Wine

Wine

Pairing wine with odd food

Every time I try a tasty new recipe, I ask myself what kind of wine would go with it. What would create a yin and yang, a complementary flavor sensation greater than the sum of its parts.

Wine

Favorite wines tasted in 2016

I have the world’s best job. In 2016 I’ve written about nearly 500 wines, including some that are not only downright heavenly, but also have inspiring backstories.

Wine

Hearty red wines for cold weather

It’s not that we give up white wines for the season. We don’t. Whites go very nicely with lighter foods, from poached fish to sushi, that we continue to eat all year, whatever the temperature.

Videos

Forget Pokémon: This ‘app’ finds glasses of chardonnay

Comedienne Dena Blizzard introduces the fake app, "Chardonnay Go," that locates wine instead of Pokémon.
Courtesy Dena Blizzard
Forget Pokémon: This ‘app’ finds glasses of chardonnay 3:34

Forget Pokémon: This ‘app’ finds glasses of chardonnay

Winemaker lauds 'pinch-yourself profession' while leading Renwood tour 3:13

Winemaker lauds 'pinch-yourself profession' while leading Renwood tour

Video: Napa Valley pioneer Peter Mondavi loved the wine business 4:04

Video: Napa Valley pioneer Peter Mondavi loved the wine business

Elderly woman rescued from South Sacramento blaze 1:07

Elderly woman rescued from South Sacramento blaze