| Nov 23, 2012
| 3:10 AM
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.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 6:50 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:46 PM
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...
| Feb 20, 2013
Harford Community College will host Wine Expo 2013 this Sunday, the 14th annual incarnation of the event.
Lanell Patrick, alumni coordinator for HCC, said the Expo has been held in "various locations" around the college's Bel Air campus in past years,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The James Beard Foundation announced the list of restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards. Cindy Wolf of Charleston and Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen are among the 20 semifinalists for Best Chef Mid Atlantic, one of...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 12:17 PM
What's new at Antrim 1844? Not much, really.
If it wasn't your thing then, it still won't be now. But If you enjoyed coming up to Taneytown for your 30th anniversary dinner at the Smokehouse Restaurant, you won't regret the drive up to northwest...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 11:53 AM
I loved Bluegrass when it opened in 2010, but I loved it even more on a recent visit because it seems to have hit its stride.
Some of the improvement at Bluegrass has been from the natural mellowing that happens with good materials. Some of it has been...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Thursday is release day for 2012 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the big release, always scheduled for the third Thursday of November.
Metropolitan Coffeehouse and Wine Bar in Federal Hill is having its 6th...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 6:00 AM
It's every host's worst nightmare — running out of something, not having enough. How do you know how much wine, beer and spirits to buy for your holiday events? Here's your cheat sheet!
The First 15 Minutes:
Statistics have shown that the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The 13th Floor is a treat. When we came here on a Friday night, people were dancing to live jazz music. Can you imagine? One couple, it was announced, had become engaged. You might, too. The renovated interior, which was unveiled last fall, is a real...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:45 AM
For Christmas in 2004, my wife and I received an Orioles 50th-anniversary bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon wine. "When should we open it?" my wife asked. Without much thought I replied, "Why don't we drink it the next time the Orioles make the playoffs?"...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:36 AM
When they opened Eldersburg's County Cork Wine Pub in 2010, business partners Arlene Stecher and Chris McManus were thinking of their neighbors.
McManus and Stecher, both Eldersburg residents, wanted to build a spot where adults could gather with...