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The Entrepreneurial Spirits of Durham Distillery

The Miami native came to Durham by way of Philadelphia – it was there she met her husband, Lee, online in 1999, “before Match.com...

A Red That’ll Get Better with Age

Most people will never taste Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Cask 23 or their S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon bottlings – they go for well over $100...

A Wine Worthy of a Special Search

Most people don’t think much about aging white wines. Of course there are wonderful exceptions; predominantly white Burgundies, Alsace whites and the great Mosel...

Cultivating an Appreciation of Sustainable Farming in Durham

Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Amy Sliffe moved to Durham with husband Josh the day after they married in 2010. “We still...

‘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...