Food and Wine

Light and Easy Meals for the New Year 

I know, I know, THIS is the year that you’re going to eat healthy and get into shape! We’ve all made promises to ourselves that we probably won’t keep, but

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Carl Kanowsky | Women finding success in wine

In my last column, I extoled the virtues that Barbara Widmer, winemaker, brings to the Tuscan classic, Brancaia. She’s taken a family venture and morphed it into a world-class winery. 

Giuditta Bianciardi, displaying the Brancaia wines. Photo by Carl Kanowsky.

Carl Kanowsky | Tasting Brancaia’s wines

Now that you’ve been properly introduced to Brancaia and its winemaker, Barbara Widmer, let’s talk about their wines.  Giuditta, our delightful hostess whom I mentioned in my first column, provided

City eyeing land deal in closed session  

  In closed session Tuesday, the Santa Clarita City Council is expected to discuss the status of the city manager’s negotiation with Lennar Homes of California before its regular meeting.  

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Carl Kanowsky | Our Italian Sojourn, Part 1

So, we’ve just returned from a sometimes enchanting and sometimes frustrating tour of Italy.  We began our journey in Milan. Our first objective was to get a 15-minute visit with

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Carl Kanowsky | Fulldraw: A Paso up-and-comer

Raw caption info: All photos courtesy of Terry Kanowsky: The first is Marcel, Fulldraw’s cellar master. The second is the painting discussed in the story plus bottles of the wines tasted for