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photo by Amanda Schuster Yes, yes, winter is the season of hot chocolate and flips, but it’s also when the citrus fruit harvest is in full swing. Don’t just settle for spiked lemonade. If there was ever a time to demand fresh juice, this is it.! Yesterday we posted the history of the Whiskey Sour. Check out these other classic citrus cocktails that will keep you sipping happy all winter.
Edit for headphones. Overdub. This is the long version, 13 seconds longer, with more spoken text at the end. From the bootleg "2120 South Michigan Avenue". The harmonica solo is much clearer on this bootleg. Recorded May 10 & 11, 1965. B-side of "Satisfaction", released June 6 (US) August 20 (UK) 1965. Released on "Out Of Our Heads" in July 30 (US) september 24 (UK) 1965.
A record breaking 37 Livermore Valley wineries picked up 178 awards at the 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, including Best of Class for the 3 Steves 2012 Thatcher Bay Merlot, Crooked Vine 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon and Wente 2013 Morning Fog Chardonnay. Livermore Valley winemakers also brought home 8 Double Gold, 27 Gold, 76 Silver and 64 Bronze awards.
Niles Canyon Railway can make your Valentine’s Day unforgettable with the Romance on the Rails Wine Tasting Trains. On Valentine’s Day Saturday, February 14, there will be two trains, one leaving the Sunol station at Noon and another leaving at 3:00 p.m. You will experience the magic of a bygone era as you travel for two hours through scenic Niles Canyon on a vintage train i ...
The Zinfandel Advocates & Producers invite you to the Zinfandel Experience, an exciting celebration of America’s Heritage Wine. This is the 24th anniversary of this celebration is from January 29-31 and is set at both the historic Presidio overlooking the San Francisco Bay and the iconic Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco.
Whether you enjoy wine, beer or a cocktail while watching this year’s Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots, be sure to include some tasty foods. When serving either of the chilis below, provide plenty of chips to go with hot bowls of chili. The recipes below are from Barrington Cellars, a boutique winery in Penn Yan, New York.
Remember the old-style westerns of your youth, where the good guys won and the bad guys lose. They gave you time on the range, under the stars in the great outdoors. You remember the slow clop of your horse’s hooves on the hard dirt. And one of those great western stars was John Wayne, and you think back to the movie True Grit where he won his Academy Award.
The Sonoma State University Wine Business Institute released a new annual study they’ve started conducting about American wine consumption. Here are their findings for 2014 as relates to organic wine: Though the Organic Trade Association reports that 41% of American consumers are now buying organic food, this number is not as high with organic beverages.
What’s New at Fogo de Chao Portland? There is no shortage of good steakhouses in Portland. Staples like Ruth’s Chris, Portland City Grill and Morton’s showcase the options available at almost every corner in the city. So it was a bit of a surprise for many to see another steakhouse hit the scene just under a year ago.
Many of us have vowed to eat healthier as we begin this New Year. The good news is that you do not have to completely cut out some of your favorite foods to achieve your goal. Antioxidants are known to help the body protect against damage from free radicals, which contribute to aging and cardiovascular disease.
The famous 1976 Paris Tasting, the Judgment of Paris, put American wines on the map as they ranked higher than their French counterparts (much to the surprise of the French organizers of the event). A movie, “Bottle Shock”, debuted in 2008 dramatizing the tasting. But 87 years earlier, in October 1889, there was another Paris tasting in which American wines again surpassed th ...
The Petaluma Gap Winegrowers Alliance hosted a press conference on November 17 to announce that they have recently taken the initial steps towards eventually establishing the Petaluma Gap AVA (American Viticultural Area) as a sub-AVA to the current Sonoma Coast AVA. Once the new Petaluma Gap AVA is approved by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) the wineries in ...
With one “dry” weather day left in Vancouver, we hike the interior of Stanley Park. We feel like lost hobbits in this endless glade. Dog walkers disappear as we delve deeper. Misty and free of the city’s steel, we find something odd. Four placards declare the historic importance of this landmark: Hollow Tree. Once cars even elephants parked in it.
“Kanpai y’all.” As the popularity of Sake grows in the U.S., interest in establishing Sake breweries within the U.S. also has risen. Initially, these breweries were primarily on the West Coast, in California and Oregon, but they have now spread all across the country, from Texas to Minnesota. There are ongoing plans for Sake breweries in Maine, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Thankfully not mine — illustration only Things have been quiet on the BMW M car front for me lately. That’s a very good thing to be able to say, but it hasn’t left me much to write about on the Wheels front. Last week a small issue surfaced that reminded me some DIY fixes can be very simple. The driver side windshield wiper on my 2002 M5 started chattering noisily across the glass.
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