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  • Denial of beer, wine permit for skid row complex will be appealed

    Denial of beer, wine permit for skid row complex will be appealed
    The developer of a skid row apartment building that houses recovering alcoholics and drug addicts said Friday he would appeal a zoning decision that denied a beer and wine permit for a restaurant planned for the ground floor of the complex. Mike...
  • Italy travel: Tuscany's Val d'Orcia has beauty, fine wine and dining

    Italy travel: Tuscany's Val d'Orcia has beauty, fine wine and dining
    MONTALCINO, Italy — "Scusi," I said to a well-dressed man in this medieval Tuscan village, where even the gas station was somehow part of the farming landscape. "Can you tell me how to get to Castiglion del Bosco?" "Hmm, yes," he said in English,...
  • Village festivals the heart and soul of Italy

    Village festivals the heart and soul of Italy
    CERRETO, Italy — Think of an Italian summer and you think of azure seas, sun-splashed beaches, cool mountains cupping dark lakes and overheated crowds of tourists investigating every museum and ancient church. Things are different in Tuscany as...
  • Vineyard not required: The Miracle Machine lets you make wine on your kitchen counter

    Vineyard not required: The Miracle Machine lets you make wine on your kitchen counter
    UPDATE: The Miracle Machine was a lie from the start) Want to be a winemaker? With the new Miracle Machine, it's easier than you think.  There's no need to buy a winery. All you need are a few ingredients, the soon-to-launch Miracle Machine smartphone...
  • Caudalie makes Venice its first West Coast boutique

    Caudalie makes Venice its first West Coast boutique
    In youth-obsessed Hollywood, the idea of aging, even if it's like fine wine, may seem hard to swallow. But there may be something to that analogy. Since the virtues of red wine have been extolled for years — the antioxidants are said to prevent...
  • Miracle wine machine revealed to be a lie -- for charity

    Miracle wine machine revealed to be a lie -- for charity
    Remember that Miracle Machine we told you about? The one you can make wine with on your kitchen counter for $499? It was a hoax.  The device that 7,000 people signed up to get more information on has its own website, an Instagram account and a Twitter...
  • Alcohol permit denied for eatery in building that serves homeless

    Alcohol permit denied for eatery in building that serves homeless
    In a victory for skid row advocates, the city has rejected beer and wine sales at a restaurant on the ground floor of an apartment complex that houses recovering alcoholics and drug addicts. The Skid Row Housing Trust, which runs the 106-unit New...
  • Wine review: 2011 Caprili Rosso di Montalcino

    Wine review: 2011 Caprili Rosso di Montalcino
    What a beauty. Caprili's 2011 Rosso di Montalcino, 100% Sangiovese grosso, is the perfect food wine, bright and chiseled, with flavors of black cherries, sweet spices and chocolate. Tannins are tight, and there's a lovely slight bitterness at the finish...
  • Beyond the big jar: Create wall art that shows off your wine cork collection

    Beyond the big jar: Create wall art that shows off your wine cork collection
    Eager to show off which wines you’ve been drinking lately? If stashing your collection of corks in a big glass jar or a plexiglass box doesn’t exactly scream Remodelista or Design Sponge for you, how about this new item from the company...
  • Man arrested in $400,000 Napa Valley wine heist

    Man arrested in $400,000 Napa Valley wine heist
    A Vacaville man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing $400,000 worth of wine from a Napa County storage facility in a bid to make a tidy profit on the black market, police said. The Valley Wine Warehouse declined to comment Thursday, but American...
  • Wine review: 2012 Broadley Vineyards Pinot Noir 'Shea Vineyard'

    Wine review: 2012 Broadley Vineyards Pinot Noir 'Shea Vineyard'
    This is a great example of Willamette Valley Pinot Noir from Oregon in an outstanding vintage. The grapes come from the famous Shea Vineyard in Yamhill County. The result is a Pinot with lovely dark-toned fruit, a pretty nose of rose petals and cherries,...