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  • Wine in the Woods marks 20th festival year in Howard County

    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...
  • Maryland Wine Festival features 37 wineries

    Maryland Wine Festival features 37 wineries
    Maryland’s 60 wineries produce more than 400 delicious wines – from crisp dry whites to mid- and full-bodied reds, specially-crafted blends and delightful sparkling wines, luxuriously sweet dessert wines and wonderful specialty wines. Get to...
  • Wine Find: 2009 Dry Creek Heritage Zinfandel

    According to Dry Creek, this was an "almost perfect" vintage for zinfandel. That's particularly significant because Dry Creek has demonstrated to my satisfaction that its zinfandels can age brilliantly for decades in top vintages. (Samples of the 1997,...
  • Patterson Park's annual sunset wine tasting on Thursday

    Patterson Park's annual sunset wine tasting on Thursday
    The Friends of Patterson Park are holding their 8th annual Wine Tasting at Sunset event on Thursday night around the historic Marble Fountain and Pagoda. Wine tastings and food samplings are coming from Chesapeake Wine Co., DiPasquale's, Bistro Rx, V-...
  • Thousands attend 29th annual Maryland Wine Festival

    Thousands attend 29th annual Maryland Wine Festival
    John and Cindy Stevenson had the perfect set-up Saturday at the Maryland Wine Festival: topped-off glasses of vino, a cadre of friends and family, blankets and chairs spread out under a shade tree, crusty bread, caprese salad and two kinds of cheese. The...
  • Tastes of the world at North County wine festival

    St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Hydes is holding the first annual North Baltimore County Wine Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. The festival features 100 international, domestic and local wines from 17 wineries. Visitors...
  • Eastern Shore eateries go beyond detour to destination

    Eastern Shore eateries go beyond detour to destination
    Now is the time. Early fall is when the pleasures peak in Talbot and Dorchester counties. That's when these Eastern Shore towns stop being detours along the way to the shore and turn into full-fledged destinations. There are practical advantages to...
  • Languedoc-Roussillon: Co-ops infuse France's last wine frontier

    The sunshine was so bright that not even a pair of prescription sunglasses could cut the glare. We felt X-rayed by the laser-intense white light; it hurt the eyes just to step into the sun. Around us, silver-green scrub searched for water in a parched...
  • Wine Find: 2011 Pepi Chenin Blanc-Viognier

    From: California Price: $10 Serve with: Grilled seafood, steamed crabs This is a well-executed while wine blend at a very reasonable price. Though both of these varietals tend to be aggressively fruity, the blend is pleasingly restrained. The wine...
  • Oregon Grille celebrating 15th anniversary

    Oregon Grille celebrating 15th anniversary
    The Oregon Grille is turning 15 this fall and the Hunt Valley restaurant is celebrating with a dining promotion. Diners who spend $50 at the Oregon Grille can receive a complimentary bottle of cabernet or chardonnay. Or they can spend $50 and get their...
  • Savoring wine's 'cavorting wee beasties'

    Truth be told, although we've been making wine for thousands of years, we didn't figure out the mechanics of fermentation until fairly recently. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, known as the Father of Microbiology, lived from 1632 to 1723. He was the first to...
  • Hershey festival worth its weight in chocolate bars

    Once again the Wine Festival in Hershey delivered a phenomenal experience during its 90-minute VIP tasting. For $95, attendees got to sample wines that cost as much by the bottle. The annual May event never fails to deliver epiphanies of the vinous...