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Friday, November 24, 2017

California wines shine at Gar Woods

By Lou Phillips · Enjoy great food, gracious service and amazing vistas at Gar Woods · On the shore of Carnelian Bay stands an icon that...

New, hot wine brands

Rusty Folena and Bobby Gullett of Vino Noceto. · Each year, a leading wine industry magazine, Wine Business Monthly, recognizes 10 wine brands from across...

Three Wines That Changed the Game

Once game changers happen things will never be the same. When it comes to wine, there are three such game-changer moments that have had...

All-American New Year’s

In 2017, we’re all on the same team. OK, that’s my positivity pledge and feel free to steal the mantra. With that as a...

Wolfdale’s vibrant food & wines

Wolfdale’s proprietor and Chef Douglas Dale not only embodies the concept of being multi-talented by being classically trained in both French and Japanese culinary...

Wine Country wedding

By Barbara Keck ·  June is a wedding time of year, and the younger generation of 20- and 30-somethings plans many of their weddings at...

The pros & cons of oak barrels

Although oak barrels have been used for centuries, there is not a more controversial or misunderstood practice in the world of wine. In the...

Wine tour at Wine Walk

By Lou Phillips ·  Sandie Hauserman, Lola Brown, Carrie Howard and Gayle Almasi enjoyed the Tahoe City Wine Walk ·  Whew, I’m a little out of...

California’s great growths

In exceptional European wine regions, such as Burgundy and Bordeaux in France and Borolo in Italy, top vineyards are titled as such and specialize...

A tour of French wines, Part II

By Lou Phillips La Belle Alsace As with anything, knowing the ins and outs of French wines will make for a more pleasant experience. The French...