Your 401(k) heading South faster than the GDP of the Democratic Republic of the Congo? That Newport Beach monstrosity you were gonna flip now worth less than a '97 Toyota Corolla? Life just not friggin' fair? Well, Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 BC-AD 17) has some advice for youWhere there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing. So, we suggest you get yourself to the non-profit Orange County Wine Societys California Gold do at the Anaheim Hilton, because one thing there will be plenty of is wine. In fact, dozens of OC Fair award-winning wineries will be on hand for your tasting pleasure, along with some 15 SoCal restaurants and food purveyors offering their cuisine. Also, a selection of outstanding chocolate creations. Need another reason? Try Aristophanes (c. 450-388 BC)Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine so I may wet my mind and say something clever. Go, imbibe, forget your worries, maybe even say something clever.
Sun., Aug. 16, 2 p.m., 2009