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  • Wine of the Week: 2006 Fontodi Chianti Classico

    Wine of the Week: 2006 Fontodi Chianti Classico
    A remembrance of things past: a beautifully balanced Chianti Classico from the Fontodi estate in Panzano in Chianti, Italy. Tasting of black cherries, a little tobacco and cloves, this is an elegant, understated Chianti as it used to be made, a wine...
  • Gift wines: where to buy

    Gift wines: where to buy
    Whether you're shopping for that once-a-year splurge for someone special, or a case of affordable gifts for your office mates, here are some suggestions. 2008 Domaine de la Pepiere "Clos des Briords" (Muscadet) is available at Silverlake Wine in Los...
  • Cava Barcino Brut

    Cava Barcino Brut
    On the off chance that more revelers than previously announced show up on your doorstep New Year's Eve, now is the time to lay in some inexpensive sparkling wine. And if you don't use it all, there will be plenty of occasions later in the year. Barcelona...
  • 2007 Willi Schaefer Riesling Mosel Qualitätswein

    2007 Willi Schaefer Riesling Mosel Qualitätswein
    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...
  • 2007 Uccelliera Rosso di Montalcino

    2007 Uccelliera Rosso di Montalcino
    Though Brunello di Montalcino has the big name, savvy wine buyers search out Rosso di Montalcino from top producers. Generally made from younger vines and aged less, Rosso is also much less expensive -- and often more pleasurable to drink than Brunello,...
  • 2006 Bishop by Ben Glaetzer Barossa Valley Shiraz

    2006 Bishop by Ben Glaetzer Barossa Valley Shiraz
    Sometimes you just get a hankering for a big, bold red, but that doesn't necessarily mean a wine that obliterates everything else on the table. Bold can also be elegant, which is exactly why I fell for the 2006 Bishop from Australia's Barossa Valley....
  • 2006 Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey Mercurey 'Les Vérissées'

    Hard to believe that with the dollar having sunk so low against the euro, it's still possible to find a truly entrancing bottle of white burgundy for less than $30. Pierre-Yves Colin is producing an impressively polished Mercurey called "Les Vérissées."...
  • 2005 Bodegas Valdesil 'Val de Sil' Godello Valdeorras

    Galicia, the Celtic region in the northwest corner of Spain, produces beguiling whites from the native Godello grape, which had almost disappeared until it was rediscovered in the 1970s. One of the best is Val de Sil from Bodegas Valdesil made from 100%...