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  • Patrick H. Vogel, executive for wine, spirits distributor

    Patrick H. Vogel, executive for wine, spirits distributor
    Patrick H. Vogel, former president of Republic National Distributing Co.'s Maryland division, died Feb. 21 of cancer at his home in Louisville, Tenn. He was 62. The son of Herman Lentz "Bunny" Vogel, who was a corporate officer of H.C. Spinks Clay Co., a...
  • Wine Find | 2009 Icardi Barbera d'Asti

    Wine Find | 2009 Icardi Barbera d'Asti
    From: Piemonte, Italy Price: $15 Serve with: Pasta dishes, red meats This wine shows the softer side of Barbera, an under-rated red wine that can be hard-edged in youth. It offers complex flavors of black, cherry, spices, smoked meat and vanilla....
  • Family and Children's Services hosts Havre de Grace fund-raiser March 16

    "Wines Around the World," a wine-tasting benefit in support of Family and Children's Services, will be held March 16, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Vandiver Inn, 301 South Union Avenue in Havre de Grace. This ninth annual event raises funds for Family and...
  • Forest Hill wine bar, store turned down by Harford's liquor board

    Forest Hill wine bar, store turned down by Harford's liquor board
    A request for a new wine bar and store in the Rock Spring Shopping Center was turned down Wednesday by the Harford County Liquor Control Board, which cited a lack of "public need" for another alcohol establishment in the Forest Hill area. The owners...
  • Wine Find |2012 Wolfberger Pinot Blanc

    Wine Find |2012 Wolfberger Pinot Blanc
    From: Alsace, France Price: $14 Serve with: Pork and sauerkraut, roast poultry This intensely flavorful, medium-bodied, complex white wine underscores the fact that Alsace is one of the world's greatest growing regions — and one of the least-...
  • Seven more Harford businesses fined for selling alcohol to minors

    Seven Harford businesses that were found guilty of selling alcohol to minors in January were fined Wednesday by the Harford County Liquor Control Board. The businesses were part of a Jan. 23 compliance test in which 40 percent of businesses failed,...
  • Dry 85 a cool, cozy addition to Annapolis

    Dry 85 a cool, cozy addition to Annapolis
    Welcoming bars are nothing new in downtown Annapolis, and restaurants that celebrate southern food and Prohibition's repeal are nothing new anywhere anymore. But Dry 85, which opened on Main Street on the first day of 2014, combines all those things,...
  • Wine Find | 2013 La Ferla Inzolia

    Wine Find | 2013 La Ferla Inzolia
    From: Sicily Price: $9 Serve with: Fish, shellfish, Thai cuisine This is a wonderfully fresh wine, just recently bottled. Inzolia, a white wine grape grown in Sicily, is hardly a household name, but this wine puts 90 percent of pinot grigios to...
  • Asparagus is spring's tipping point

    Asparagus is spring's tipping point
    If you were a 19th-century Frenchman, you would likely be served three courses of asparagus during your prenuptial dinner. The vegetable with the suggestive shape, writes Helen Yoest in "Plants with Benefits," was thought to stir amorous feeling. Little...
  • Wine Find | 2012 Leth Gruner Veltliner

    Wine Find | 2012 Leth Gruner Veltliner
    2012 Leth Gruner Veltliner From: Wagram, Austria Price: $19 Serve with: Roasted poultry, salmon with cream sauce This is an especially rich, creamy version of this classic Austrian white wine variety. It's basically dry but with a hint of...
  • Howard County dining: The Ale House

    Howard County dining: The Ale House
    Unless you’ve been held hostage in a Loire Valley vineyard for the past several years, you’re aware that beer these days enjoys much of the cachet that used to belong only to wine. Indeed, boutique breweries abound on these shores, and it...
  • More than 90 percent of Harford businesses pass new liquor compliance test

    Harford County liquor inspectors report 94 percent of 34 businesses that were checked as part of a March 22 sting operation refused to serve an underage criminal justice student from Harford Community College. Liquor board inspector Charles Robbins said...