California Wineries Reel After Closing Tasting Rooms Due To Coronavirus

Amid the widening coronavirus pandemic, California wineries are shuttering tasting rooms and ending tours in keeping with Gov. Gavin Newsom's recent directive.


After Fall’s Wildfire Scare, Visitors Will Find Napa And Sonoma Pleasantly Normal

The Napa and Sonoma valleys, two favorite California destinations, escaped damage in October?s Kincade wildfire and power shutdown.

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Starbucks Apologizes After Riverside County Deputies Claim They Were Refused Service

Starbucks apologizes and promises an internal investigation after Riverside County deputies claim they were refused service.


Now That White Claw Summer Is Over, Will Hard Seltzer’s Popularity Go Splat?

Wine coolers, Zima, Smirnoff Ice ? those fads are over. But White Claw's emerging rivals bet that alcoholic seltzer has staying power.


Walk Among The Redwoods On A Weekend Trip To The Santa Cruz Mountains

A weekend trip to the Santa Cruz Mountains includes a stay in storybook-sounding Ben Lomond, wine tasting and a walk among the redwoods.


The Latest Casualty Of Trump’s Trade War With China? California Wine

California wineries were expanding into China's big wine market. Trump's trade war is destroying their plans.


What goes into an $899 bottle of beer except for hype and coconuts

Want a taste of Los Angeles’ latest craft beer sensation? Grab a sleeping bag — or be prepared to empty your wallet.


The Ink You Get Here May Be Permanent, But This New Vegas Tattoo Pop-up Isn?t

You can learn about the art form at the mini-museum at this temporary venue at the Linq Promenade, and you also can get a tattoo while you're at it.


Anaheim?s Annual Namm Show Features Guitar Designs Inspired By Rum And Tattoos

Rock music and alcohol have never been strangers, but one particularly artistic instance of that union will be revealed at the National Association of Music Merchants conference, which runs from Jan.


The Top 10 Of Places To Visit In 2019, From Belize To Tasmania And Napa/sonoma In Between

Here are our picks for the new year. There are comeback kids and newly energized spots, dreamy destinations and cutting edge places to put on your wish list.

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