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Cabernet Touchstones (News & Features)

Sommeliers often come to California cabernet with a different perspective than collectors. Karen Moneymaker reports on ten collectible cabernets that sommeliers have come to love.Corison {image_1} After making wines for Chappellet through the 1980s, Cathy Corison founded her own winery in 1987, focused on benchland cabernet sauvignon...Read Full Story

Dama (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

In a renovated warehouse in LA’s Fashion District, Dama is chef Antonia Lofaso’s homage to her Puerto Rican heritage. The dining room and breezy patio have an Old-World Cuban feel; the dishes match the restaurant’s tropical vibe, pulling flavors from all over Latin America....Read Full Story

Bavel (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

Stepping into the bright and airy interior of Bavel feels like stumbling on an oasis. This second act for Bestia’s Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis leans into the duo’s diverse heritage (Moroccan, Turkish, Israeli and Egyptian), taking local ingredients into a Middle Eastern...Read Full Story

Napa Valley Cabernet (News & Features)

{image_1}I can trace the beginnings of my Napa Valley cabernet bias back to one such tasting, when I found myself at a table with several open bottles of 1997 cult cabernet. These were the wines that changed the course of Napa cabernet sauvignon. The proverbial Helen of Troy wines...Read Full Story

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