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Country Star Wynonna, Husband Cactus Moser Label Her New Album 'Vintage Modern'

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 07.02.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Whether as half of iconic country music duo The Judds -- she and mother Naomi hit No. 1 an impressive 14 times -- or for her chart-topping solo success, Wynonna is an entertainment industry legend. Still, even a consummate professional with more than three decades in the business can get distracted.

Tri Valley: Northern California's Hidden Wine Country

Scott Bridges | Posted 11.11.2013 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

The lush vineyard-laden valleys of Napa and Sonoma counties have been well-documented, but not far away is a less-frequented wine-producing region located in a trio of valleys stretching from Alameda County north into Contra Costa.

Revenge of the Marshmallow

Anneli Rufus | Posted 10.09.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

Marshmallows are back. They're mad that we invented Peeps. They want revenge. They are bouncing and shimmering in fancy restaurant desserts, bobbing softly in cocktails. They might even turn up in tonight's beer.

Detox Then Retox in Wine Country

Mary Orlin | Posted 08.06.2013 | Taste
Mary Orlin

The first time I heard of a winery offering a yoga class was in 2008, at Periscope Cellars in Emeryville, CA. This was actually a yoga class where you sipped wine as you held various poses. Now, it seems that no matter where you are, you're not far from a yoga class at a winery.

At What Point Is It OK To Admit That You Hate To Cook?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 09.30.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

Hating to cook is not politically correct.

12 Livermore Valley Wines You Need to Drink Now

Mary Orlin | Posted 07.18.2012 | Food
Mary Orlin

In Northern California wine country, Napa Valley and Sonoma County get all the attention.  Another wine region I love is Livermore Valley, an easy drive from San Jose and Silicon Valley, and 35 miles east of San Francisco.