| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:45 AM
For Christmas in 2004, my wife and I received an Orioles 50th-anniversary bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon wine. "When should we open it?" my wife asked. Without much thought I replied, "Why don't we drink it the next time the Orioles make the playoffs?"...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:36 AM
Nothing says summer like a fresh salad served al fresco.
Pack your picnic basket with a bottle of wine, a fresh baguette and one of these summery salads, favorites of local chefs. From a simple concoction of crab and cantaloupe to an intriguing mix of...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Over the past several decades, the wine industry has witnessed a pendulum swing toward science and technology vs. tradition and time-honored practice. Today, practitioners of both schools of thought have found common ground. Both "disciplines" have...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:56 AM
The Hereford Volunteer Fire Company and the Hereford Zone Business Association sponsor the Hereford Fall Festivall, which runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 20 and 21. It offers wine tasting from three local wineries, beer, food, music, activities and...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:48 AM
From: Central Coast, Calif.
Serve with: Red meat, especially with raspberry sauce
The GSM stands for grenache, syrah and mourvedre — the three classic Rhone Valley grapes that go into this exceptional red blend. The wine is...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:11 PM
As fall approaches, the cuisines in area restaurants begin to change to suit the warm colors, temperatures and flavors of the season. Perhaps it’s the cooling breezes or the leaves falling, but there is something about the weather that entices...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 2:30 PM
For the second time in the past few weeks, the Harford County Liquor Control Board is poised to take action for the purpose of regulating a business market rather than for the purpose of ensuring public safety.
A few weeks ago, the board voted not to...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:25 AM
Some people think October is a too early to start thinking about Christmas, but not at Glen Mar United Methodist Church, where preparations for its annual Walk to Bethlehem are in full swing.
Now in its fifth year, the free event attracts 1,500...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:05 AM
After receiving much opposition last week from local liquor store owners, the Harford County Liquor Control Board Wednesday voted 3-2 Wednesday to grant a license to PAS Corporation to sell beer, wine and liquor at the former Decker's Wine and Spirits...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:26 PM
From: Rioja, Spain
Serve with: Grilled red meat, pasta dishes
Spain's magnificent Rioja region continues to produce some of the world's finest values in red wine, and this gem imported by Kysela Pere & Fils is a splendid example. It's...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Verde Pizza Napoletana is a family establishment. But don't let that scare you.
You won't find arcade games, or even crayons, in the Canton eatery, which opened in September in the former Birches space. You will find good Neapolitan pizza, helpful...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Maryland Wine Week is back. The 11-day celebration of the state’s wine industry begins Friday and runs through June 24.
Organized by the Maryland Wineries Association, the third annual promotional event has restaurants and wine shops throughout...