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Fifteen Fantastic Things to Do on The North Fork of Long Island NY

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

The North Fork, the quiet finger of the victory sign that extends out to the Easternmost region of Long Island NY- 120 miles from Manhattan and many d...

A Wine Made Just For Pope Francis: 'Big. Bold. Rich. Approachable.'

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 01.20.2015 | Religion

NAPA, Calif. (RNS) It was a good thing for Trinitas Cellars that Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio took the name Pope Francis, and not, say Pope Malbeciu...

Livermore Stories: Darcie Kent Vineyards

Mary Orlin | Posted 08.09.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

This is the first in a series called "Livermore Stories," which takes a look at the most exciting wineries in this wine growing region east of San Fra...

Santa Barbara's Happy Place For Bordeaux Varieties

Richard Jennings | Posted 06.01.2014 | Taste
Richard Jennings

I predict you will be hearing a lot more about Happy Canyon wines in the coming years.

Presenting Argentine Cabernet Franc

Daniel Altman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste
Daniel Altman

Cabernet franc is a grape that's often found in supporting roles but is seldom the star.

Argentina Wine Country: Beyond Malbec! (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

In the old cavernous wine cellar, we whet our appetites sampling wines from a handful of local producers, which we later sipped with a multi-course midday meal.

Il Caberlot: A Love Story

Richard Jennings | Posted 04.15.2013 | Taste
Richard Jennings

In the week we celebrate Valentine's Day it seems only fitting for a wine blog to acknowledge that the key ingredient in many of the world's most extraordinary wines is love.

Wine Country's Hottest New Export May Surprise You

McClatchy and Tribune Newspapers | By Fred Tasker | Posted 01.26.2013 | San Francisco

It's the plot of a hundred Broadway movies _ a gal or guy wants to break out of the chorus line and become a star. But does she or he have what it tak...

Cabernet Sauvignon: A Question of Style

Richard Jennings | Posted 03.05.2012 | San Francisco
Richard Jennings

Cabernet Sauvignon is a major "gateway drug" into the joys of drinking wine. So what are the different styles of Cabernet Sauvignon? Much depends on the climate in which it is grown.