| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Serve: Pizza, pasta, chili, hamburgers
Yes, Gallo Hearty Burgundy. You got a problem with that? This iconic wine, which led Gallo's move away from sweet fortified wines and into the realm of table wine, is celebrating...
| Feb 21, 2014
Sunday, Feb. 23
'Bay Day' Environmental event The Robinson Nature Center's first annual "Bay Day" will take place from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 6692 Cedar Lane in Columbia. Event highlights the culture, history, food and natural resources of the bay...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure.
Lisa Salters' favorite things revolve around the yin and yang of a life that is all about travel and hunkering down at home — a four-level...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:29 AM
From Rias Baixas, Spain
Serve with: Bacalao (salt cod) or other fish
This intensely flavorful dry white wine from Galicia in northern Spain delivers a lot of complexity and style for its price. It offers flavors of lemon, herbs, apples,...
| 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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:53 AM
As far as years go, 2014 has come barreling out of the gate, with a whole host of happenings already lined up in Hampden.
Gallery 788, 3602 Hickory Ave., presents Learning By Heart, an exhibit and performance for children 4-12 with no formal training,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Serve with: Grilled red meat, pizza, pasta
This blend of California red varieties is a concentrated but soft-textured wine that packs a lot of flavor. Widely distributed – and often on sale at attractive prices...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:45 AM
The Carroll County Farm Museum is now accepting entries for the annual Maryland Wine Festival poster design competition.
The winning design will be reproduced on posters, T-shirts, brochures and other promotional materials for the 2014 Maryland Wine...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:10 AM
From: Sonoma County, Calif.
Serve with: Duck breast, rack of lamb
This is a smooth, suave, sophisticated merlot from a highly commercial winery that I can't help admiring. This is an ideal restaurant red — full-bodied enough to...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:15 AM
After smooth sailing the first time seeking tentative approval for a new wine bar and store in the Rock Spring Shopping Center, the second time around the owners of the new establishment are up against opposition from owners of other liquor store owners...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Tony Foreman of Foreman Wolf will help transform Everyman Theatre into an "Italian festival" of food and wine on April 5 for a fundraising event for the theater.
Organizers invite guests to "wander the rooms of our new home to find crudo paired with...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:08 PM
The most satisfying dinner isn't always the biggest. Some nights, there's nothing better than a huge glass of wine and a couple small plates.
John Liberatore, part of the Liberatore family that owns five eponymous restaurants in the Baltimore area,...