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  • Answers to frequently asked wine questions

    Answers to frequently asked wine questions
    My favorite part of any wine talk that I might give is when I'm done — not because the talk is over but because, before it's over, I get to answer people's questions. I loves me my Q&A. Here are some recent questions about wine that I've been asked,...
  • Chicago Gourmet: One tasty weekend

    Chicago Gourmet: One tasty weekend
    Dean Schmiedt, a 64-year-old pharmaceutical consultant from Fort Ripley, Minn., was all set to fly to Chicago Friday with his psychologist wife, Karleen, for their third straight Chicago Gourmet when they arrived at Minneapolis-St. Paul International...
  • On The Trail of Chambourcin

    On The Trail of Chambourcin
    “Wine,” Robert Louis Stevenson once said, “is like bottled poetry.” If that’s true, then the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail is like a chapbook: a collection of vinaceous poetry that artfully describes the rolling hills and shale-...
  • Wine in kegs is an idea barreling into more restaurants

    Wine in kegs is an idea barreling into more restaurants
    Part of the ritual of wine drinking is opening the bottle, teasing the cork from the bottle and pouring that wine into a crystal glass. That's no longer the default, though. First, they came out with fake corks, then screw cap bottles — and, sacre...
  • Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall

    Food and wine festivals and fundraisers coming this fall
    Food and wine events are a welcome addition to the fall season. The cool weather offers the perfect occasion to gather up friends and head outdoors. The lineup ranges from large outdoor festivals to more intimate fundraisers that often feature our...
  • Restaurants with wine in kegs

    Restaurants with wine in kegs
    Some places where you can try wines on tap: Bäco Mercat This popular downtown L.A. restaurant has just one wine on tap, but it's a terrific one: Alta Maria 2013 "Carbonic" Pinot Noir made in the style of Beaujolais, $13 a glass. Bäco Mercat, 408 S....
  • Festival pops its first cork

    "Try one," said Bruno Massuger as he presented a lobster crostini appetizer to a guest at a preview in August for the upcoming Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival. The canape, spooned with lobster, chopped mango and onions, was a temptation too strong to...
  • Chicago Gourmet Day 1: Perfection

    Chicago Gourmet Day 1: Perfection
    Though the capacity crowd meant long lines at some food pavilions and "sorry, we're full" apologies at a couple of seminars, the first day of Chicago Gourmet (which runs through Sunday) went off without a hitch. Perfect sunny weather, an efficient...
  • Sine Qua Non's Manfred Krankl seriously injured in motorcycle accident

    Sine Qua Non's Manfred Krankl seriously injured in motorcycle accident
    Cult winemaker Manfred Krankl, whose Central Coast label Sine Qua Non is one of the most sought-after in the United States, was in a serious motorcycle wreck two weeks ago but is expected to make a full recovery, according to his wife and business...
  • Veneto reds boast a storied past

    Veneto reds boast a storied past
    Veneto, in northeast Italy, is one of 20 regions that make up the country. It is its most prolific winemaker, and boasts the greatest percentage of top-classed wine. But a key technique for much of that cutting-edge winemaking is far up the blade....
  • Wine review: 2011 M.A.N. Family Wines 'Free Run Steen' Chenin Blanc

    Wines from South Africa can be incredible values. Take this crisp, clean, verdant Chenin Blanc from M.A.N. Family Wines in the Coastal region. It's made from free-run juice of Chenin Blanc, aged on its lees for several months. With a lovely floral perfume...