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  • The transparency of white wines: Subtlety, nuance shine

    The transparency of white wines: Subtlety, nuance shine
    It took cheese to teach me how good white wine is. When you travel, you notice that more people drink white wine rather than red with their cheese, unlike Americans. There's nothing wrong with drinking red wine with cheese; it's just, to be blunt,...
  • Winemaker Steve Matthiasson one of many sorting through quake wreckage

    Winemaker Steve Matthiasson one of many sorting through quake wreckage
    The bumper sticker on Napa vintner and viticulturist Steve Matthiasson’s truck reads, “Mother nature always bats last.” That she did this morning at 3:20 a.m. when a 6.0 earthquake hit the famed valley. From his house on the...
  • Fate of Main Line lawyer's fine wine is uncertain

    The lawyer who peddled fine wines from his Main Line home made out with probation and community service. His wine might not fare as well. Police want to destroy the 2,426 bottles they seized in January from Arthur Goldman's Malvern home, the typical...
  • Veuve Clicquot truck, Rhone Rangers wine tasting, Terrazza's spirited Thursdays

     Veuve Clicquot truck, Rhone Rangers wine tasting, Terrazza's spirited Thursdays
    Veuve Clicquot is launching a cross-country tour of its Clicquot Mail truck with a couple stops in the Los Angeles area. The truck is named after the Clicquot Mail collection of products that includes a Champagne bottle carrier shaped like a letter and...
  • Early grape crush kicks off California's winemaking season

    Early grape crush kicks off California's winemaking season
    At the University of California's prized winemaking institute near Sacramento, a sleek metal wine crusher on Thursday morning let out a deep rumble and began to shake, jostling grapes made sweeter by the state's ongoing drought into sticky juice. Dry...
  • Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip

    Cruising California's Pacific Coast Highway on a classic summer road trip
    When four twentysomething women are silent in a car, you know something is up. Or down. Or in this case, both, in the form of hundred-foot rocky cliffs that dropped off sharply to our left, plummeting to meet the aquamarine Pacific Ocean, and the scrub-...
  • Florida fall food festivals serve up goodies for foodies

    Florida fall food festivals serve up goodies for foodies
    Hungry? If you are in Florida this fall you can bring an appetite to various food festivals, including one of the nation’s largest, the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival in Orlando. The festival, celebrating its 19th year, and running Sept....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Apicius: Ancient Roman epitomized life of excess

    Apicius: Ancient Roman epitomized life of excess
    Apicius was such an over-the-top foodie, even by the grand standards of the Roman Empire, that his name not only became synonymous with the culinary high life but, so scholars believe, also the popular title for a cookbook formally known as "De re...
  • Wine review: 2013 Alta Maria Vineyards 'Carbonic' Pinot Noir

    Wine review: 2013 Alta Maria Vineyards 'Carbonic' Pinot Noir
    2013 Alta Maria Vineyards "Carbonic" Pinot Noir Alta Maria Vineyards makes mostly very serious and seriously delicious Pinot Noirs. This one, though, is lighthearted and fun. Made by fermenting whole clusters the way they do in Beaujolais, the...