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  • Good times flow for 2012 Maryland Wine Festival

    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...
  • Wine Find: 2009 Kendall-Jackson Summation Red Wine Blend

    This artful blend of zinfandel, grenache, syrah, merlot and other red varietal is simply a very pleasant experience. The mix proves to be harmonious, and each variety seems to play its part perfectly. There's the power and earthiness of the zin, the broad...
  • Haussner's menu, from 1967; strawberry pie - 65 cents

    Haussner's menu, from 1967; strawberry pie - 65 cents
    Click here to see a copy of Haussner's menu from 1967. Turtle Steak Swiss Style, 2 veg - $2.60.  Pink Squirrel - $1. Strawberry pie - 65. I knew about the What's on the Menu, the New York Public Library's ongoing project to digitize and transcribe its...
  • O'Leary's serves contemporary seafood in a colorful waterfront cottage

    O'Leary's serves contemporary seafood in a colorful waterfront cottage
    The best thing about O'Leary's Seafood Restaurant is how tricky it is to describe. Not so many years back, I'd have called O'Leary's eclectic, which became a byword for both a type of menu and the kind of place that served it. Offering a relaxed version...
  • Rain, winds don't hamper Port wine festival

    Downpours and gusty winds at the end of the day put a slight damper on the otherwise perfect sunny day Saturday for the Port Deposit Wine and Food Festival. Held in Marina Park at the south end of town, the festival featured wines from local vineyards and...
  • 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...
  • Vounteers pour into Wine in the Woods this weekend

    Vounteers pour into Wine in the Woods this weekend
    Inge Crist plans to volunteer at Wine in the Woods this weekend, just as she has most years since the popular Columbia festival began 21 years ago. The Germany native and 54-year resident of Ellicott City, who "picked grapes as a child and grew up...
  • 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,...
  • 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...