| Apr 8, 2015
The Internet has been abuzz lately over a recent report that a lot of California wine contains high levels of arsenic. Arsenic conjures memories of Agatha Christie and other classic novels where arsenic is to blame for a character's death. So, it sets off...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:18 AM
AVON — Firefighters in Avon and Farmington will hold a wine tasting later this month they hope will help them reach their fundraising goal for a new live-fire training facility they want to build.
The facility would be used jointly by the fire...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 1:45 PM
Head sommelier at Patina for a decade, Chris Meeske opened Mission Wines — with his former boss Joachim Splichal as investor — in 2004. Meeske says people like to joke, telling him, “You were a sommelier before it was cool to be a...
| Apr 8, 2015
It was clear from the size of the crowd that not even Florida weather could discourage food and wine mavens from Boca Bacchanal's first tasting party in a hangar at the Boca Raton Airport.
An unexpected storm blew through, just as the Bacchanalia was...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 10:14 AM
Patio Tapas and Wine (205 SE First Ave., Boca Ratón, 561-419-7239, PatioTapasAndBeer.com)
Después de trabajar con el reconocido chef José Andrés en The Bazaar en California y Miami Beach, Bryant Fajardo, con su esposa Nathalia, acaba de abrir su propio...
| May 20, 2015
Before you head out to the store to find a good wine for your Memorial Day feast, decide first how you will prepare your grilled food. A sauce makes a huge difference to the pairing.
Memorial Day signals the start of grilling season. For many of us,...
| May 17, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Wine tasting, a hops panel and more things to do in Chicago on Tuesday, May 19.
Gino's Brewing Company and Local Option Beer Dinner
Gino's Brewing Company
500 N. LaSalle St. 312-988-4200
Learn about the brewing process and history of various...
| May 13, 2015
German wines have not been much in favor in the United States during the past 30 years. In the early part of the 20th century, German wines were found on the tables of royalty in many of the European capitals, and commanded prices that exceeded the finest...
| May 11, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Suzanne Tracht, chef/owner of Jar in Los Angeles, always had wine at the dinner table growing up. When she was starting out as a cook, her apprenticeship at the Arizona Biltmore included an eight-week course in wine. Now, at Jar, she says, “many...
| May 8, 2015
| 8:57 AM
About 1,700 wine aficionados gathered in Union Station to get a taste of Rioja — billed as the Bordeaux of Spain — at the Chicago's first Rioja Wine and Tapas Festival.
The fair, which continued this week around the city with promotion of...
| May 7, 2015
| 6:00 AM
WHAT: Drink up! The Science of Wine event returns to Orlando Science Center. The fundraiser includes the chance to sample from more than 100 wines from around the world and presentations about wine growing and wine tasting. It will also feature food items...