| 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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 11:34 AM
You’ve heard of Slow Food, right? It's the movement, founded by Carlo Petrini and a group of activists in the 1980s, that celebrates farm-to-table cuisine in Italy and all over the world. And since Piedmont, where Slow Food was born, is home to...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Let's celebrate every bit of cold weather we can muster this winter. Time to light the fire, roast a big hunk of meat and break out a big red. This one comes from Maremma, near the Tuscan Coast, and it's a Bordeaux-style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:32 PM
Get ready to wine and dine your Valentine.
The members of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail are planning special tastings and other events to mark Valentine's Day weekend.
Here's what each of the nine member wineries is planning:
•Amore Winery, 6811...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:31 PM
Michael Twelftree, the proprietor and managing director of Two Hands Wines in Australia's Barossa Valley, describes the experience of tasting a red wine this way: "The fruit is the engine and railcars; the acidity is the rails; and the tannins are the...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:09 PM
If Sicily were a free-standing nation (which, on occasion, it seems to believe that it is), it would rank seventh in worldwide wine production, at around 160 million gallons a year. Though it is only one of 20 Italian winemaking regions, it produces 15...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:21 AM
It is a good thing, when people think of Portugal's wine, that they think of port, one of the world's truly great beverages. But it is not a good thing that that is all people think of when they think of Portuguese wine.
There is a second Portugal...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif., next month will hold two tasting events: one featuring chocolate, the other wines. Any adult who has or applies for a casino club card will receive 25% off ticket prices.
The deal: If you have a Pechanga...
| 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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| 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...