| Sep 1, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Oak barrels cracked open and a river of red gushed out. Before long, hundreds of thousands of dollars of wine had coated the concrete floor of Napa Barrel Care, a warehouse near downtown where 40 wineries share storage space.
About an hour later and a...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:41 AM
There aren't too many Howard County businesses directly affected by the weather in California, but Tin Lizzie Wineworks is one of them.
Record-setting heat and a drought this year are pushing grapes into an early harvest, including in the towns of...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Wines from South Africa can be incredible values. Take this crisp, clean, verdant Chenin Blanc from M.A.N. Family Wines in the Coastal region. It's made from free-run juice of Chenin Blanc, aged on its lees for several months. With a lovely floral perfume...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 1:45 PM
It's a recipe of epic proportions: 25 nations, 1.5 million tapas-size food samplings, 300,000 wine pours, 360,000 beer servings and 100,000 dessert portions. And that's just the basic fare at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore's 4th Annual Wine & Beer Tasting and Silent Auction on Oct. 2, will be held at the Saybrook Point Pavilion, 150 College St. Old Saybrook, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Join us for great food, raffle prizes and live music by The...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Trays of hors d'oeuvres complemented a wide selection of wines, spirits and craft beers at the bucolic Church Farm setting for the Friends of the Babcock Library's annual wine-tasting. The Sept. 13 event included much more than food, with an art show...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Now that summer is almost over, restaurateurs are kicking into higher gear with special dinners designed around wine or spirits. Here are three where you can eat well and learn something about tequila or Napa Valley wines or single malt Scotch at the same...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:45 AM
How can you help Napa Valley recover from the recent earthquake? Come out and play.
That's the message from chefs, winemakers, vineyards and business owners in California's wine country who have banded together to organize food and wine events and other...
| Sep 13, 2014
Veneto, land of the V's.
This region in Italy's northeast — of the 20 regions that make up the country, its most prolific winemaker — has a lock on the 22nd letter of the alphabet, beginning with the beginning of its own name.
A third of...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:09 AM
Collaboration is the word of the year in the Baltimore restaurant scene. Every month delivers new announcements about good-natured cooking competitions or chefs "popping up" in one another's restaurants. Baltimore's chefs work hard in their own kitchens,...
| Jul 15, 2014
I love France -- it is one of Europe's most diverse, tasty, and exciting countries. It brims with the good life and a special appreciation for culture, music, art, food, and wine.
But Americans can feel pretty dowdy when confronted with the casual...