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  • 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...
  • Earth-friendly spirit prevails at Mount View Middle School

    The results are in: Mount View Middle School rocked its Green Field Day on April 24. Not only did the students raise $1,500 for the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore — and get to slime Assistant Principal Linda Monti as a reward — but they also...
  • 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...
  • Wine Find | 2011 Coppola Rosso & Bianco Rosso

    Wine Find | 2011 Coppola Rosso & Bianco Rosso
    From: California Price: $9 Serve with: Hamburgers, pizza, simple stuff This red wine from the budget Rosso & Bianco (red and white) line from the winery founded by director Francis Ford Coppola is simply a good value. Billed as "a wine for...
  • 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...
  • Wine Find: 2011 La Crema Pinot Noir

    Wine Find: 2011 La Crema Pinot Noir
    From: Monterey, Calif. Price: $23 Serve with: Red meat, roast poultry, tuna steak Thus full-bodied, earthy red wine combines some of the best elements of Burgundian style and California ripeness. It's an earthy wine, with some of the gamy low...
  • Wine Find: 2011 Ocone Flora Falanghina del Sannio

    Even after some 30 years of reviewing wines, there's something new to learn. Falanghina, a white wine varietal I had not encountered before, comes from the slopes of Mount Vesuvius and dates to ancient times. This version is exceptionally complex and...
  • To celebrate the holidays and life, drink Champagne

    The perfect wine for the holidays is champagne, the drink of celebration that celebrates life. Tis the season! What are you pouring this holiday? Here is what I suggest: Drink Champagne. It is the drink of celebration and it celebrates life. Lily...
  • Md. to host annual Drink Local Wine Conference

    Md. to host annual Drink Local Wine Conference
    Maryland will host the fifth annual Drink Local Wine Conference. The event will be held the weekend of April 12-14 in Baltimore. Created by Washington Post wine columnist Dave McIntyre and wine blogger Jeff Siegel, a.k.a. the Wine Curmudgeon, the Drink...
  • Dry Md. town of Damascus prepares to get wet after vote

    Dry Md. town of Damascus prepares to get wet after vote
    At the Music Cafe on Ridge Road, the restaurant local residents call the hippest in town, owner Randy Anderson says he's thrilled he'll soon be able to add beer and wine to his menu for the first time. A few blocks away, at the down-home Red Rooster...