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  • Slow Wine: A wine tasting and a book, now in English

    Slow Wine: A wine tasting and a book, now in English
    You’ve heard of Slow Food, right? It's the movement, founded by Carlo Petrini and a group of activists in the 1980s, that celebrates farm-to-table cuisine in Italy and all over the world. And since Piedmont, where Slow Food was born, is home to...
  • Wine review: 2011 Brancaia Ilatraia Rosso

    Wine review: 2011 Brancaia Ilatraia Rosso
    Let's celebrate every bit of cold weather we can muster this winter. Time to light the fire, roast a big hunk of meat and break out a big red. This one comes from Maremma, near the Tuscan Coast, and it's a Bordeaux-style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit...
  • What is tannin? And what's it doing in your wine?

     What is tannin? And what's it doing in your wine?
    Michael Twelftree, the proprietor and managing director of Two Hands Wines in Australia's Barossa Valley, describes the experience of tasting a red wine this way: "The fruit is the engine and railcars; the acidity is the rails; and the tannins are the...
  • Nero d'Avola is king in Sicily, but another red grape turning heads

     Nero d'Avola is king in Sicily, but another red grape turning heads
    If Sicily were a free-standing nation (which, on occasion, it seems to believe that it is), it would rank seventh in worldwide wine production, at around 160 million gallons a year. Though it is only one of 20 Italian winemaking regions, it produces 15...
  • Lehigh Valley Wine Trail ready for Valentine's Day pairings

    Lehigh Valley Wine Trail ready for Valentine's Day pairings
    Get ready to wine and dine your Valentine. The members of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail are planning special tastings and other events to mark Valentine's Day weekend. Here's what each of the nine member wineries is planning: •Amore Winery, 6811...
  • Exploring Portugal's world of wine beyond port

     Exploring Portugal's world of wine beyond port
    It is a good thing, when people think of Portugal's wine, that they think of port, one of the world's truly great beverages. But it is not a good thing that that is all people think of when they think of Portuguese wine. There is a second Portugal...
  • 8 wines for a hearty, warm hygge

    "Hygge" (pronounced HEW-gah) is a Danish word that translates roughly as "well-being." It describes the purposeful creation of a cozy indoor atmosphere, with candlelight, glowing hearths, close friends, good wine and food that help them through their...
  • Deal: How to get 25% off wine, chocolate tastings at Temecula casino

    Deal: How to get 25% off wine, chocolate tastings at Temecula casino
    Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, Calif., next month will hold two tasting events: one featuring chocolate, the other wines. Any adult who has or applies for a casino club card will receive 25% off ticket prices. The deal: If you have a Pechanga...
  • Red wines to match the fortifying foods of winter

     Red wines to match the fortifying foods of winter
    Wine is a food and, as such, our moods for it change with the seasons just as they do for the solid stuff we eat. A lot more rose and dry white is sold in summertime; this is the time of year for teeth-staining reds and fortified wines that can be too...
  • Traveler apps for easy transit, better photos or finer wine

     Traveler apps for easy transit, better photos or finer wine
    Moovit (free for iOS, Android and Windows phone) What it is: A multilingual transit app that helps travelers find the fastest, least crowded public transit route in 500 cities in 45 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada,...
  • 4 great winter wine events and festivals

    4 great winter wine events and festivals
    The wine event calendar doesn't shut down for the winter. Here are a few coming up in late January and February: Saturday¬†is the fourth Winter Wine Classic at the Grand Ballroom of the Fess Parker Resort in Santa Barbara. It’s an evening tasting...