Category: Featured Features

Tasting Fine Napa Valley Merlots

At a recent “Masters of Merlot” event at the COPIA Center in Napa, winemaker Chris Carpenter, referenced the film, “Sideways,”…

2 days ago

Consequences of vehicular homicide

This week’s question comes from Jane in San Rafael, who asks: Q:“I am an avid bicyclist and supporter of the…

5 days ago

Revisiting an epic story of wine and winning

The documentary film, “Somm” chronicled the arduous regime of four young sommeliers, struggling to prepare to take the Master Sommelier…

1 week ago

Touched by Buddha: Exploring the spas of Chiang Mai

The tradition of Thai massage is older than the Bible. Whether a two-person stretching and hands-on yoga session or a…

1 week ago

SFUSD enrollment season is here

Where is your child going to school next year? It seems hard to believe, but it’s time to think about…

4 weeks ago

Three perfect days in Vancouver

Amid the Coast Mountain range and the Pacific, Vancouver is heralded as one of the world’s most habitable cities. It…

4 weeks ago

Safety regulations for commercial trucks carrying produce

This week’s question comes from Mark C. in Modesto, who asks: Q: “Yesterday morning I was driving on the freeway…

1 month ago

The lesser known white wines of France’s Pouilly Fume’

While cruising the Canal Lateral de Loire, we moored the boat near Sancerre and planned to do some wine tasting.…

1 month ago