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‘Good Value Bet for Summer Cookouts’

Concannon Vineyard was built in 1883 in the Livermore Valley, east of San Francisco Bay. Life and grape growing was simpler then. But Petite...

Lucky’s Delicatessen Delivers Classic Sandwiches Done Right

When asked what he thinks is the draw of Lucky’s, chef and co-owner Drew Brown notes the friendly atmosphere and, of course, the tasty...

Give Chardonnay a Chance!

I supplied wine for a "house concert” where my wife sang this past Sunday. I put out a nice selection, but couldn’t help but...

A Red That’s Sure to Impress

Thank goodness (and Argentina) for the frequently delicious reds made from the Malbec grape. Malbec still makes superb wines in the French region of...

An Attractively Named White with Flavors to Match

Left Coast Cellars is a catchy name for this 350-acre contiguous plot of land in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Winemaker Joe Wright is a man...

Have This Red Zinfandel on Hand Next Time You Fire Up the Grill

When’s the last time you drank a truly lovable glass of wine? Italian immigrants set up shop in California's Dry Creek Valley in the...

Windswept White from the Western Coast of Spain

Many of you are familiar with the Albariño grape, (Alvarinho in Portugal) that produces vibrant whites from Galicia, in the upper left-hand corner of...

‘A Real Keeper’ Rioja Red

Another year, another Campo Viejo Gran Reserva review. Yes, it’s Rioja’s largest estate, producing oceans of Tempranillo-based red. But its super-star bottling, the "Gran...

Hot Spot: Viceroy

Fittingly, the concept behind British-Indian gastropub Viceroy came up over a pint. “Our background has always been in bars, in British bars or Irish...

A Rich Napa Valley Red

Founded in 1983 and located south of Calistoga, Napa Valley, Clos Pegase Winery was built with architectural splendor to house owner Jan Shrem’s art...