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  • In vino charity: Wine for Us event at OSC

    In vino charity: Wine for Us event at OSC
    Education about sustainable water issues is best done hands-on - which is to say, with a drink in hand. That's the philosophy behind Wine For Us, a fundraiser set for this Thursday (June 31) at the Orlando Science Center. The sixth annual bash is...
  • Wine review: 2012 August West 'Santa Lucia Highlands' Pinot Noir

    Wine review: 2012 August West 'Santa Lucia Highlands' Pinot Noir
    From a stellar vintage in the cool-climate Santa Lucia Highlands near Monterey comes this extremely compelling Pinot Noir from August West. With its vibrant fruit and lush texture, it's an elegant expression of the appellation at a very attractive price....
  • Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots

    Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots
    For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...
  • Cheese storage challenge

    Cheese storage challenge
    Q: I want to know the best way to store cheese...soft cheeses, hard cheeses, etc..Every time I open up the cheese after getting it at the store, I can't wrap it the way they do and it ends up in a Ziploc bag. And can you freeze most cheeses or does it...
  • New and coming-soon wine bars

    New and coming-soon wine bars
    How do you find your next favorite wine? (Hint: Looking for the label with the weirdest animal on it won't necessarily get you there.) Wine bars are a great starting point if you're just dipping your toes into the wine world, and Chicago doesn't lack...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Windy City Wine and Book Club

    Windy City Wine and Book Club
    Our club: Founded in 2008, the Windy City Wine and Book Club is a group of 18 fun-loving, passionate, career-oriented and diverse women.  How we got started: Our founding member, Anne Uible, decided to start the club shortly after graduating from the...
  • 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-...
  • Review: 'Shadows in the Vineyard' by Maximillian Potter

    Review: 'Shadows in the Vineyard' by Maximillian Potter
    A few years ago, I got into something of a Twitter war with an aspiring sommelier. He'd tweeted about having been to a dinner party hosted by a wine collector, mentioning the bottles of expensive wine that the collector had served. I replied that the...