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Alcoholic Beverages

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  • Tapping a greater interest in beer

    A handful of Anne Arundel County liquor stores are taking advantage of new liquor laws in hopes of cashing in on beer drinkers' interest in craft brews. They've installed taps in their stores to dispense specialty beers into refillable glass jugs...
  • Wine Press: Pondering the question of minerality in wine

    As a scientist, wine lover and wine educator, I had promised myself not to write about the concept of minerality in wine ever again. But an article in the July 2013 edition of Wine and Marketing Monthly by Diana Macle titled “Minerality in Wine:...
  • Review: DryHop Brewers

    Review: DryHop Brewers
    Review: DryHop Brewers 3155 N. Broadway 773-857-3155 Rating: !!! (out of four) Off to a good start Oh, DryHop, where were you when I lived in Lakeview? Now that I've moved to a 'hood further west, my brewpub options have improved—shoutout to...
  • Bastille Day dining options

    Bastille Day dining options
    Le quatorze juillet, also known as La Fete Nationale in France and Bastille Day most other places, commemorates the July 14, 1789, storming of the Bastille, a fortress famed for holding political prisoners (though at the time of the storming, it housed...
  • Taste and talk Barolo with Luca Currado, one of Piedmont's best winemakers

    Taste and talk Barolo with Luca Currado, one of Piedmont's best winemakers
    Lovers of Piedmontese wines have a rare chance Wednesday to taste through the Vietti estate’s wines with winemaker Luca Currado at Michael’s on Naples in Long Beach. Currado is not only one of the best winemakers in Piedmont, he’s a...
  • Five great light beers, because a 'beer belly' isn't a myth to all

    Five great light beers, because a 'beer belly' isn't a myth to all
    There is no denying that beer is delicious, but many craft beer fans will deny (or choose to overlook) the implications that a few pints may have on their waistline. While the "beer belly" is now considered a myth, beer is still a calorically-dense...
  • Wally's Wines & Spirits' new owners are launching an auction house

    Wally's Wines & Spirits' new owners are launching an auction house
    It was just last month that Steve Wallace, longtime owner of the landmark Wally’s Wine & Spirits in West Los Angeles, sold the shop to business partner Christian Navarro and a group of investors that includes the Marciano brothers (Paul, Maurice and...
  • Australian winemaker destroying $35 million worth of wine in U.S.

    Australian winemaker destroying $35 million worth of wine in U.S.
    Treasury Wine Estates, the maker of Beringer wines, is dumping up to $35 million worth of wine that's past its prime.  Unsold expired wine has been sitting in warehouses awaiting store shelves, including the mass-marketed Beringer label wine, based in...
  • European beer basics

    When I'm far from home, I become a cultural chameleon. I eat and drink regional specialties with gusto, feasting on steak and red wine in Tuscany and stuffing down tapas at midnight in Spain. So when I travel to countries that are known for their beer,...
  • Rock star wines will be poured on Saturday July 6

    Rock star wines will be poured on Saturday July 6
    Wines associated with rock n’ roll stars are the draw at the Virginia Wine Society’s next Wine in the Garden series coming up at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 6, in Gloucester. Billed as a “Billboard Rock N’ Roll Wine Tasting,” the...
  • Smoke and beers

    Beer has a knack for complementing our most endearing comfort foods — you wouldn't pair hot dogs, hamburgers and pizza with wine, would you? — but it maintains a particularly fond relationship with barbecue. Beer's bubbly brightness cuts...