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  • Virginia's wineries are a day-trip away and open for tasting

    Virginia is wine-crazy these days. According to the Virginia Wine Board, the state has gone from six wineries in 1980 to more than 250 today. In addition to the economic impact of this growing industry, the state has recognized the tourism potential...
  • Small businesses at high risk for data breach

    To the money managers at Silversage Advisors in Irvine, it seemed like a no-brainer to store backup computer drives far from the main office to ensure seamless operations in case of a calamity. Then professional burglars hit the home where the drives...
  • New vermouths are crafted to go solo, mix well and stir memories

    New vermouths are crafted to go solo, mix well and stir memories
    Sour and gooey. Sweet and syrupy. Yech! Just a few of the comments heard when I mentioned vermouth. The old-school aperitif and mixer of brandy-fortified wine steeped in myriad botanicals elicits strong — and often wrong-headed — opinions....
  • Gewurztraminer: A grape like no other

    Gewurztraminer: A grape like no other
    The white wine grape gewurztraminer is a world of its own. No other grape, when made into a wine, can boast that it has perfume and flavor as fierce as gewurztraminer's — of rose petals and orange blossoms, litchi fruit, citrus and bergamot peel,...
  • Italian wines demand food at table

     Italian wines demand food at table
    When you taste Italian wines by themselves, away from food, you may be disappointed. If any theme is shared by such a diverse group of grapes and regions, it is leanness or austerity of style, like a beam of flavor focused, in this case, by acidity....
  • Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend

    Freebie Friday: Freebies for your July 4th weekend
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.   Freebie Spotlight--Holiday celebrations Brevard   City of Cocoa 4th of July Celebration: Brevard Symphony Orchestra  will play patriotic selections at a fireworks display over the  Indian...
  • Dining Specials For Independence Day Weekend

    Dining Specials For Independence Day Weekend
    Looking for a good meal between fireworks, beach trips and parties? These Connecticut restaurants are offering specials over the Independence Day weekend. The Mill on the River in South Windsor presents a $25.95 three-course dinner Friday and Saturday,...
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Local restaurants share sangria recipes for Fourth of July parties

    Test Kitchen bonus: Local restaurants share sangria recipes for Fourth of July parties
    Sangria is a liquid study in the eloquence and passion of Spanish cuisine. It makes perfect sense that a style of cookery that is marked by full-flavored foods and fresh ingredients would give birth to such a refreshing warm-weather party beverage....
  • Talking Shop: Baguettes and bliss at La Cuisine

    Talking Shop: Baguettes and bliss at La Cuisine
    Laurent Brazier has found his bliss — surrounded by wine bottles, baguettes and an upgraded kitchen at his new cooking school, La Cuisine Culinary Arts in South Coast Plaza. "Here we are," the executive chef announced during a break last...
  • Galen Glen's Troxell named Best Woman Winemaker

    A Schuylkill County winemaker has been awarded the title of Best Woman Winemaker in an international wine competition. In a contest normally dominated by West Coast wineries, Sarah Troxell, winemaker of Galen Glen Winery in Andreas, is only the second...
  • Galen Glen's Troxell named Best Woman Winemaker

    A Schuylkill County winemaker has been awarded the title of Best Woman Winemaker in an international wine competition. In a contest normally dominated by West Coast wineries, Sarah Troxell, winemaker of Galen Glen Winery in Andreas, is only the second...