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Date-Night Dining

Tantalizing options abound when it comes to selecting the perfect romantic locale in Laguna Beach. By Victoria Kertz and Laguna Beach...

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In Vino Veritas: Guadalupe Valley Wine

When renowned Mexican winemaker Hugo D’Acosta realized that his half of his vineyards in Mexico’s Guadalupe Valley were planted in sand...

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Laguna Uncorked: Five Wines to Try at Watermarc

  Chef Marc Cohen’s South Coast Highway restaurant Watermarc has long been known for its contemporary grazing plates—16 options...

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Laguna Uncorked: Five Tips for Choosing Holiday Glassware

Last week, I arrived at a dinner party with 2013 Loca tempranillo in hand to find that the host did not own any red wine glasses. We were...

Sunrise Sangria at Splashes Restaurant and Bar (Courtesy Surf & Sand Resort)

Laguna Uncorked: Top Spots to Drink Wine Before Noon

A few weeks ago, I joined a wine club that curates monthly selections based on a survey of your palate profile—I prefer milk chocolate...

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Laguna Uncorked: The Art of Bottling a Brand with Speak Wines

With the holidays fast approaching, those of us who have procrastinated on finding the perfect presents for loved ones are starting to feel...

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Laguna Uncorked: Skyloft Savory Selections

The month of November brings Laguna Beach’s foray into smokehouse barbecue, as local restaurateur Ivan Spiers’ latest concept, Skyloft,...

Nebbiolo pairs well with the prawns to be included on Harvest restaurant’s upcoming dinner menu. | Photo by Jody Tiongco

Perfect Pairings: Sommeliers’ Secrets to Food and Wine

Wine lists—even the less lengthy ones—can be intimidating. From a crisp, bright sauvignon blanc to a bold, savory cabernet,...

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Long Weekend in Wine Country

A quick trip to Sonoma is the perfect girlfriend getaway. By Katherine Duncan   Family and work obligations can make it difficult to...