Grapes, cheese and a glass with wine isolated on white.

Lucas & Lewellen July Wine & Cheese Pairing

Stop in at the Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards Tasting Room this Friday evening, August 26th, from 5:30-7 pm for the third in our series of “Summer Fridays” Wine & Cheese Pairings. This Friday, we’re featuring our newly released Goodchild Chardonnay and our crisp, fresh 2014 Sauvignon Blanc. Taste our gorgeous, silky, inky 2012 Petite Sirah…


This 107-year-old’s secret to a long life? Four bottles of red wine a day

Antonio Docampo García, from the northwestern Spanish region of Galicia, only drank red wine. 12 FEBRUARY 2016 • Antonio Docampo García, who died last week at the grand old age of 107, attributed his longevity to his drinking habits – four bottles of red wine a day, and no water. Mr Docampo liked to have…


What’s More Important GPA or Character

Are you more interested in your child’s GPA or his/her character and sense responsibility? By Jim Fay Give yourself a big pat on the back if you answered character and responsibility! Children who grow up in a home where character and responsibility are modeled, valued, and enforced often have little trouble being successful in school…


The Letter Your Teenager Can’t Write You

I loved this by Gretchen Schmelzer Dear Parent: This is the letter that I wish I could write. This fight we are in right now. I need it. I need this fight. I can’t tell you this because I don’t have the language for it and it wouldn’t make sense anyway. But I need this fight….


Must-visit destination for any wine lover traveling through Europe.

Bordeaux’s La Cité du Vin, a cultural center dedicated to everything wine. There’s still time to hop a plane to make the opening of Bordeaux’s brand new Cité du Vin wine museum. The opening ceremonies for the $80-million-plus project—to be attended by French President François Hollande, Minister of Culture Audrey Azoulay and Bordeaux Mayor Alain…

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