| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a good way.
Our law allows as much as 75 percent of the grapes used in a “Connecticut” wine to come from...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:31 PM
A short ferry ride from New London to Orient Point leads visitors to lush farmland with views of the ocean. The Long Island Wine Trail has been growing since the 1970s and sports more than fifty wineries and 3000 acres of vines.
The vineyards are...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif., next month will hold two tasting events: one featuring chocolate, the other wines. Any adult who has or applies for a casino club card will receive 25% off ticket prices.
The deal: If you have a Pechanga...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:56 AM
Wine is a food and, as such, our moods for it change with the seasons just as they do for the solid stuff we eat. A lot more rose and dry white is sold in summertime; this is the time of year for teeth-staining reds and fortified wines that can be too...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:12 PM
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| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:21 AM
It is a good thing, when people think of Portugal's wine, that they think of port, one of the world's truly great beverages. But it is not a good thing that that is all people think of when they think of Portuguese wine.
There is a second Portugal...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:40 AM
More than $300,000 in world-class wine stolen from a famed Napa Valley restaurant has been recovered from a private cellar on the other side of the country.
But the mystery of who broke into the unmarked wine room at the world-renowned French Laundry...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:05 PM
I think Bacchus Bar & Bistro is the kind of place we would all like to have in our neighborhood: casual and friendly with good food and live music at a reasonable decibel. It is located in the Quail Hill Village Center and has indoor and outdoor dining....
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:53 AM
1 Get your tickets now for Wine Wednesdays at SteelStacks, a new monthly series sponsored by South Italy Imports and ArtsQuest.
The series, at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, will include sampling sessions featuring wines from...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:24 AM
The wine event calendar doesn't shut down for the winter. Here are a few coming up in late January and February:
Saturday is the fourth Winter Wine Classic at the Grand Ballroom of the Fess Parker Resort in Santa Barbara. It’s an evening tasting...