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  • Wine of the Week: 2008 Centonze Frappato

    Wine of the Week: 2008 Centonze Frappato
      2008 Centonze Frappato Made from 100% Frappato, a grape that is often blended with Nero d'Avola, this light red from Sicily is a delight. Fresh and lively with a lovely floral fragrance, it sees no oak before being bottled. A great warm-weather wine,...
  • Sparkling rosés, perfect for summer

    Sparkling rosés, perfect for summer
    If you believe as I do that more than any other type of wine, rosé is a mood, then your average sparkling rosé represents a very good mood indeed. Sparkling rosés are part of an ever-growing class of wines in pursuit of a cheery disposition, seizing on...
  • A selection of sparking rosé wines

    A selection of sparking rosé wines
    Here's where to find some of the wines mentioned in this article: Nonvintage Louis Bouillot Crémant "Perle d'Aurore" Brut Rosé available at Wine Exchange in Orange, (714) 974-1454, http://www.winex.com; Du Vin Wine & Spirits, West Hollywood, (310) 855-...
  • Wines that won't break the bank

    Wines that won't break the bank
    Wines on a budget Here are a few favorite wines for less than $15 from the people we interviewed: Simon Cocks of Larchmont Village Wine Spirits & Cheese: NV Anton Ohlig Sekt Rosé Extra-Trocken, "50 N" (German sparkling rosé), $14.99; 2009 Hubert...
  • Where to buy digestifs in Southern California

    Where to buy <i>digestifs</i> in Southern California
    The prices for these digestifs are for 750-milliliter bottles, unless indicated otherwise. Jägermeister (Germany) is widely available, about $25. Gammel Dansk (Denmark) is available at Wally's Wine & Spirits in Los Angeles, (310) 475-0606, http://www....
  • 2007 Adega Cooperativa de Ponte de Lima Vinho Verde Adamado

    Vinho Verde is a crisp, slightly prickly white wine from Portugal meant to be drunk young and chilled on a summer day. Its lively acidity and scent of pears and wildflowers make it especially refreshing in the heat. Made from a blend of loureiro,...
  • Exploring Cabernet Franc wines

    French Cabernet Franc comes mostly from Bordeaux and the Loire Valley. For Bordeaux Cab Franc blends, the wines from St.-Émilion and Pomerol are the best regarded. Most imported Loire reds are 100% Cabernet Franc; the wines below are just a small sample...
  • The best rosés in quality and price

    The best ros&#233;s in quality and price
    Finding the right rosé Of THE dozen-and-a-half rosés I tasted for this article, here are the ones I liked the best, listed in alphabetical order. All of them will prove terrific drinking through the summer. 2007 St. André de Figuière "Cuvee Magali."...
  • A small selection of recently tasted aromatic white wines

    The selection is listed roughly from less full-bodied to more full-bodied. Note that, as the story suggests, Chenin Blancs can be all over the map; but the Vinum and the Huet are relatively light and dry. 2005 Vendemmia Bolognani Trentino Moscato Giallo....
  • 2007 Willi Schaefer Riesling Mosel Qualitätswein

    2007 Willi Schaefer Riesling Mosel Qualit&#228;tswein
    Classic Mosel Riesling from renowned German vintner Willi Schaefer. This, the most basic of his Rieslings, makes perfect summer drinking. The 2007 is scented with apricot and lime blossom. On the palate, it's soft, lush, flowery, the sweetness balanced by...
  • Dining Information: Farmers markets

    Dining Information: Farmers markets
    Farmers markets Atwater Village, Sunday: 3250 Glendale Blvd., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Burbank, Saturday: Orange Grove Avenue and 3rd Street, behind City Hall, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Calabasas, Saturday: Calabasas (Old Town): 23504 Calabasas Road at...
  • Where to find well-priced wines in Southern California

    Where to find well-priced wines in Southern California
    Austria: 2007 Pollerhof Grüner Veltliner (1 liter) is available at Larchmont Village Wine in Los Angeles, (323) 856-8699, and Woodland Hills Wine Co. in Woodland Hills, (818) 222-1111, www.whwc.com; about $10. 2007 Huber Grüner Veltliner is available at...