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  • Whole Foods Market Argentinian wine dinner and tasting Jan. 18

     Whole Foods Market Argentinian wine dinner and tasting Jan. 18
    Jeff Mausbach, co-owner of TintoNegro Wines, will cohost a four-course wine dinner and tasting from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18 at Whole Foods Market, 8003 Turkey Lake Road in Orlando. TintoNegro was created by Alejandro Sejanovich and Mausbach, who were...
  • Texas finds that there's wine in them thar hills

     Texas finds that there's wine in them thar hills
    For a place where beer and barbecue reign supreme, Texas has a wine scene that is catching up fast, becoming No. 5 in U.S. wine production. Centered in this small town 77 miles west of Austin and 70 miles north of San Antonio, the Texas Hill Country...
  • Beer gifts for the wine-lovers on your holiday list

    Beer gifts for the wine-lovers on your holiday list
    There’s no doubt that a fine bottle of wine makes for a great gift, or a thoughtful item to bring to a holiday party or feast, but there’s another fermented beverage that doesn’t get the respect it deserves around the holidays. Beer,...
  • In the shadow of stellar vintages are great wines often overlooked

     In the shadow of stellar vintages are great wines often overlooked
    After our son Colin was born, in January 1983, I began a search for a red wine that I could buy from that year, then cellar for a while and begin drinking for special occasions in his life. Worldwide, the vintage of 1983 was spotty. Some nice Tuscans...
  • Fred Tasker's favorite wines of 2014

    One of a wine lover's greatest joys is to pick up a glass of wine, swirl it, sniff it, tip it for that first, tentative swallow and just say, "Wow." Top grape growers and winemakers go to almost absurd lengths to create that epiphany. They search the...
  • U.S. sparkling wines are worth a taste

    First, let's get this out of the way: Domestic sparkling wines are not champagne, even if it might indicate that on the label. Some labels might say that, but only wines from France's Champagne region are the real thing. (Korbel's use of the word was...
  • Leesburg wine and jazz bar will feature retro-vibe atmosphere

    Leesburg wine and jazz bar will feature retro-vibe atmosphere
    LEESBURG — Can a jazz and wine bar with a throw-back speakeasy vibe make it in downtown Leesburg? Benjamin Moseley is banking on it. The local merchant has completed renovations on the former Swan Creek Candle Co. building at 707 W. Main St. and...
  • 3 food and wine events: Foragers festival, Zinfandel event, Slow Wine tasting

    3 food and wine events: Foragers festival, Zinfandel event, Slow Wine tasting
    We're all busy writing up our New Year's resolutions, right? If yours include the intention to learn more about foraging or wine, we've got three events coming up in January that may further your education in those directions. Got a lock on a Big Sur...
  • Resolved: This is the year you learn more about wine -- here's how

     Resolved: This is the year you learn more about wine -- here's how
    New year, new beginnings. New to wine? I gather that weekly readers of this column are not new to wine. But a question that I receive with some frequency — "Hey, Bill, where do I start?" — does come from those who are. So, I ask you...
  • Crab pasta dish shines with humble wine companions

     Crab pasta dish shines with humble wine companions
    Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve dinners tend to be deluxe, even sumptuous affairs. This crab-and-pasta preparation fits the bill. It would seem fitting to pair such fare with wines equally rich and opulent. But nuanced, aged reds or buttery, oaky...
  • Thieves steal over $300,000 worth of wine from French Laundry restaurant

    A Christmas Day robbery at Yountville’s storied French Laundry restaurant netted a king’s collection of fabulous wines worth at least $300,000. The thieves, who jimmied a door at the wine room on the property, obviously knew exactly what...