The move is on. Increasingly more and more women are playing an important role in the wine industry.
During most of New York's early history,Ellis Island had been an obscure little island. To many Americans today, however the small island holds a much bigger significance. Ellis Island is now looked upon as a place where many of our ancestors first touched American soil.
Harvey Kurtzman was both a satirical genius and comic mastermind. He
created MAD magazine and for decades pushed the envelope of comic book
writing. He was responsible for launching the career of Gloria Steinman
Richard Elia earned his Ph.D. in English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1972. He has created a double career as a full-time professor at Salem State College and president / publisher of Quarterly Review of Wines (QRW),
Basel Cellars located in Walla Walla,Washington began the journey into the wine business in 2001. Their estate vineyards were planted prior to this in 1997. All of the wine production is done on the property in a 9,600 sq. ft. underground wine cave. I spoke with Justin Basel, a young
Guest: Owner Jay Soloff
Most histories focus on the men
who conceived the Panama Canal,
particularly President Theodore Roosevelt and chief engineers
John Stevens and George Goethals. In her latest book
author Julie Greene shifts the focus away from those at the
In 1948, Ambassador James D. Zellerbach acquired 200 acres in the Mayacamas Mountains one mile
It was 1986 when Washington native Tom Hedges found his first employment in the wine industry marketing American wines in Taiwan. From that humble beginning, Hedges Cellars, then a "virtual" winery, found its first customer: the government of Sweden.
During her thirty-three year winemaking career, Merry has earned the universal respect of winemaking peers, grape growers and academicians. A self-described perfectionist, she has constantly refined her vineyard practices, wines and techniques. Merry does not rest on her laurels; she grows.Food
Freeman Vineyard & Winery is the fruition of a 20-year dream shared by Ken and Akiko Freeman to craft elegant cool climate California Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in a sophisticated, Burgundian
The Rocket That Fell To Earth
by Jeff Pearlman
Shortly after midnight on March 18, 1990, two men broke into the
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and committed the largest art
heist in history. They stole a dozen masterpieces, including one
Vermeer, three Rembrandts, and five Degas. But after thousands of
Just after noon on September 16, 1920, as hundreds of workers poured onto Wall Street for their lunchtime break, a horse-drawn cart packed with dynamite exploded in a spray of metal and fire, turning the busiest corner of the financial center into a war zone. Thirty-nine
No figure in American public life has had such great expectations
thrust upon him, or has responded so poorly. But Ted Kennedy -- the
youngest of the Kennedy children and the son who felt the least
pressure to satisfy his father's enormous ambitions -- would go on to
Dean is a detail-oriented winemaker who works closely with his crew in
the cellar, while keeping a watchful eye on the development of the
grapes in the vineyard. He is responsible for all winemaking as well as
In this revelatory, dynamic biography, one of our finest historians,
Benson Bobrick, profiles union general George H. Thomas, arguing that
he was the greatest and most successful general of the Civil War.
Because Thomas didn't live to write his memoirs, his reputation has
What happens when science fiction becomes battlefield reality?
amazing revolution is taking place on the battlefield, starting to
change not just how wars are fought, but also the politics, economics,
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Arts, sciences and humanities build healthier, more livable, vital communities. They are essential to a strong education system. They contribute enormously to our economy.