| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:40 AM
From: Napa Valley, Calif.
Serve with: Beef tenderloin, rack of lamb
BV is one of the oldest and most-respected producers of cabernet sauvignon in the Napa Valley, which counts for a lot because Napa truly is cab heaven. This wine is the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
It's been a busy three years for Marta Ines Quintana, owner of Towson's Havana Road.
There's her thriving catering business, a line of fully prepared packaged dinners Quintana developed for supermarket sales, and a cookbook and television show —...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Janet Luby, co-founder of Bay Theatre Company, and Belinda Fraley Huesman, executive director of Chesapeake Arts Center, recently met to discuss the status of their organizations' partnership.
A three-stage revival plan for Bay Theatre was put into...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:24 AM
For the past few years, Atomic Books owner Benn Ray envisioned one day transforming the back area of his Hampden bookstore from a record store into a cafe. And instead of serving coffee, the bar would sell beer and wine.
“I like the idea of being...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:42 PM
When Jake McCarty decided to build an outdoor living space with a fireplace as a focal point, he knew that natural stone from local land was the way to go.
McCarty, a Cockeysville resident, had a lot of ideas about what he wanted in his backyard, but he...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Terry Sullivan sometimes finds himself absentmindedly swirling a glass of juice or water as if it were a glass of fine wine when dining with friends or family members.
"That's when you know you can't turn it off," he said, referring to his passion for...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:43 AM
From: North Carolina
Serve with: Salmon, lobster, ham
North Carolina's famed Biltmore Estate is now offering wines from California as well as from its home state. I recently tasted three Biltmore Reserve wines. All were good but the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:06 PM
On a recent Saturday night, diners strode into Charleston's main dining room with confident smiles. They couldn't wait for the evening to start. They knew, either firsthand or by reputation, that they were in extremely capable hands.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The operators of Liberatore’s in Timonium are opening an adjacent wine bar. Liquid Lib's will open on Nov. 25.
This will be the first wine bar in the Liberatore’s family of restaurants, which includes a total of five locations in Harford,...
| Nov 19, 2013
Business looks to be blooming in Mount Washington's commercial district. On Newbury Street, the Mount Washington Tavern recently celebrated the first anniversary of its reopening after a late-night fire tore through the North Baltimore gathering spot....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:20 AM
On Thursday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m., Tersiguel's French Country Restaurant welcomes this season's Beaujolais noveau, as they have been doing for the past 40 years.
Some years the wine has arrived by helicopter in the back parking lot. Other years it's...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Sheldon is thrilled with his back-to-back wins and that he is "one step closer for a better future for myself and a brighter future for my family."
Josie, on the other hand, is wiping away tears as she justifies her throwing-Kristen-under-the-bus...