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  • Early grape crush kicks off California's winemaking season

    Early grape crush kicks off California's winemaking season
    At the University of California's prized winemaking institute near Sacramento, a sleek metal wine crusher on Thursday morning let out a deep rumble and began to shake, jostling grapes made sweeter by the state's ongoing drought into sticky juice. Dry...
  • Florida fall food festivals serve up goodies for foodies

    Florida fall food festivals serve up goodies for foodies
    Hungry? If you are in Florida this fall you can bring an appetite to various food festivals, including one of the nation’s largest, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival in Orlando. The festival, celebrating its 19th year, and running Sept....
  • Sample wines of Provence at 2 events

    Sample wines of Provence at 2 events
    Take your palate to Provence at two events focused on the wines of this French region edged by the Mediterranean Sea. Serving as tour guides for both will be Viktorija Todorovska, cooking teacher, wine educator and cookbook author. She'll be joined by...
  • Wine review: 2013 Alta Maria Vineyards 'Carbonic' Pinot Noir

    Wine review: 2013 Alta Maria Vineyards 'Carbonic' Pinot Noir
    2013 Alta Maria Vineyards "Carbonic" Pinot Noir Alta Maria Vineyards makes mostly very serious and seriously delicious Pinot Noirs. This one, though, is lighthearted and fun. Made by fermenting whole clusters the way they do in Beaujolais, the...
  • Restaurant review: Boltwood, in Evanston ★★

    Restaurant review: Boltwood, in Evanston ★&#9733
    Brian Huston had no idea that his 2-month-old Evanston restaurant, Boltwood, would be so popular. Or so noisy. The popularity he loves. Huston had made a name for himself as the opening chef de cuisine at The Publican, where he worked for six years, but...
  • Hundreds of wines waiting to be sampled

    Hundreds of wines waiting to be sampled
    Wine (and beer) fans can revel Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-23, at the Naperville Wine Festival, which offers plenty of tasting and educational opportunities. "We will have close to 360 wines to sample," said Scott Janess, president of inPLAY Events,...
  • 30-band concert takes over stadium

    30-band concert takes over stadium
    From a seat on the infield or the bleachers, Hopstring Fest attendees can listen to 30 bands from Illinois plus headliner Cracker Saturday at Silver Cross Field, 1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive in downtown Joliet. Presented by Chicago St. Pub, Joliet...
  • Upping your burger game? Eight wines that will show it off

    Upping your burger game? Eight wines that will show it off
    Labor Day is coming up. Of course you've got your weekend burger planned. But what are you going to drink with it? Burgers come in all guises, from Tommy’s chili-drenched patties to haute grass-fed beef burgers adorned with farmhouse cheese on a...
  • Summer Wine Tasting at Fleming's Aug. 29

    Summer Wine Tasting at Fleming's Aug. 29
    Fleming's, 44 S. Main St., West Hartford, hosts a summer wine tasting Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. The event features pinot noirs from around the world, with a selection of light passed hors d'oeuvres. Among the featured wines: • A to Z Wineworks, Oregon,...
  • Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip

    Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip
    When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up. Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
  • Car collector's trophy home set for auction

    Car collector's trophy home set for auction
    As fans and collectors flock to Monterey for the annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, a vineyard-estate that previously housed an impressive collection of hot rods and muscle cars is headed for the auction block in Northern California. Found in...