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  • With west coast water shortage, now's the time to stock up on European wines

    When it comes to imports, we American wine lovers are getting picky. We're passing on foreign wines priced $20 and below but buying more imported wines priced higher. Experts say it shows affluent wine buyers have fully recovered from the 2008 economic...
  • Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    Wine tasting, a hops panel and more things to do in Chicago on Tuesday, May 19.  EAT Gino's Brewing Company and Local Option Beer Dinner Gino's Brewing Company 500 N. LaSalle St. 312-988-4200 Learn about the brewing process and history of various...
  • Wine, etc.: St. Urbans-Hof among a plethora of high quality German wines

    Wine, etc.: St. Urbans-Hof among a plethora of high quality German wines
    German wines have not been much in favor in the United States during the past 30 years. In the early part of the 20th century, German wines were found on the tables of royalty in many of the European capitals, and commanded prices that exceeded the finest...
  • Jar's Suzanne Tracht drinks mostly reds -- and pink bubbly

    Jar's Suzanne Tracht drinks mostly reds -- and pink bubbly
    Suzanne Tracht, chef/owner of Jar in Los Angeles, always had wine at the dinner table growing up. When she was starting out as a cook, her apprenticeship at the Arizona Biltmore included an eight-week course in wine. Now, at Jar, she says, “many...
  • WSU scientists prefer screw tops over corks for fine wine

    They don't stand on snobbishness when it comes to making wine at Washington State University. For the past six years, every wine made by a WSU enology student or researcher has come with a screw cap. "It's the best technology for closing wine in a glass...
  • Union Station hosts Chicago's first Rioja Wine and Tapas Festival

     Union Station hosts Chicago's first Rioja Wine and Tapas Festival
    About 1,700 wine aficionados gathered in Union Station to get a taste of Rioja — billed as the Bordeaux of Spain — at the Chicago's first Rioja Wine and Tapas Festival. The fair, which continued this week around the city with promotion of...
  • Don't miss: The Science of Wine at Orlando Science Center

    Don't miss: The Science of Wine at Orlando Science Center
    WHAT: Drink up! The Science of Wine event returns to Orlando Science Center. The fundraiser includes the chance to sample from more than 100 wines from around the world and presentations about wine growing and wine tasting. It will also feature food items...
  • The ultimate marriage: Cheese and wine. Here's how to get it right

     The ultimate marriage: Cheese and wine. Here's how to get it right
    Second of four parts on the rules for pairing food and wine. Perhaps the ultimate match of food with beverage is wine and cheese. They're nearly twins. Both date to ancient times. Both are fermented. Both are governed, all over the world, by...
  • Art and wine take center stage at annual town festival

    After seeing an impressive turnout at last year's annual Sykesville Fine Art & Wine Festival, event organizers said they are committed to making this year's festival even bigger as it moves to the town's Main Street from the Baldwin's Station parking...
  • Wine, etc.: Spring a good time to savor simple Italian wines

    Wine, etc.: Spring a good time to savor simple Italian wines
    Springtime is a good occasion to renew our interest in Italian wines. Forget about those big barolos. Think instead of those simple wines: soave, pinot grigio, rosso di montalcino, barbera. Here are some suggestions to get you started: •...
  • Bar & Garden sells natural wines, pure spirits -- and air plants

    Bar & Garden sells natural wines, pure spirits -- and air plants
    A few blocks east of the Helms Complex in the heart of Culver City’s gallery district is an unusual wine and spirits store called Bar & Garden. Partners Marissa Mandel and Lauren Johnson took over an old liquor store, kept the sign out front, and...