| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:06 PM
The Vineyard Wine Bar in Havre de Grace has been recognized by Wine Spectator magazine for having one of the most outstanding restaurant wine lists in the world for 2012.
The wine bar opened at 142 N. Washington St. about four years ago and its owners,...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Baltimore has its baseball all-stars and its beer all-stars, too, with names like Loose Cannon, Resurrection and Snake Dog. Come to think of it, those would make pretty good baseball nicknames.
The city has always enjoyed its baseball and its beer,...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Tequila is a colorless, sometimes straw-colored liquor made by fermenting, then distilling, the sweet sap of the agave plant (a durable, long-lived cactus, also known as the century plant). It originated in Tequila, Mexico. Hence the name.
| Nov 6, 2012
| 6:52 PM
South River's Kacie Longo knows what it means to play under pressure. She proved that to top-seeded Arundel in the Class 4A East girls' soccer championship Tuesday night.
After No. 4 Arundel took a 2-0 lead, Longo scored twice in the second half —...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 5:58 PM
Answer time! Let's see how well you did on this year's quiz.
1. What are the sensory characteristics of a "dumb" wine?
A dumb wine shows no more than a little (if any) fruit, plus some chocolate tannins and a kiss of sweet oak. The "nose" is closed....
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Wedding Day: October 27, 2012
Her story: Jackie Ennis, 30, grew up in the Ruxton area. She is a recruiter for Ultimate Staffing and lives in Towson. Her father, Dr. Len Ennis, is a cardiologist at Good Samaritan Hospital. Her mother, Celia Ennis, is a...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Garnacha, Spain's name for France's grenache, produces some of the most decadently pleasurable red wines on the planet, They may not be the most complex of wines, but they pack a lot of flavor and don't require much aging. This is a particularly fine ...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Peggy Conrad vividly recalls attending the very first Maryland Wine Festival, held in September 1984, at the Shriver Homestead in Union Mills, on a whim.
"I just heard about it and thought I would check it out and see how much I liked it," said Conrad,...
| May 21, 2012
| 6:49 AM
When the first Wine in the Woods festival was being planned in 1992, Ellicott City restaurateur Fernand Tersiguel suggested organizers add enlightenment to their goals for the event. This weekend, as the wine festival marks its 20th anniversary in...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:11 PM
The combination of wine, food, music, crafts and vendors will flow across the landscape of the Carroll County Farm Museum on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15-16, for the 29th annual Maryland Wine Festival.
The festival is always a popular event for grape...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:30 AM
It was not our intention, but on a recent Friday night at the quickly popular Ale House Columbia, our table of four really tested the patience of the server.
As Top 40 blared overhead, our server leaned in and asked for drink orders. She was...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:29 AM
The alcohol of choice for underage drinkers is Bud Light, according to the first national survey looking at what brands young people consume the most.
Underage drinkers tend to stick to a small number of alcohol brands, according to the study conducted...