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  • Wine, etc.: Importers scour the globe for marketable wines

    Wine, etc.: Importers scour the globe for marketable wines
    Shopping for a wine isn't as simple as it used to be. Since the invention of the plane, the selection of wines imported to the United States has continued to grow at a dizzying rate. The limited handful of European wines that we saw on shelves 35...
  • When Austria goes native, the wines win

     When Austria goes native, the wines win
    Second in a two-part look at the wines of Austria: This week, reds. You know a country gets serious about making red wine when it stops growing cabernet sauvignon, the world's most popular and best-selling red. That's what Austria has done. In...
  • Madame Pommery changed how we drink Champagne today

     Madame Pommery changed how we drink Champagne today
    Raise a toast to Madame Pommery next time you have something sparkling in the glass. For it was she, one of the great Champagne widows of the 19th century, who steered the world's taste in sparkling wine from sweet to drier styles — a preference...
  • Vineyards soak up the sun in the 'Napa-bu' hills

    Vineyards soak up the sun in the 'Napa-bu' hills
    Not everyone can own a swell ranch on Point Dume with views of the Pacific or call a double-wide in one of those sun-drenched Malibu trailer parks home. For surfers and hikers, Malibu is paradise. And if you don't like the beach and aren't into shopping...
  • Three stops for tastings on a Malibu wine tour

    Three stops for tastings on a Malibu wine tour
    Just three Malibu wineries have tastings rooms open on a regular basis right now. Bring a sweater or jacket (even in summer, the breeze can be chilly in the late afternoon) and, if you can, a designated driver. The charge for a flight of small pours of...
  • Where to drink Champagne this weekend -- with 5 kinds of bacon

    Where to drink Champagne this weekend -- with 5 kinds of bacon
    When bacon freaks and Santa Monica’s Wine Expo¬†get together for a tasting, it can be as wacky as this: five different bacons paired with the same number of Champagnes -- and we’re not talking cheap bubbly, but the real thing. It happens...
  • All About Food: Costa Mesa store follows owner's passion for wine

    All About Food: Costa Mesa store follows owner's passion for wine
    Laguna Beach resident Nancy Milby gave up a career in the corporate world to follow her passion for food and wine. She opened the Laguna Culinary Institute in 2001 under the direction of the highly qualified chef Laurent Brazier. As the small school...
  • 5 wines to pick up for dinner from Costco

    5 wines to pick up for dinner from Costco
    Out of time and can’t get to your local wine shop to pick up a few bottles for dinner? If you're already at Costco — buying shrimp or a skirt steak or even a storage shed — you could head to the wine section for one of these bottles,...
  • Wine, etc.: Arsenic in California wine? Fear not

    Wine, etc.: Arsenic in California wine? Fear not
    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...
  • Bacchanalia at airport hangar draws food, wine fans

    Bacchanalia at airport hangar draws food, wine fans
    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...
  • Lehigh Valley food events include spring on the Berks County Wine Trail, Fountain Hill Bacchanalia XII

    Lehigh Valley food events include spring on the Berks County Wine Trail, Fountain Hill Bacchanalia XII
    CELEBRATE SPRING ON THE BERKS WINE TRAIL 1 The Berks County Wine Trail will celebrate the arrival of spring at its member wineries on April 18 and 19. The weekend will feature wine and charcuterie pairings. The event is free but some of the wineries...