Food and Wine

On the Vine: The ‘electric acidity’ of Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay

The Hilt creates delicious wine from Santa Barbara County vineyards

 

Last Call with Saul: The virtues and perils of at-home drinking

To-go cocktails helping some bars as they struggle to survive during ongoing uncertainty

 

Lucky Rock speaks to a new generation

Brothers Aaron and Jesse Inman have a modern take on the wine business

Last Call with Saul: Feeling alone in a pandemic

People must make their own decisions about risks of gathering outdoors

Sullivan Rutherford re-emerges as an elite Napa Valley wine estate

Steeped in Napa Valley history, Sullivan Rutherford Estate helped establish the area…

Last Call with Saul: Catching up with mixologist Erik Proctor

The Mix bartender says SF could be doing more to help during pandemic

South African Chenin Blanc captivates as an alternative white wine

Country’s Coastal Region a primary source of the varietal into the future

To taste or not to taste: Winery visit during a pandemic

A pleasant cheat day at Castello di Amorosa in Napa Valley

Coronavirus does not take holidays off, but mistakes happen

I seemingly forgot the potential severity of being around strangers

Jessie Ware asks ‘What’s Your Pleasure?’

Pop singer has fun making music, talking about food

Winemaker Isabel Galindo showcases garnacha from Madrid

Las Moradas de San Martin began making fine wine in 1999

Malbec finds a home in Argentina

The roots of malbec are the Bordeaux region in southwest France where it is among the “big six” permitted red grapes.

Keeping spirits up in a time of international crisis

Since beginning this column, I’ve joked a lot about how much my…

Bar patrons answer call to save Aunt Charlie’s

Fans of Tenderloin drag queen haven and neighborhood spot quickly donate

On The Vine: J Vineyards celebrates the marriage of wine and cheese

Russian River Valley vintner, chef present, promote pleasant pairings

When should bars reopen?

San Francisco residents weigh in

Fine prosecco from Northern Italy

Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG sets high standards for sparklers

What four Bay Area bar owners say about the future amid COVID-19

Bartenders share their thoughts on the outlook for their venues in the months ahead.