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  • The Valley Line: Annual wine, food tasting event attracts hundreds

    The Valley Line: Annual wine, food tasting event attracts hundreds
    It was a spectacular autumn afternoon on Sunday, when more than 800 people came to Memorial Park to sip fine wines and sample gourmet foods at the 12th annual Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting and premium wine auction event. The gathering was sponsored by the...
  • Chicago Gourmet Day 1: Perfection

    Chicago Gourmet Day 1: Perfection
    Though the capacity crowd meant long lines at some food pavilions and "sorry, we're full" apologies at a couple of seminars, the first day of Chicago Gourmet (which runs through Sunday) went off without a hitch. Perfect sunny weather, an efficient...
  • On The Trail of Chambourcin

    On The Trail of Chambourcin
    “Wine,” Robert Louis Stevenson once said, “is like bottled poetry.” If that’s true, then the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail is like a chapbook: a collection of vinaceous poetry that artfully describes the rolling hills and shale-...
  • Wine in kegs is an idea barreling into more restaurants

    Wine in kegs is an idea barreling into more restaurants
    Part of the ritual of wine drinking is opening the bottle, teasing the cork from the bottle and pouring that wine into a crystal glass. That's no longer the default, though. First, they came out with fake corks, then screw cap bottles — and, sacre...
  • Restaurants with wine in kegs

    Restaurants with wine in kegs
    Some places where you can try wines on tap: Bco Mercat This popular downtown L.A. restaurant has just one wine on tap, but it's a terrific one: Alta Maria 2013 "Carbonic" Pinot Noir made in the style of Beaujolais, $13 a glass. Bco Mercat, 408 S....
  • Florida travel calendar for August

    Florida travel calendar for August
    Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
  • Letter: Tasting festival is returning Sept. 28

    The 12th annual La Caada Flintridge Wine and Gourmet Food tasting is almost here. On Sunday, Sept. 28 at the La Caada Flintridge Memorial Park beginning at 3 p.m. the tastings begin. Le Petit Vendome will once again have wineries and breweries pouring...
  • Fine wine is really not so fine

     Fine wine is really not so fine
    Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign is arguing this week that his Republican challenger Bruce Rauner's membership in an exclusive California wine club is evidence that Rauner is "out of touch" with "hardworking Illinois families." I disagree. I think it's...
  • Tools of James Suckling's trade: black briefcase, 4 glasses, $8,500

    Tools of James Suckling's trade: black briefcase, 4 glasses, $8,500
    Picture yourself, wine aficionado, carrying this sleek, hand-crafted leather briefcase from Salvatore Ferragamo outfitted with Lalique crystal wineglasses. Nice. Wine critic James Suckling of JamesSuckling.com (and before that, Wine Spectator’s...
  • Orphan wines worth recommending

    Orphan wines worth recommending
    About once a year I round up my orphans and give them room on this page. They're the wines that my tasting pals and I have sampled and liked, but that don't fit into any larger theme or subject that I might be writing on. It's a loss for you if I can'...
  • 10 things you might not know about wine

    10 things you might not know about wine
    Last Sunday, a front-page Tribune story examined the friendship of Democratic Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner and included a photo of them each carrying a bottle of wine during a 2010 outing in Montana. The wine held by...