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  • Wine of the Week: 2009 Domaine Diochon Moulin-à-Vent 'Cuvée Vieilles Vignes'

    Wine of the Week: 2009 Domaine Diochon Moulin-à-Vent 'Cuvée Vieilles Vignes'
      2009 Domaine Diochon Moulin-à-Vent 'Cuvée Vieilles Vignes' Now that all the folderol over Beaujolais Nouveau is long gone, we can start drinking the real stuff: cru Beaujolais. And this Moulin-à-Vent from Domaine Diochon's old vines is definitely...
  • Former community college construction chief to get $211,000 salary for a year, plus other benefits

    Former community college construction chief to get $211,000 salary for a year, plus other benefits
    Larry Eisenberg, removed recently as head of the Los Angeles Community College District's troubled campus construction program, will collect his $211,000 salary for a year, along with a transportation allowance and other benefits, district records show....
  • 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-...
  • Elton John & Leon Russell: Keyboard colleagues

    Elton John &  Leon Russell: Keyboard colleagues
    Few people can get away with telling an anecdote about being on safari in Africa and make it sound like a trip to the supermarket. But for Elton John, that's precisely how and where he became inspired to call his keyboard-playing pal Leon Russell after...
  • Wine of the Week: 2009 Loring Wine Co. Pinot Noir 'Russian River Valley'

    Wine of the Week: 2009 Loring Wine Co. Pinot Noir 'Russian River Valley'
      Brian Loring has a self-proclaimed obsession with Pinot Noir. From a workaday facility in Lompoc on the Central Coast, he makes half a dozen single-vineyard Pinot Noirs. This one, though, is a mixture of several vineyard lots and is a great argument...
  • Wine of the Week: 2008 Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia

    Wine of the Week: 2008 Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia
      2008 Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia In search of a wine to bring to a special dinner? How about the latest vintage of Le Serre Nuove dell'Ornellaia, the second wine of the famous Super Tuscan estate Tenuta di Ornellaia in Bolgheri, on the Tuscan coast?...
  • 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....
  • Wine of the Week: 2009 Domaine Les Grands Bois Côtes du Rhône 'Cuvée Les Trois Soeurs'

    Wine of the Week: 2009 Domaine Les Grands Bois C&#244;tes du Rh&#244;ne 'Cuv&#233;e Les Trois Soeurs'
      Like their brethren here, sommeliers in France are making their own wines. One is Marc Besnardeau, a Paris sommelier, who married Mireille Farjon and became a vigneron. Her family estate, Domaine Les Grands Bois in Sainte-Cécile-les-Vignes, has vines...
  • Man Finds $1 Million Comic Book Stolen From Nicolas Cage

    Man Finds $1 Million Comic Book Stolen From Nicolas Cage
    SIMI VALLEY (KTLA) -- A copy of a rare comic book stolen from Nicolas Cage more than a decade ago was discovered in a local storage locker. The 1938 comic book, "Action Comics #1," was stolen from Cage's West Los Angeles home in 2000 and has an estimated...
  • Movie review: "Viva Riva!"

    Movie review: "Viva Riva!"
    The best crime sagas are stories sparked by the thrill of shortsighted dreams that ultimately lead to a violent, messy end. Congolese writer-producer-director Djo Tunda Wa Munga's feature debut "Viva Riva!" is one such gangster drama, a nastily...
  • Movie review: 'Trollhunter'

    Movie review: 'Trollhunter'
    From Norwegian writer-director André Ovredal comes the spry, amusing and pulse-pounding "Trollhunter," a monster movie with a love for mountainous, tree-lined Scandinavian scenery and an even greater love for setting memorably ugly, hulking and...
  • Wine of the Week: 2007 Mountford 'Liaison' Pinot Noir

    Wine of the Week: 2007 Mountford 'Liaison' Pinot Noir
      What a lovely expression of Pinot Noir from New Zealand's Mountford estate. Elegant and smooth, this New World Pinot carries the taste of Santa Rosa plums and sweet Asian spices. The scent jumps right out of the glass — sandalwood, and...