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  • From water -- to wine? Fiji Water buys California winery

     
    Fiji Water Co., the imported bottled water firm owned by Beverly Hills entrepreneurs Lynda and Stewart Resnick, has acquired one of San Luis Obispo County’s oldest and most popular boutique wineries, Justin Vineyards & Winery. The deal, which closed...
  • The art (and design) of wine on display in San Francisco

     
    For wine aficionados, 1976 was a revolutionary year. Not only were Americans celebrating 200 years of independence, but a little wine contest held in France also ushered in an exciting new era in wine consumption and culture. The Judgment in......
  • Federal lawmakers weighing regulations of direct-to-consumer wine shipping

     
    California’s wine makers – and frankly, U.S. wine producers in general – are in such a fury over a recently proposed bit of federal legislation that a group of them have dubbed May as the unofficial “Grape Liberation Month.” What’s......
  • Should businesses limit food marketing aimed at children?

     
    Food businesses figure prominently in the Obama administration's report on obesity released Tuesday. In particular, the report says that voluntary efforts by the food and beverage industry to moderate food marketing aimed at children "has been subject...
  • Hotel gift shops go glam

    Hotel gift shops go glam
    The days when taking home a souvenir from your favorite hotel meant a bad logo T-shirt or golf visor are long gone. How about a Rebecca Minkoff bag? The W Hotel's stores have one in an exclusive shade of turquoise. A pair of Band of Outsiders pajamas?...
  • Food & drink fail: Belvedere rape ad, Rihanna burger, Kraft gaffe

    Food & drink fail: Belvedere rape ad, Rihanna burger, Kraft gaffe
    There were some questionable decisions made in the food and beverage industry last week and their consequences are still being felt Monday. Belvedere Vodka posted an ad that horrified customers with an implied rape scene while a Georgia steakhouse based a...
  • Regional investment bank aims for a reprise

    Regional investment bank aims for a reprise
    Jim Freedman and his partners have been here before. "We call this Act Three," he told me one day recently from the Westside high-rise office of Intrepid Investment Bankers, his new firm devoted to mergers and acquisitions in the regional middle market...
  • China: A domestic wine industry starts to take root

    China: A domestic wine industry starts to take root
    A few months before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I read a blog post by an Atlantic Monthly correspondent about Chinese wine. Chinese what? I grew up outside New York City, where I ate hundreds of pounds of lo mein and pork-fried rice but didn't see, taste...
  • Wine of the Week: 2008 Covenant Chardonnay ‘Lavan’

    Wine of the Week: 2008 Covenant Chardonnay ‘Lavan’
    Back in 2003, Jeff Morgan and Leslie Rudd made a kosher Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon called Covenant that could stand right up there with the big boys. Now the partners have just come out with their first Chardonnay, named Lavan, which means "white"...
  • Wineries fill the lodging gap with style in Paso Robles

    On one corner of Paso Robles' main square—a charming place with a park and gazebo at its heart and a sweet mix of historic buildings, wine-tasting rooms and boutiques at its edges—is a clock tower shaped like an acorn. It is meant as a tribute...
  • Restaurant Review: ParkAve in Stanton

    Restaurant Review: ParkAve in Stanton
    Before it was Beach Boulevard, the Orange County road that leads straight to Huntington Beach was known as Highway 39. That was back when Clifford Ronnenberg's parents owned a dairy and roadside diner, which is now the site of the citified ParkAve...