Wine

In Pennsylvania, heroin easier to get than wine, cheaper than beer: report

HARRISBURG Pa. - Young people in rural Pennsylvania can buy heroin more easily than a bottle of wine and getting high with the opiate can be cheaper than buying a six pack of beer, according to an investigative report released on Tuesday.

World Chefs: Two-star Maaemo shakes up Norwegian cuisine

OSLO - In an unfashionable part of Oslo, head chef Esben Holmboe Bang’s minimalist creations are stirring up food culture in a country where, a generation ago, the height of fine dining was boiled cod and potatoes. | Video

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World Chefs: Two-star Maaemo shakes up Norwegian cuisine

OSLO - In an unfashionable part of Oslo, head chef Esben Holmboe Bang’s minimalist creations are stirring up food culture in a country where, a generation ago, the height of fine dining was boiled cod and potatoes.

22 Sep 2014

Luxembourg opens art freeport to lure super-rich

LUXEMBOURG - Private banking hub Luxembourg sought to lure more wealthy investors on Wednesday by opening a high-security center designed to look like a jewel box, where collectors can store and trade valuables without paying customs or sales tax.

17 Sep 2014

Chefs take spotlight at London debut music-and-food fest

LONDON - Gourmet food proved to be the new rock ’n’roll at a weekend festival in London where 10 acclaimed chefs, three of whom hold Michelin stars, demonstrated their culinary prowess against a backdrop of live music.

Entertainment, Music 15 Sep 2014

Dubai's latest luxury: wine that includes 24-carat gold but no alcohol

DUBAI - Dubai built the world's tallest building, put a ski slope inside a shopping mall and gave its cops a Lamborghini for a police car. Where else would you sell a $150 bottle of 'halal' non-alcoholic sparkling white wine with flecks of 24-carat edible gold leaf gleaming at the bottom?

11 Sep 2014

Last Syrian vineyard keeps wine flowing despite war

BEIRUT - Amid the war in Syria, one hillside vineyard still produces wines that are served in the Michelin-starred restaurants of London and Paris.

10 Sep 2014

New York wine makers vie with France's top Merlot producers

NEW YORK - Long Island wineries are smaller, younger and have less experience than their French counterparts, but some local vintners think the Merlot wines they produce compare favorably with those made in Bordeaux.

09 Sep 2014

Trip Tips: Georgia's Caucasian charm lures hikers and hipsters

TBILISI - A history spanning centuries and civilizations, churches perched atop green mountains and inexpensive food and wine are just a few of the draws of the small Caucasian country of Georgia.

05 Sep 2014

Historic Miami Beach threatened amid real estate resurgence

MIAMI BEACH Fla. - Conservationists are urging Miami Beach officials to protect more of the city's historic homes after some decades-old properties were bulldozed to make way for mega mansions.

25 Aug 2014