Whiskey’s (and whisky’s) moment

Doug Paulding follows up his “Wine Tasting Journal” (Peter Pauper Press) with a “Spirits Tasting Journal” early next year. So what better way to announce it than with a column on whiskey, er, whisky, which is having another moment.

Simply bubbly

Emilien – through his birth right, through his diligence, through his education and through his passion –has landed himself in the very enviable position of chef de caves (cellar master) of a major Champagne house at a tender young age.

California Dreamin’

Wine & Dine columnist Doug Paulding meets with vintners from Livermore Valley wine country, just east of San Francisco, which could be called one of the birthplaces of the California and, by extension, American wine world.