During the past few months we've spoken with winemakers and wineries especially the women in wine. This time we shift gears and talk with the people who bring the wines from around the world to America. One such person is Brian Larky.In 1989 Brian moved back to the U.S.
Women have power. In Womenomics, journalists Shipman and Kay
deal in facts, not stereotypes, providing a fresh perspective on the
largely hidden power that women have in today's marketplace. Why?
Companies with more women managers are more profitable. Women do more
Like any American teenager, Brenda Paz spent much of her time with
her friends. They would go to parties, listen to music, and show off
their cars late into the night. But Brenda and her friends belonged to
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