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  • 'Sip-and-spit' bill would allow underage winemakers to taste wines

    'Sip-and-spit' bill would allow underage winemakers to taste wines
    If you’re under 21 and studying winemaking, how are you going to taste the wine you are learning to make? Right now, underage students in Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s wine and viticulture program are shut out from classes that include wine-...
  • Few men want 'dream woman' drinking a beer, one survey says

    Few men want 'dream woman' drinking a beer, one survey says
    All booze being equal (12 ounces regular beer equals 1 ounce spirits equals 5 ounces wine), some booze is more equal than others when you're out on the town with a potential significant other. Or so implies a survey by Wist, a personalized dining app...
  • Hemingway's favorite burger is a moveable feast

    Hemingway's favorite burger is a moveable feast
    He was a soldier, a boxer, a hunter, a fisherman, a drinker, a father and the writer of words and stories that aimed to be, above all else, true and honest and pure. He also knew how to make one hell of a hamburger. Ernest Hemingway would have...
  • Wine review: 2012 Quivira Vineyards 'Wine Creek Ranch' Grenache

    Wine review: 2012 Quivira Vineyards 'Wine Creek Ranch' Grenache
    From an experienced hand at Grenache and grapes farmed biodynamically comes this bright, juicy Sonoma Grenache. The 2012 Quivera Grenache from Wine Creek Ranch is silky and smooth, tasting of black cherries and dried wild herbs. It's delicious and...
  • Wine? Coffee? Coffee Wine? A new drink for the undecided

    Wine? Coffee? Coffee Wine? A new drink for the undecided
    Just as there are certain times for drinking coffee--mornings, afternoons, after dinner, but probably not after midnight--for most of us there are certain times for drinking wine--a glass with lunch, the aperitif hour, with dinner and after dinner. It...
  • Picnic pick-ups near 6 parks

    Picnic pick-ups near 6 parks
    Some people call it a picnic; I call it the perfect excuse to drink wine and pig out on cheese and olives outside in the middle of the day. Either way, there's always the question of where to pick up pre-picnic provisions. So you don't end up stuck with...
  • Wildfire near California's wine country grows overnight

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A wildfire near Northern California's Napa Valley wine country grew overnight on Thursday, devouring 4,300 acres (1,740 hectares) and two houses, and prompting more evacuations, officials said. The fire, which started on Butts...
  • Course Source: Eagle Vines, Ranch Course at the Alisal

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Course Source: Eagle Vines, Ranch Course at the Alisal IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Eagle Vines Vineyards and Golf Club in American Canyon, Calif. THE LAYOUT: The course, designed by local hero Johnny Miller...
  • Gewurztraminer: A grape like no other

    Gewurztraminer: A grape like no other
    The white wine grape gewurztraminer is a world of its own. No other grape, when made into a wine, can boast that it has perfume and flavor as fierce as gewurztraminer's — of rose petals and orange blossoms, litchi fruit, citrus and bergamot peel,...
  • Wine of the Week: 2013 Storm Sauvignon Blanc

    At the Santa Barbara County Futures Tasting every year, the wines from Ernst Storm stand out for their balance and grace. His Sauvignon Blanc is a great example of the South African native's style of winemaking. It's classic, with a scent of fresh-cut...
  • Cook's Corner: Cookie balls can be dressed up for Fourth of July

    As you make Fourth of July plans, consider this fast recipe for cookie balls that are a fun, red-white-and-blue treat to pass out while you watch fireworks. You make them in minutes then keep chilled till needed. Use different color sprinkles for other...