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  • Fine wine is really not so fine

     Fine wine is really not so fine
    Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign is arguing this week that his Republican challenger Bruce Rauner's membership in an exclusive California wine club is evidence that Rauner is "out of touch" with "hardworking Illinois families." I disagree. I think it's...
  • Letter: Tasting festival is returning Sept. 28

    The 12th annual La Cañada Flintridge Wine and Gourmet Food tasting is almost here. On Sunday, Sept. 28 at the La Cañada Flintridge Memorial Park beginning at 3 p.m. the tastings begin. Le Petit Vendome will once again have wineries and breweries pouring...
  • Mix and match small plates with Aida Bistro & Wine Bar's new menu

    Columbia’s Aida Bistro & Wine Bar has been a Howard County favorite since it opened in 2002. Loyal customers have followed the restaurant through several changes, including relocation and the introduction of an innovative — and cool —...
  • Tin Lizzie's wine-making operation in Clarksville growing sweeter with age

    Tin Lizzie's wine-making operation in Clarksville growing sweeter with age
    There aren't too many Howard County businesses directly affected by the weather in California, but Tin Lizzie Wineworks is one of them. Record-setting heat and a drought this year are pushing grapes into an early harvest, including in the towns of...
  • Earthquake leaves Napa wine industry quietly tallying the damage

    Earthquake leaves Napa wine industry quietly tallying the damage
    Oak barrels cracked open and a river of red gushed out. Before long, hundreds of thousands of dollars of wine had coated the concrete floor of Napa Barrel Care, a warehouse near downtown where 40 wineries share storage space. About an hour later and a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Upping your burger game? Eight wines that will show it off

    Upping your burger game? Eight wines that will show it off
    Labor Day is coming up. Of course you've got your weekend burger planned. But what are you going to drink with it? Burgers come in all guises, from Tommy’s chili-drenched patties to haute grass-fed beef burgers adorned with farmhouse cheese on a...
  • 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...
  • 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...