, an orthopedic surgeon, a volunteer coordinator and an aspiring singer as I do with, with, well, a shoemaker. But that is who my wife Lois and I dined with Thursday night,...
  • Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival: What to expect

    Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival: What to expect
    Three years ago, Tyler Baxter was a Northampton Community College culinary student, waiting at the Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival to find out whether he won the chance of a lifetime: to work in celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse's New Orleans restaurants....
  • Chef sees wine as adding flavor layer in recipes

    Chef sees wine as adding flavor layer in recipes
    Tricia Seidel is looking forward to the Naperville Wine Walk on June 5. She has been working in restaurant kitchens for more than 15 years. She has a bachelor's degree in food service management from Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island and...
  • Oak Park fest uncorks offerings from 16 Illinois wineries

    Oak Park fest uncorks offerings from 16 Illinois wineries
    The fourth annual Uncork Illinois Wine Festival, set for May 30, is shaping up as one of Oak Park's "signature events," said fest coordinator Shannon Williams, marketing director for Downtown Oak Park. The festival, which allows winemakers from around...
  • Wine, etc.: A Rosé is not a Rosé by any other name

    Wine, etc.: A Rosé is not a Rosé by any other name
    Rosé 's tortured and agonizing path to popularity made us often wonder if it would ever be accepted. But recent sales thankfully have shown steady growth as consumers are enjoying one of summer's best quaffs more than ever. It wasn't as if rosé was...
  • Three grand California red wines to go with that great burger

    Three grand California red wines to go with that great burger
    A well-made burger can be just as satisfying as a complicated dish fussed over for hours. And while a Coke or a Pepsi tasted terrific with your burger and fries when you were a kid, you might want to consider upgrading to red wine — and by that, I...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • When Austria goes native, the wines win

     When Austria goes native, the wines win
    Second in a two-part look at the wines of Austria: This week, reds. You know a country gets serious about making red wine when it stops growing cabernet sauvignon, the world's most popular and best-selling red. That's what Austria has done. In...
  • 3 Italian white wines to ask for: verdicchio, vernaccia and vermentino

     3 Italian white wines to ask for: verdicchio, vernaccia and vermentino
    Verily, verdicchio, vernaccia and vermentino are the "veni, vidi, vici" of Italian white wine grapes, the Italian Vs of wine. (I could add the grapes verduzzo, verdiso and vespaiolo, but you rarely see them, in this country, as wines.) Verdicchio is...
  • Madame Pommery changed how we drink Champagne today

     Madame Pommery changed how we drink Champagne today
    Raise a toast to Madame Pommery next time you have something sparkling in the glass. For it was she, one of the great Champagne widows of the 19th century, who steered the world's taste in sparkling wine from sweet to drier styles — a preference...