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  • River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers

    River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers
    It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...
  • Talking Shop: Baguettes and bliss at La Cuisine

    Talking Shop: Baguettes and bliss at La Cuisine
    Laurent Brazier has found his bliss — surrounded by wine bottles, baguettes and an upgraded kitchen at his new cooking school, La Cuisine Culinary Arts in South Coast Plaza. "Here we are," the executive chef announced during a break last...
  • Wines for the 4th of July and any other summer picnic

    Wines for the 4th of July and any other summer picnic
    The Fourth of July is coming up, and along with the soda and the beer, you'll want to lay in some easy-drinking picnic wines for the crowd. We've been collecting suitable wines for the occasion for weeks. For the Fourth, we've gone with an all-American...
  • Small businesses at high risk for data breach

    To the money managers at Silversage Advisors in Irvine, it seemed like a no-brainer to store backup computer drives far from the main office to ensure seamless operations in case of a calamity. Then professional burglars hit the home where the drives...
  • Spain's famed bull run festival begins in Pamplona

    Thousands of revelers crammed into the main square and adjacent narrow streets of northern Pamplona on Sunday for the start of Spain's famed San Fermin running of the bulls festival — a potent mix of adrenaline and alcohol-fueled celebrations that...
  • Review: 2012 Domaine Louis Michel & Fils Chablis 'Premier Cru Forêts'

    Review: 2012 Domaine Louis Michel & Fils Chablis 'Premier Cru Forêts'
    There's nothing like a Chablis. In this northern reach of Burgundy, Chardonnay takes on an entirely different character. A good example, such as this premier cru "Forêts" from Domaine Louis Michel, is characteristically lean and chiseled yet has a...
  • And now for Holy Expletive wine: You fill in the blank

    And now for Holy Expletive wine: You fill in the blank
    Great minds sure do think alike. When I recently wrote up Terravant’s new Scratchpad line of wines featuring what they’re calling the world’s first interactive wine label, it wasn’t long before I got a message from Linda...
  • Train travel connects the destination dots in Europe

    My wife, Laurel, and I had laid out an idiosyncratic European itinerary for our trip last fall: to London for theater, to Paris to scout Ernest Hemingway's long-ago haunts, to Friedrichshafen, Germany, for the Zeppelin Museum, and finally to Hamburg to...
  • 'Game of Thrones'-inspired Wines of Westeros to launch before Season Five

    'Game of Thrones'-inspired Wines of Westeros to launch before Season Five
    Fans of the HBO series "Game of Thrones" know that needing a strong beverage after watching an episode can be a common sentiment. Everyone's favorite characters keep dying!  A company in Australia called Common Ventures has found a proper way to drown...
  • One night in Florence, for a steak

    One night in Florence, for a steak
    "Where are you headed today?" the front desk manager asks as I check out of my hotel in London. "We're headed to Florence tonight for a steak, and then we're off to Southern Italy first thing tomorrow morning," I say. "What an extravagant life you lead,...
  • Wine Find | 2013 Duca Garganega-Pinot Grigio

    Wine Find | 2013 Duca Garganega-Pinot Grigio
    From: Venezie, Italy Price: $20/3 liter Serve with: Crabs, lobster, salmon This is a superb addition to American consumers' selection of boxed wines — a format that increasingly deserves respect. This dry white wine is a surprisingly full-...