| 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 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,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:59 PM
About 600 people attended the 15th annual Winter Wine Expo at Harford Community College last Sunday.
They could sample wine, craft beer and food provided by about 53 vendors who set up shop in the APG Federal Credit Union Arena on campus.
"I think the...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Serve with: Tuna steak, salmon, roast chicken
The is certainly the first wine from the former Yugoslav republic to make its appearance in this space. It's a worthy import at an attractive price for a pinot noir. It's a...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Patrick H. Vogel, former president of Republic National Distributing Co.'s Maryland division, died Feb. 21 of cancer at his home in Louisville, Tenn. He was 62.
The son of Herman Lentz "Bunny" Vogel, who was a corporate officer of H.C. Spinks Clay Co., a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:47 PM
From: Piemonte, Italy
Serve with: Pasta dishes, red meats
This wine shows the softer side of Barbera, an under-rated red wine that can be hard-edged in youth.
It offers complex flavors of black, cherry, spices, smoked meat and vanilla....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:28 AM
"Wines Around the World," a wine-tasting benefit in support of Family and Children's Services, will be held March 16, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Vandiver Inn, 301 South Union Avenue in Havre de Grace.
This ninth annual event raises funds for Family and...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:15 AM
A request for a new wine bar and store in the Rock Spring Shopping Center was turned down Wednesday by the Harford County Liquor Control Board, which cited a lack of "public need" for another alcohol establishment in the Forest Hill area.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:39 PM
From: Alsace, France
Serve with: Pork and sauerkraut, roast poultry
This intensely flavorful, medium-bodied, complex white wine underscores the fact that Alsace is one of the world's greatest growing regions — and one of the least-...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Inside the 1905 Arts and Crafts-style house that Tony Foreman shares with wife Katie and their newborn daughter in Northeast Baltimore, the mood is festive in anticipation of New Year's celebrations. Downstairs in the wine cellar, some 5,000 bottles are...