14 hours ago | Wine
Here in California — land of lush vineyards and glamorous Hollywood film production — winery promo videos are pretty much all the same. And they're all lame. Few things are duller than watching someone drink wine and describe the sensations they’r...
22 days ago | Wine
It’s that time of year again: Valentine's Day, a time for going out (… or staying in) with your special someone in the hopes that the evening will end with an a-ha moment of re-discovered passion. While some will go out for a rushed, aphrodisiac t...
2 months ago | Deals & Freebies
Say Cheese! The Cheeses of Europe tour, a series of successful pop-up café cheese tastings that have been a hit in San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, Miami, Austin and New York, is finally coming to Los Angeles. On Friday, January 16 from 11 a....
2 months ago | Alcohol & Spirits
Every year the same thing happens on New Years Day. You look at all the pictures you took (and posted) from the night before and you would be washed with a tidal wave of shame if it weren’t for the pounding headache, nausea, fatigue and furry tast...
2 months ago | Holidays
Old wines make great gifts. They’re a piece of history in their own right, giving drinkers the opportunity to taste a summer that happened ten, 20 or even 50 years ago. Unlike many affordable wines — which are pre-aged through micro-oxygenation an...
3 months ago | Holidays
At some point it’s going to happen. You’re going to have to attack that Christmas list of yours. And at some point you’re going to get to the person on the list who’s “into wine." Then you’re stuck in the same spot you were in last year: do you ge...