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Wine Time: CrossBarn Chardonnay 2013

...texture, makes it more Burgundian."The Sonoma Coast vineyards where the grapes are grown are influenced by the cool Pacific Ocean. Daytime temperatures are moderated by fog rolling in from the ocean and nights can dip into the 40s. This gives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-29/wine-time-crossbarn-c
US, China vow to improve cooperation despite disputes

...claims in Asia's contested, resource-rich seas.Xi made clear China wouldn't be pushed around."The vast Pacific Ocean has ample space to accommodate our two great nations," he said through an interpreter.Differences between the U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-09/us-china-vow-improve-coope
Wine Time: Cherry Tart Pinot Noir 2012, California

...earthiness to the mix. It is on a low ridge in the Petaluma Wind Gap, which gets a constant flow of cool air from the Pacific Ocean, allowing grapes to ripen slowly.The Alta Loma Vineyard in Monterey County features gravelly loam soils, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-30/wine-time-cherry-tart
Wine Time: Santa Rita Medalla Real Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Chile

...sea level in the Alto Jahuel vineyard in the famed Maipo Valley. The influence of the nearby Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean creates a big temperature swing from day to night and a gradual decrease of temperatures toward the end of summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-18/wine-time-santa-rita-
Former A's, Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch dies

...County coroner.Neighbor Alma Purcha said she woke up to find police cars outside the home several blocks from the Pacific Ocean. She said Welch divided his time between Arizona and Seal Beach. She last saw him with his son and daughter Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-10/former-dodgers-pitcher-b
Wine Time: Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Napa Valley

...on Mount Veeder, Howell Mountain, Spring Mountain and Diamond Mountain. They all benefit by the influence of the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, but Mount Veeder is closer to the water. The vineyard is relatively cool, but it sits above...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-06-03/wine-time-mt-brave-ca
Wine Time: Clos du Bois Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

...a lot of buzz in recent years as wine drinkers have begun to notice the great wines coming out of the region. The Pacific Ocean influence helps create a long growing season, allowing the grapes to develop depth and intensity.The grapes were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-03-25/wine-time-clos-du-boi
Arizona's Opening Day starter admits his fear of flying

SYDNEY - Nothing like a long flight across the Pacific Ocean to help a guy overcome a fear of flying.Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Wade Miley doesn't like to fly. Plain and simple...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-21/arizonas-opening-day-sta
Vacation spots send warm invitations up north

...and his wife will take their 4-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter to Manzanillo, Mexico, a resort on the Pacific ocean."That's near the equator, right? It's got to be pretty warm," Tuttle said, adding that "a lot of sand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-03-08/vacation-spots-send-warm-invitation
A storm brewing

...Canterbury. Les Stroud.All of them.I can tell you how to spear an exotic fish while on a deserted island in the Pacific Ocean, make a desalinization still or roast a field mouse. I could make a hut from jungle elements or fashion snow goggles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-16/heres-storm-brewing