| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:12 PM
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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,...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:05 PM
I think Bacchus Bar & Bistro is the kind of place we would all like to have in our neighborhood: casual and friendly with good food and live music at a reasonable decibel. It is located in the Quail Hill Village Center and has indoor and outdoor dining....
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:53 AM
1 Get your tickets now for Wine Wednesdays at SteelStacks, a new monthly series sponsored by South Italy Imports and ArtsQuest.
The series, at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, will include sampling sessions featuring wines from...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:02 AM
A Christmas Day robbery at Yountville’s storied French Laundry restaurant netted a king’s collection of fabulous wines worth at least $300,000.
The thieves, who jimmied a door at the wine room on the property, obviously knew exactly what...
| Dec 29, 2014
New year, new beginnings. New to wine?
I gather that weekly readers of this column are not new to wine. But a question that I receive with some frequency — "Hey, Bill, where do I start?" — does come from those who are.
So, I ask you...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve dinners tend to be deluxe, even sumptuous affairs. This crab-and-pasta preparation fits the bill. It would seem fitting to pair such fare with wines equally rich and opulent. But nuanced, aged reds or buttery, oaky...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:21 AM
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...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:24 AM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The Sun Winefest at Mohegan Sun marks its 12th year Jan. 23 to 25, featuring celebrity chefs, tastings of fine bourbon, wines and beer and cuisine from local restaurants.
Festivities kick off Friday at 6 p.m. with a bourbon tasting, presented by Jim...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Ever been to a wine rave? Probably not. But Maxwell Leer and Adam Vourvoulis are hoping you’ll want to come to the one they’re giving at the downtown bar Honeycut on Thursday night. It starts at 11 p.m. And goes until closing. Expect DJs, glow...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:49 PM
Jeff Mausbach, co-owner of TintoNegro Wines, will cohost a four-course wine dinner and tasting from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18 at Whole Foods Market, 8003 Turkey Lake Road in Orlando. TintoNegro was created by Alejandro Sejanovich and Mausbach, who were...