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Dressing 50′s at 50 ~ Featuring Heart of Haute

Jul 27, 2016

So the joke around Muse Cottage is that I am now officially Mid Century, and well I dress Mid Century. I guess it takes the sting out of officially turning 50. Honestly I do not 100 percent mind turning 50. I look relatively young for my age, es...

Sac Foodies
A Night at Morton’s

Jul 27, 2016
A Night at Morton’s

By: Harrison Reilly Morton’s The Steakhouse is an American institution. Their classic cocktails, choice wine selection and premium steaks have been an upscale dining staple for nearly 40 years. Morton’s Sacramento location recently renovated their dining space to a more modern look while still keeping the vibe classy. Morton’s recently invited SacFoodies to a...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Tasting notes: Sierra Starr, Naggiar, Smith, Pilot Peak and Bent Metal

Tasting notes: Sierra Starr, Naggiar, Smith, Pilot Peak and Bent Metal

NAGGIAR VINEYARDS Naggiar is offering fully guided tours of its vineyard and winery in a new electric shuttle on weekends. SIERRA STARR’S GOLD MEDALS The winery has won double-gold or gold medals for most of the wines it has entered in tasting competitions this year. Sierra Starr won a double-gold for its 2012 Cabernet Franc at the...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Amador Vintners: from “Roots to Wine”

Amador Vintners: from “Roots to Wine”

AMADOR COUNTY’S MICRO-CLIMATES are as diverse as any in California, ranging from oak-studded hillsides at 900 feet to Sierra peaks that top 9,000 feet. Besides offering a year round playground—for cycling, hiking, fishing and other activities— the county’s terroir, climate and soils are ideal for growing premium wine grapes. The majority of Amador’s 3,700 vine...

Finding Our Way Now
Radio Boca Tempranillo: #Wine

I recently found myself in Cost Plus/World Market in search of interesting wines for a blog post.  I had the good fortune of running into my wine buyer friend at the store.  She introduced me to a few inexpensive wines that I might want to try, one being the Radio Boca Tempranillo. I opened the bottle that...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Food & Wine Festivals this summer in the Sierra Foothills and High Sierra

Food & Wine Festivals this summer in the Sierra Foothills and High Sierra

Here’s a sampling of food and wine festivals in our region this summer: SIERRA VINTNERS SUMMER REGIONAL WINE TRAIL JULY 16 & SEPT. 24 A premier wine tasting experience from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on scenic backroads in Nevada and Placer Counties. The trail includes wineries that are relatively near one another, reducing the driving time. The...

Cavegrrl
Cochon555 presents Heritage Fire Napa Lineup

Jul 11, 2016
Cochon555 presents Heritage Fire Napa Lineup

Hello meat lovers! I’m working on a few blog posts myself, but in the meantime, here’s some information on one of my favorite food and wine events of the year from my friends at Cochon 555, Cochon Heritage Fire Napa, taking place on August 21st this year at Charles Krug Winery! SAN FRANCISCO, CA...

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Cavegrrl
Studio Movie Grill Hosts The Mother of All Playdates

Jun 30, 2016
Studio Movie Grill Hosts The Mother of All Playdates

OK ladies! Grab your girlfriends and “party like a mother”! The movie Bad Moms opens at Studio Movie Grill on July 28th, and they are hosting the ultimate playdate for all moms throughout the run of the movie. Here’s the deal and there are two price levels:  1. Get together a group of 10...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Bent Metal plans to open a tasting room in downtown Grass Valley in August

Bent Metal plans to open a tasting room in downtown Grass Valley in August

In a newsletter, Bent Metal said “we will be opening a secondary tasting room in downtown Grass Valley on Mill Street sometime in August. Stay tuned for more information.” It will be the fifth winery tasting room in downtown Grass Valley. The others are Avanguardia, Lucchesi, Sierra Starr and Smith Vineyard. “Scott and Judy Brown, along...

Finding Our Way Now
Reserve De L Aube Syrah Merlot: Wine

We been traveling as well has a good number of visitors of late. I thought would be a good idea to stock up on some wine. Reserve De L Aube Syrah Merlot was a recommendation from the wine buyer at my local Cost Plus/World Market. It is a very pleasant wine for a VERY reasonable price. You’ve got to...

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