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  • Basignani wine tasting to benefit Anderson-Snyder Foundation

    The Anderson-Snyder Foundation is hosting a wine-tasting event at Basignani Winery in Sparks on Aug. 17 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The fundraiser "A Walk Through Europe" is being held to raise money for scholarships in memory of two Hereford High School...
  • 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...
  • Wine Find: 2011 Amalaya Torrontes-Riesling

    Wine Find: 2011 Amalaya Torrontes-Riesling
    This fruity, aromatic, dry white wine is an imaginative blend of two of my favorite grape varietals: torrontes (85 percent) and riesling (15 percent). It's a fresh, lively wine with hints of kiwi, lime and juniper berries, along with touches of honey...
  • Baltimore Diner: Oregon Grille turns 15

    Baltimore Diner: Oregon Grille turns 15
    The Oregon Grille is turning 15 this fall, and the Hunt Valley restaurant is celebrating with a dining promotion. A bastion of conservative dining, the Oregon Grille is not normally a restaurant given to coupons or gimmicks. But through Nov. 9, diners...
  • How did you do on our wine quiz?

    Answer time! Let's see how well you did on this year's quiz. 1. What are the sensory characteristics of a "dumb" wine? A dumb wine shows no more than a little (if any) fruit, plus some chocolate tannins and a kiss of sweet oak. The "nose" is closed....
  • Chill-out dinner provides cold comfort for hot night

    Chill-out dinner provides cold comfort for hot night
    Just when Mother Nature throws the sultriest nights of the season our way, she also provides the wherewithal for us to entertain friends using local ingredients in a "chill out" meal that'll revive flagging appetites. Our bill of fare for such a soiree...
  • Portuguese wine has winning freshness factor

    Imagine a great-tasting white wine bottled with a little natural effervescence to tantalize the taste buds. Imagine this wine at a mere 80 calories per 5-ounce serving vs. the usual 100-120. Imagine such a wine at $8 a bottle. Too good to be true? Nope....
  • Wine Find: Casal Garcia Rose Vinho Verde

    Wine Find: Casal Garcia Rose Vinho Verde
    Encountered in Ocean City, this oddity is just a very pleasant beach wine that requires no deep contemplation. "Rose Vinho Verde" is actually an oxymoron, because "Vinho Verde" actually means "green wine," and this is decidedly pink. It does, however,...
  • Adam's Eve Gastropub serves familiar but creative comfort food

    Adam's Eve Gastropub serves familiar but creative comfort food
    Chef Mark Littleton has groupies. During his stints at a string of pubby Baltimore restaurants, including Simon's, Lulu's and Annabel Lee Tavern, Littleton developed a strong following, thanks to his inventive take on comfort food. In July, Littleton...
  • Tickets available for Cecil food, wine festival

    It's time to jump online or to visit one of the participating merchants to purchase your tickets to the Cecil County Food and Wine Festival on Saturday, July 20 at the North East Community Park, North East. Eighteen Maryland wineries will be welcomed that...
  • Time to celebrate the Fourth on the Sixth in Havre de Grace [Perryville]

    Remember Saturday is the Independence Day parade in Havre de Grace, beginning at 2 p.m. on Warren Street and finishing up at Tydings Park. A concert in the park starting at 7 p.m. and fireworks will follow at dusk around 9:15 p.m. Happy Sixth of July!...