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

WiWine deal of the week

Lessini Durello I Prandi

Updated: October 13, 2012, - 04:46 PM

Liquid assets: No need to switch over to red wine just yet

Whites and blends pair perfectly with the changing cuisine of fall.

Updated: October 10, 2012, - 03:52 PM

Names have political bent, too

What's in a name? Perhaps your political leanings.

Updated: October 07, 2012, - 06:44 PM

Wine deal: Bisquertt La Joya Reserve Carmenere

For years, about half of the "merlot" coming out of Chile was actually carmenere. The misidentification of many large vineyards...

Updated: September 29, 2012, - 03:14 PM

Bacon shortage: Aporkalypse now

Bacon, beloved by so many, is about to become more precious.

Updated: September 28, 2012, - 06:05 PM

The rules of game have some wild pairings

Whether it's bear or boar, it can be tricky when trying to select a wine with your great catch.

Updated: September 26, 2012, - 03:22 PM

For some, it's just one hit

Tuesday is One Hit Wonder Day, perhaps the only "Hallmark holiday" in which the honorees are denigrated as much as celebrated.

Updated: September 25, 2012, - 03:35 PM

New words expand the lexicon

The Internet gives editors a chance to come to terms with newfangled terms.

Updated: September 19, 2012, - 03:32 PM

Wine deal: Banfi's Centine

Banfi might be best known for its signature Brunello di Montalcino, but the winery produces some seriously swell lower-priced wines...

Updated: September 15, 2012, - 04:20 PM

The joke's (not) on them

A growing church settles into an unlikely home, where ties are forged but rarely worn: a comedy club.

Updated: September 13, 2012, - 03:52 PM

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