Bill Ward

Features reporter | Lifestyle | Entertainment | Wine
Phone: 612-673-7643
Bill looks for stories off the well-trod path, covers baby boomer issues, and writes about wine in his Liquid Assets column.

Recent content from Bill Ward

Wine deal: Lion's Drift Pinotage

WINEYes, Virginia, there is not only a Santa Claus but also good pinotage from South Africa. Landskroon and Ken Forrester...

Updated: December 01, 2012, - 03:27 PM

Publisher smokes out Santa Claus

A new edition of " 'Twas the Night Before Christmas" pilfers Santa's pipe and prompts a pushback.

Updated: November 29, 2012, - 10:41 AM

Wine deal: Hans Wirsching Dry Silvaner

WINEIt turns out that Transylvania should be known for more than vampires: The delicious silvaner grape is believed to have...

Updated: November 24, 2012, - 03:49 PM

Wine books worth soaking in

Also: Wine of the week.

Updated: November 21, 2012, - 02:25 PM

Wine deal: Kadett Kanonkop red blend

WINERed blends seem to be getting more and more popular, and they're especially suited for this time of year --...

Updated: November 17, 2012, - 03:08 PM

The clean pate club

Men have become more comfortable, confident, even more commanding by embracing their baldness.

Updated: November 14, 2012, - 06:31 PM

Fantasy fame game is gaining a foothold

Football '"widows" and locked out sports fans delight in competing with their own celebrity teams.

Updated: November 14, 2012, - 02:48 PM

There's an array of Turkey Day wine choices

With a host of flavors in the food, there's no such thing as one perfect wine; instead try a mix of favorites and newbies.

Updated: November 14, 2012, - 12:46 PM

No storm over Beaujolais Nouveau

Sandy is causing a shortage of the once-loved wine, but demand has been dwindling for several years.

Updated: November 13, 2012, - 07:57 PM

Wine deal: Santi Montedoro Moscato

The moscato craze shows no sign of abating, and wines such as the Santi Moscato Montedoro ($12) provide ample evidence...

Updated: November 10, 2012, - 02:11 PM

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