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  • Lambrusco, the wine your parents sneered at, is now hot

     Lambrusco, the wine your parents sneered at, is now hot
    The nicest thing about recommending wine to Gen Xers and Gen Yers is that they don't have ear lids. Tell them that riesling is the world's greatest white wine grape and they say, "OK, cool; so show me." You hand them a glass of well-made Mosel; they...
  • UNLVino takes over Las Vegas in April with champagnes, sakes and wines

    UNLVino takes over Las Vegas in April with champagnes, sakes and wines
    Wine, sake and champagne get their due during UNLVino, the 40-year-old festival that helps out students at UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration. The three-night festival, which includes events dubbed Bubble-Licious, Sake...
  • Downtown wine buyer's tips for getting buzzed, at Buzz

    Downtown wine buyer's tips for getting buzzed, at Buzz
    On the corner of 5th and Spring streets in downtown L.A., across from the Last Bookstore, is Buzz Wine Beer Shop, the go-to store for craft beer aficionados, but also for wine fanatics intent on picking up a bottle of something unusual. Owned by Scott...
  • Wine, etc.: Youthful Luca Bosio's Piedmont wines impress

    Wine, etc.: Youthful Luca Bosio's Piedmont wines impress
    Tuscany is surely the most widely recognized wine region of Italy, the home of the ubiquitous sangiovese-based chiantis and the wildy successful super tuscans that can be very rare and cost hundreds of dollars per bottle. Another region of Italy not...
  • 9 accessible, affordable Bordeaux wines

    Bordeaux red wines aren't cheap. You can pay $900 a bottle or more for a recent-vintage Domaine de la Romanee-Conti or Ch�teau Lafite-Rothschild. No surprise these are some of the world's finest wines. Unfortunately, most of us are priced out of...
  • List of wines cited in lawsuit as having high arsenic levels

    The 83 bottles of wine cited in a lawsuit this week as having dangerously high levels of arsenic came from 28 California wineries and were bottled under 31 different brand labels. Some of the labels included several different types of wine, such as...
  • Wine Tasting

    Wine Tasting
    A class action lawsuit in California claims that some of the Golden State’s wines are contaminated with arsenic that far exceed federal levels. So far, it looks like only the cheap stuff is affected, the kind of wine I drink. In fact, one of the...
  • Journalist Who Embraced Life With Gusto

    Jazz, theater, baseball, well-cooked food, great writing, red wine: Ron Georgeff embraced them all the way he embraced life, with gusto, good taste and sensitivity — and an eye for a bargain. He made friends and kept them for life, and...
  • Lawsuit: Dangerous arsenic levels found in California wine

    Dozens of bottles of low-priced California wines sold under such labels as Franzia, Mogen David and Almaden contain dangerously high levels of arsenic, according to a lawsuit filed by four California residents. The industry group Wine Institute dismissed...
  • Uncork your curiosity to find the wines you love

    Uncork your curiosity to find the wines you love
    † A friend, deep into wine, once told me his father used to drink just one wine: Georges du Boeuf Beaujolais. Every night. I know someone else who orders two cases of rosť to last the entire summer. And that's the only wine she drinks. She doesn't...
  • What oak brings to your wine: Tannin, flavors, aromas

     What oak brings to your wine: Tannin, flavors, aromas
    The ancient Celts were a people of the forest. They used a lot of wood in their daily lives, for housing, cookery and art. Sometime around the 5th century B.C., they came up with an ingenious new way with wood; they formed it into barrels, for storing...
  • Wine, etc.: These are not your daddy's wines

    Wine, etc.: These are not your daddy's wines
    It's a pretty cool story: Childhood chums grow up as sons of famous Napa Valley winemakers, then reunite to make wine. But it may be more than nostalgia that makes the partnership of Carlo Trinchero and Josh Phelps a story. It's hardly unusual for...