| May 28, 2015
| 11:27 AM
The fourth annual Uncork Illinois Wine Festival, set for May 30, is shaping up as one of Oak Park's "signature events," said fest coordinator Shannon Williams, marketing director for Downtown Oak Park.
The festival, which allows winemakers from around...
| May 27, 2015
Rosť 's tortured and agonizing path to popularity made us often wonder if it would ever be accepted. But recent sales thankfully have shown steady growth as consumers are enjoying one of summer's best quaffs more than ever.
It wasn't as if rosť was...
| May 22, 2015
| 10:35 AM
A well-made burger can be just as satisfying as a complicated dish fussed over for hours. And while a Coke or a Pepsi tasted terrific with your burger and fries when you were a kid, you might want to consider upgrading to red wine — and by that, I...
| May 20, 2015
Before you head out to the store to find a good wine for your Memorial Day feast, decide first how you will prepare your grilled food. A sauce makes a huge difference to the pairing.
Memorial Day signals the start of grilling season. For many of us,...
| May 17, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Wine tasting, a hops panel and more things to do in Chicago on Tuesday, May 19.†
Gino's Brewing Company and Local Option Beer Dinner
Gino's Brewing Company
500 N. LaSalle St. 312-988-4200
Learn about the brewing process and history of various...
| May 14, 2015
| 5:59 AM
Second of four parts on the rules for pairing food and wine.
Perhaps the ultimate match of food with beverage is wine and cheese. They're nearly twins.
Both date to ancient times. Both are fermented. Both are governed, all over the world, by...
| May 13, 2015
German wines have not been much in favor in the United States during the past 30 years. In the early part of the 20th century, German wines were found on the tables of royalty in many of the European capitals, and commanded prices that exceeded the finest...
| May 11, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Suzanne Tracht, chef/owner of Jar in Los Angeles, always had wine at the dinner table growing up. When she was starting out as a cook, her apprenticeship at the Arizona Biltmore included an eight-week course in wine. Now, at Jar, she says, “many...
| May 8, 2015
| 8:57 AM
About 1,700 wine aficionados gathered in Union Station to get a taste of Rioja — billed as the Bordeaux of Spain — at the Chicago's first Rioja Wine and Tapas Festival.
The fair, which continued this week around the city with promotion of...
| May 7, 2015
| 6:00 AM
WHAT: Drink up! The Science of Wine event returns to Orlando Science Center. The fundraiser includes the chance to sample from more than 100 wines from around the world and presentations about wine growing and wine tasting. It will also feature food items...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 8:16 AM
After seeing an impressive turnout at last year's annual Sykesville Fine Art & Wine Festival, event organizers said they are committed to making this year's festival even bigger as it moves to the town's Main Street from the Baldwin's Station parking...