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A Map for Wine Lovers

Just Shake on the Tomato

September 18, 2002|Russ Parsons, Donna Deane

You never know when the urge to visit a winery is going to strike. Now you can be prepared for all eventualities. A new fold-out highway map published by the Wine Appreciation Guild and Global Graphics gives the location of more than 1,000 wineries in California. There are detailed insets of the important regions and a listing on the back of addresses, phone numbers and tasting-room information.

California wine map, $4.95 at wine or map stores, or from the Wine Appreciation Guild, (800) 231-9463, or www.wineapprecia Or visit Global Graphics at

Russ Parsons


This sun-dried tomato powder has an amazing concentrated tomato flavor. Use it to accent chicken, eggs, salads and sandwiches, or toss it with pasta. Mixed with basil oil, it makes a great dip for French bread.

Sablon de Tomatoes sun-dried tomato powder, 75-gram jar, $10 from Oliviers & Co., 189 The Grove Drive, Suite F73, The Grove at Farmers Market, Los Angeles, (323) 965-8817.

Donna Deane

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