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Wine: Vinography's Alder Yarrow pens first book

Alder Yarrow is widely regarded as the original and most influential wine blogger on the Internet.


Related Topix: Wine, Blog News, Journalism

Mon Sep 01, 2014


2 Tasty Creations Win State Fair of Texas Honors

A Cajun creation and funnel cake flavored beer have won the culinary competition ahead of this year's State Fair of Texas.


Related Topix: Cocktails

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

California drought: Livermore winemakers see lighter crop yields, smaller fruit

LIVERMORE >> With an early harvest just around the corner, Wente Vineyards' Kevin Zollinger is optimistic one of the state's worst droughts in recorded history won't leave the winemaker's precious grapes high and dry.


Related Topix: Wine, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Livermore, CA, San Joaquin, CA

News Herald

Upscale Denny's offers $300 combo meal

A new, upscale Denny's opened last week in New York City where guests can order the "Grand Cru Slam" combo meal for $300.


Related Topix: Wine


Chili pepper beers becoming a hot tasty trend

Chili pepper beers becoming a hot tasty trend Spicy food and beer are made for each other.


Related Topix: Beer, Life, Food, Mexican Cuisine, Boulder, CO, Weird


World's best wine-tasting experience

"Beyond the hedonism of tasting these wines -- and the hedonism of tasting these wines is going to be off the charts -- I think there will be two very important ideas that come out of this," says wine educator and "The Wine Bible" author Karen MacNeil as we share a bottle of Stony Hill 2012 Napa Valley Gewurztraminer over lunch.


Related Topix: Wine, us Travel, Travel, Agriculture, Science, Yountville, CA

Steuben Courier

Eating Healthy On the Road Under 400 Calories

We love road trips, but they can easily pump the brakes on your healthy lifestyle.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Doughnuts, Milk, Coffee, Vegetarian, Potatoes, Vegetables


7 things you can only get in Indianapolis

For some reason, sports in Indianapolis get all the attention. But instead of focusing on the Indy 500 or the Colts, we should start paying attention to the Midwestern capital city's food scene.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Life, Food, Dining, Beer

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley

A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Wine, Geology, Science, Mattawa, WA

North Kitsap Herald

Value whites to enjoy into fall | Kitsap Week

Last week, we reviewed several Pacific Northwest red wines priced at $15 or less.


Related Topix: Wine, Latah, WA, Prosser, WA, Snoqualmie, WA

Coffee and kittens: Cat cafe opens in Montreal

A new Montreal cafe is hoping plenty of people do. The Cafe des Chats, which opened its doors on Saturday, is a lot like a regular coffee house - except it's home to eight cats.


Related Topix: Coffee

The Tribune

18th century brewery remains found at Va. college

College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it.


Related Topix: Beer, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

The Daily Beast

Earthquakes Are Key to Napa's Great WineBy Clive Irving

Violence gave birth to more variations of soil than can be found in all of France.


Related Topix: Wine, Napa, CA, Geology, Science

WTOP-FM Washington

Va. couple creates book that pairs beer with food

The owners of a Charlottesville craft beer pub have come out with a book on how to match beer with food.


Related Topix: Beer

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

'Bikini barista' stand owner accused of running prostitution ring

An accused madam allegedly made millions off her string of bikini-clad baristas.


Related Topix: Snohomish County, WA, Coffee

WKYC-TV Cleveland

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Pumpkin beer season starts early The great pumpkin beer invasion has begun - already.


Related Topix: Beer, Life, Food, Vegetables

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

South American food chains use Florida as US gate

In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, Juan M. Patino, vice-president of 4JS, the franchisee of El Corral in the U.S., poses for a photo at a Corral restaurant in Miami.


Related Topix: Florida, Coffee

NBC Chicago

Napa Wineries Open for Labor Day

Workers at Saintsbury's Winery - which suffered many broken bottles - spent Friday morning picking up grapes and allowed the public to be part of the process.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Wine

WALB-TV Albany

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

A farm worker picks grapes at sunrise in the Lee Vineyard during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Wine

Daily Journal

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.


Related Topix: Wine, Earthquake, Natural Disasters