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  • Neptune Wine Fest celebrates Virginia wines in September

    Neptune Wine Fest celebrates Virginia wines in September
    The upcoming Neptune Fall Wine Festival is celebrating the “Tastes and Triumphs of the Old Dominion’s Wineries.” The 18th annual festival will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Sept. 6-7 at the 31st Street Park on the...
  • How to keep your wine safe in an earthquake

    We’ve seen the photos of Napa wineries after Sunday morning's magnitude 6.0 quake. Wine bottles that flew off shelves lie in a heap in middle of floor. Broken bottles and crushed boxes. Some wineries lost rare older vintages or special blends that...
  • Philippine de Rothschild dies at 80; grande dame of Bordeaux wine

    Philippine de Rothschild, an energetic and self-certain grande dame of Bordeaux wine who halted an acting career to run vineyards owned by the family dynasty, has died, her company said. She was 80. She died Friday night in Paris "from the effects of...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 30-band concert takes over stadium

    30-band concert takes over stadium
    From a seat on the infield or the bleachers, Hopstring Fest attendees can listen to 30 bands from Illinois plus headliner Cracker Saturday at Silver Cross Field, 1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive in downtown Joliet. Presented by Chicago St. Pub, Joliet...
  • 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...
  • Hundreds of wines waiting to be sampled

    Hundreds of wines waiting to be sampled
    Wine (and beer) fans can revel Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-23, at the Naperville Wine Festival, which offers plenty of tasting and educational opportunities. "We will have close to 360 wines to sample," said Scott Janess, president of inPLAY Events,...
  • Restaurant review: Boltwood, in Evanston ★★

    Restaurant review: Boltwood, in Evanston ★&#9733
    Brian Huston had no idea that his 2-month-old Evanston restaurant, Boltwood, would be so popular. Or so noisy. The popularity he loves. Huston had made a name for himself as the opening chef de cuisine at The Publican, where he worked for six years, but...
  • Sample wines of Provence at 2 events

    Sample wines of Provence at 2 events
    Take your palate to Provence at two events focused on the wines of this French region edged by the Mediterranean Sea. Serving as tour guides for both will be Viktorija Todorovska, cooking teacher, wine educator and cookbook author. She'll be joined by...
  • 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...