| Nov 17, 2009
At Vintners Own in Northwest Harris County, a team of 'wine pros' will help you custom make your own barrel of vino.
The owner Silvano Payne is a winemaker, he has been in the wine industry for 13 years.
Payne is a vineyard owner in Sonoma, California....
| Jul 2, 2009
Wine of the week
Selection: Made from grapes grown on gnarly vines, some of which date back to the early 20th century, St. Francis Old Vine Zinfandel is among my favorites. The flavor of this delicious red is intense, but every sip is mellow and smooth....
| Jul 22, 2009
A man who died last week in a shootout with a sheriff's deputy in New Mexico was being investigated in the 2004 killings of a couple on a Northern California beach.
Sonoma County sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Tim Duke says 62-year-old Joseph Henry Burgess was...
| Jul 21, 2009
| 10:21 PM
As several hundred students shouted "Vote no!" outside the chamber door, California State University trustees Tuesday approved a student fee hike of 20% and agreed to furlough most faculty and staff, including college presidents, for two days each month....
| Jul 22, 2009
It's been nearly five years since a young couple was found shot while they camped on a California beach: Jason Allen, 26, a camp counselor from Ottawa County, and his fiance, Lindsay Cutshall, 23.
Police say a 'person of interest' in their murders has...
| Jul 31, 2009
A man that was shot and killed in a shootout with police in New Mexico most likely isn't tied to a double murder in California back in 2004, that's according to the DNA evidence...
62 year old Joseph Henry Burgess exchanged gunfire with sheriff...
| Aug 8, 2009
Two state parolees are back in custody after they were found hiding in a Marin County vineyard after a high-speed chase.
The California Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Robert Dale Baker of Santa Rosa and 28-year-old Danny Sannicolas of Vacaville are...
| Aug 20, 2009
Kevin Buckler has two passions: race car driving and winemaking.
As a driver, he's won the Porsche Cup, Le Mans and the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. And unless I miss my guess, his Adobe Road Winery is destined for recognition, and his wines will receive...
| Jan 13, 2010
| 6:42 PM
Oregonians famously don't want you to move there, but they don't mind a visit — unless you're Californian. Then don't bother, please, and thank you. Regional dislikes are nothing new: Connecticut people loathe New Yorkers (especially those behind...
| Jan 27, 2010
| 3:08 PM
It's January. It's dark and cold and icy and icky. Holiday bills are coming due. The kids have the flu.
Comfort yourself, a little, with a good bottle of cheap wine.Truly, there's nothing more delicious than a bargain.
Consumers feeling the pinch are...
| Jan 31, 2010
WHERE TO STAY
Hotel Healdsburg, 25 Matheson St., Healdsburg, Calif.; (800) 889-7188, www.hotelhealdsburg.com. A sleek, modern hotel on the town square. The perfect antidote to all those frilly wine country B&Bs. Rates begin at $275.
WHERE TO EAT...