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Homemade Crème de Cocoa: #Recipe

I couldn’t resist another homemade liqueur recipe. This Homemade Crème de Cocoa, or what is often referred to as Chocolate Liqueur is the perfect recipe for that special someone who loves all things chocolate. Besides, this would make a great Valentine’s Day gift. This homemade liqueur’s chocolaty goodness is to die for, perfect for any valentine served...

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Riunite Lambrusco Emilia: #Wine

Do you remember your very first wine experience? Mine was Riunite Lambrusco. I was in my mid-twenties, single and dating a guy who seemed very worldly. He’d taken me out to an Italian restaurant and ordered Riunite Lambrusco. With much flair, the waiter played the part with the uncorking of the bottle. He presented...

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Riunite Lambrusco Emilia: #Wine

Do you remember your very first wine experience? Mine was Riunite Lambrusco. I was in my mid-twenties, single and dating a guy who seemed very worldly. He’d taken me out to an Italian restaurant and ordered Riunite Lambrusco. With much flair, the waiter played the part with the uncorking of the bottle. He presented...

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“Gen Wine”: More millennials drinking wine instead of beer

“Gen Wine”: More millennials drinking wine instead of beer

WE REGULARLY VISIT OUR REGION’S wineries to sip new varietals, taste from the barrel and meet with winemakers. We also enjoy meeting other winery guests. Though most of them are retirees, or boomers like ourselves, we notice more millennials at local wineries and tasting rooms. We’ve run into these unpretentious and adventurous wine drinkers at...

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Sierra Starr’s winemaker hosts a local wine professionals roundtable

Sierra Starr’s winemaker hosts a local wine professionals roundtable

LIKE A LITERARY ROUNDTABLE, a new generation of wine professionals in our region have been meeting regularly to taste wine and share their experiences. Each month, Sierra Starr winemaker and sommelier Jackson Starr hosts a gathering at the winery’s tasting room in downtown Grass Valley. The group includes Dawn Empson, chef and head of the new...

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Homemade Chai Tea Mix: #Recipe

Making homemade drink mixes, such as this Homemade Chai Tea Mix, is fun and a pleasure to give away. Not only is it easy to make, but it’s way less expensive than the store-bought variety. Having a jar of this Homemade Chai Tea Mix on hand is helpful when you have unexpected guests and want to...

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Finding Our Way Now
Homemade Chai Tea Mix: #Recipe

Making homemade drink mixes, such as this Homemade Chai Tea Mix, is fun and a pleasure to give away. Not only is it easy to make, but it’s way less expensive than the store-bought variety. Having a jar of this Homemade Chai Tea Mix on hand is helpful when you have unexpected guests and want to...

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Placer Vintners win 46 medals in Chronicle wine competition

Placer Vintners win 46 medals in Chronicle wine competition

The largest competition of American wines in the world names the best of the best. With 7,164 entries this year, the final results are in and Placer County’s vintners hauled in 46 medals including 12 bronze, 25 silver, 6 gold, one double gold and two best of class awards. Congratulations to all...

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Amador Vintners’ “Behind the Cellar Door” wine tasting is March 5-6

Jan 19, 2016
Amador Vintners’ “Behind the Cellar Door” wine tasting is March 5-6

FANS OF AMADOR COUNTY wines will be treated to an assortment of Barberas, Syrahs, old-vine Zinfandels, Sangioveses, Viogniers and other wines that flourish in Amador’s rich mountain terrain and hillside vineyards. These delicious, food-friendly wines will be showcased at the Amador Vintners’ annual “Behind the Cellar Door” weekend wine extravaganza on March 5-6 from 11...

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BriarPatch celebrates its 40th anniversary with food, wine and art

BriarPatch celebrates its 40th anniversary with food, wine and art

THE YEAR 2016 MARKS BRIARPATCH CO-OP’S 40th anniversary, leading to a year-long celebration. It will include special sales, a $40,000 community food giveaway, souvenirs, an art show and anniversary party for owners. Since it opened in 1976, BriarPatch has grown to more than 12,000 owners, and it employs more than 200 local residents, making it...

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