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  • Fascinated with wine pairings? One of these wine dinners could be for you

    Fascinated with wine pairings? One of these wine dinners could be for you
    For those who are fascinated by the interplay of wine and food and how certain dishes or flavors can play to a wine’s strengths, here are a few interesting wine dinners coming up soon: Saint Martha, Koreatown The jaunty new K-town wine bar is...
  • Area offers wine-tasting choices

    Area offers wine-tasting choices
    When it comes to wine, Tuesdays are for tastings. Three area wine shops offer terrific Tuesday night tipples for a small fee. The fourth shop is strictly a Friday/Saturday thing but it's too good to omit. Tap beer is everywhere at the moment but wine on...
  • Everyday wines of Alsace

    Everyday wines of Alsace
    One way to look at Alsace wines is through a glass filled with one of the region's eau de vie, the clearer-than-water distillate of any of a number of fruits such as raspberry (framboise) or cherry (kirsch). You'd be hard pressed to find another...
  • Acidity the key aspect to matching wine and food

    Acidity the key aspect to matching wine and food
    The word "acidity" has a negative connotation in English. We think of it as something harsh, scouring, even hurtful. People often use another negative word when describing wines that they feel are too high in acidity: "sour." But, in balance with other...
  • Simsbury's Rosedale Farms Finds New Ways To Prosper

    Simsbury's Rosedale Farms Finds New Ways To Prosper
    SIMSBURY — For Marshall and Lynn Epstein, owners of the 110-acre Rosedale Farms and Vineyards, farming has grown beyond raising vegetables. "I think the key to farming today is evolving to meet people's needs," said Marshall Epstein, a third-...
  • Nelson Carey, Grand Cru wine bar owner, dies at 50

    Nelson Carey, Grand Cru wine bar owner, dies at 50
    All day Tuesday, they came to the Grand Cru wine bar with swollen red eyes, hugging one another and trying to make sense of the loss of a good friend and boss. They lifted a glass and reminisced about Nelson Carey, the genial and worldly publican of...
  • Fast food at Easton Farmers Market

    ZUCCHINI 500 1 For a different take on fast food, visit the Easton Farmers Market on Saturday for the annual Zucchini 500. The annual event, now in its eighth year, pits racers against each other after they have carved their cars out of zucchini and...
  • Barolo lovers, this tasting is for you: Luca Currado of Vietti at Wine House

    Barolo lovers, this tasting is for you: Luca Currado of Vietti at Wine House
    When learning about wine and especially about an unfamiliar or even a beloved region, a winemaker can give much-needed perspective. This Friday at 8:15 p.m., lovers of Nebbiolo and Piedmontese wines from northern Italy will get to hear what Barolo...
  • Dining scene: From chicken and waffles to unexpected cocktails

    Dining scene: From chicken and waffles to unexpected cocktails
    Gluttonous Goat 99 SE Mizner Blvd., Unit #2, Boca Raton, 561-923-9457, GluttonousGoat.com After short stints as a Spanish tapas café and the French L'etoile, this spot on the edge of Royal Palm Place is now a gastropub with a Caribbean and Creole...
  • Ian Cauble, star of the film 'SOMM,' launches SOMMSelect

    Ian Cauble, star of the film 'SOMM,' launches SOMMSelect
    You might remember Ian Cauble from the film "SOMM." He was the blond one who studied hard and passed the master sommelier exam, then went on to work for Krug Champagne. Now he’s just launched SOMMSelect, an online wine buying site that features...
  • Dining near Bears training camp

    Dining near Bears training camp
    The Chicago Bears' preseason camp opens Friday in Bourbonnais (on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University) and continues, with one or two interruptions, through Aug. 12. Practice sessions are free and open to the public, and approximately 100,000 fans...