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  • Veuve Clicquot truck, Rhone Rangers wine tasting, Terrazza's spirited Thursdays

     Veuve Clicquot truck, Rhone Rangers wine tasting, Terrazza's spirited Thursdays
    Veuve Clicquot is launching a cross-country tour of its Clicquot Mail truck with a couple stops in the Los Angeles area. The truck is named after the Clicquot Mail collection of products that includes a Champagne bottle carrier shaped like a letter and...
  • Philippine de Rothschild dies at 80; grande dame of Bordeaux wine

    Philippine de Rothschild, an energetic and self-certain grande dame of Bordeaux wine who halted an acting career to run vineyards owned by the family dynasty, has died, her company said. She was 80. She died Friday night in Paris "from the effects of...
  • How to keep your wine safe in an earthquake

    We’ve seen the photos of Napa wineries after Sunday morning's magnitude 6.0 quake. Wine bottles that flew off shelves lie in a heap in middle of floor. Broken bottles and crushed boxes. Some wineries lost rare older vintages or special blends that...
  • Neptune Wine Fest celebrates Virginia wines in September

    Neptune Wine Fest celebrates Virginia wines in September
    The upcoming Neptune Fall Wine Festival is celebrating the “Tastes and Triumphs of the Old Dominion’s Wineries.” The 18th annual festival will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Sept. 6-7 at the 31st Street Park on the...
  • Bottle shock: Napa Valley quake shatters prized wine collections

    NAPA Calif. (Reuters) - Prized collections and wooden casks crashed to cellar floors when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa Valley on Sunday, but damage to the famous wine region at the start of harvest time might be limited to a handful of...
  • Napa earthquake tosses wine barrels and bottles into piles

    Napa earthquake tosses wine barrels and bottles into piles
    In the heart of wine country, the rare bottles and quarter-ton oak barrels began tumbling shortly after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake rattled the region Sunday morning. David Duncan, president and chief executive of Silver Oak Wine, rushed to his winery...
  • Winemaker Steve Matthiasson one of many sorting through quake wreckage

    Winemaker Steve Matthiasson one of many sorting through quake wreckage
    The bumper sticker on Napa vintner and viticulturist Steve Matthiasson’s truck reads, “Mother nature always bats last.” That she did this morning at 3:20 a.m. when a 6.0 earthquake hit the famed valley. From his house on the...
  • Napa Valley wineries sustain damage from 6.0 earthquake

    Napa Valley wineries sustain damage from 6.0 earthquake
    Wineries in Napa Valley spent the morning assessing damage after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake centered just south of the city of Napa sent bottles flying at 3:20 a.m.  Some of the earliest photos posted on social media came from David Duncan, chief...
  • Fate of Main Line lawyer's fine wine is uncertain

    The lawyer who peddled fine wines from his Main Line home made out with probation and community service. His wine might not fare as well. Police want to destroy the 2,426 bottles they seized in January from Arthur Goldman's Malvern home, the typical...
  • Wines for sipping away the dog days of summer

    Wines for sipping away the dog days of summer
    Old man alert. I'd always thought that the phrase "dog days of summer" referred to the way dogs lazed around on the front porch most of the day come July and August. I got the time period right, just not the allusion. "Dog days," it turns out, is a term...
  • Early grape crush kicks off California's winemaking season

    Early grape crush kicks off California's winemaking season
    At the University of California's prized winemaking institute near Sacramento, a sleek metal wine crusher on Thursday morning let out a deep rumble and began to shake, jostling grapes made sweeter by the state's ongoing drought into sticky juice. Dry...