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  • Pinot chic

    Pinot chic
    Pinot noir is not the most popular red wine in the United States — even merlot outsells it almost 2-to-1, according to The Nielsen Co. But pinot noir is arguably the most chic grape in the vineyard, which may explain why the variety has proved so troublesome.
  • Hey, syrah!

    Hey, syrah!
    "Shame about syrah, really," I was thinking the other day while washing down a cheeseburger with a glass of 2003 Ojai Thompson Vineyard Syrah from California's Santa Barbara County. The wine was big, meaty even. Yet, it was balanced, in proportion,...

    Benjamin Jealous: Mr. Rights

    Benjamin Jealous hears it so often that I'm sure he just lets it slide off by now: "You weren't even born when ... " Fill in the blank with your favorite milestone of recent racial history in this country -- when Rosa Parks sat down on the bus, when the...

    Fish and Game Q&A: Are there restrictions for using live and/or dead birds in training my dog to retrieve?

    In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: I am currently training my dog to...

    Government violated 4th Amendment rights of SK Foods' Scott Salyer, his lawyers say

    The food fight continues in the criminal case of Frederick Scott Salyer. Defense attorneys for Salyer are arguing in court filings that federal prosecutors are trying to keep key evidence away from the former head of tomato processor SK Foods...