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Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co. opens in August

Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co. opens in August

SOME OF OUR FAVORITE FOOD PARADISES are in the Bay Area, such as the Ferry Building Marketplace or the Rockridge Market Hall. Now a vibrant community of farmers, artisan food sellers and artists is emerging in downtown Nevada City. Located in the heart of the historic district on Commercial Street, it is anchored by Three...

A Year in Wine
Mike Dunne on Wine: Greek wines

OK, let’s get this out of the way high up: Greek wine is, well, all Greek to me. What a card.

But I have plenty of company in the deck. Greek wines never have developed much of a following in the United States, and the reasons for that are many.

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Finding Our Way Now
Ficklin Vineyards 10 year Tawny Port: #Wine

When the day has been long and hectic, with many challenges and interruptions, I’ll grab a cordial of Port wine such as this Ficklin Vineyards 10 Year Tawny Port. When the weather is nice, I’ll sit on my patio and slowly sip this delight and just let the rest of the day...

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Northstar summer wine walk on July 26

Northstar summer wine walk on July 26

The next Summer Wine Walk at Northstar California Resort is scheduled for Saturday, July 26 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in The Village at Northstar. Hosted throughout The Village’s fine shops and restaurants, the nine-stop tour is themed Sustainable Growers and Wineries and features nine wine and two sake varietals from renowned vineyards including...

A Year in Wine
Mike Dunne on Wine: Pinot grigio/pinot gris

Pinot grigio, also known as pinot gris, is rare among wines in that it can draw upon the traditions and romance of two wine countries to sell itself – Italy and France.

That’s a good thing, given that pinot grigio/pinot gris needs all the help it can get. On paper, it’s...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Greater Grass Valley Chamber proposes jeep tours for tourists

Greater Grass Valley Chamber proposes jeep tours for tourists

The Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce is seeking $20,000 in funding from the City of Grass Valley for jeep tours. The purpose of the Jeep Tour business with a tentative name of Chamber Jeep Tour Adventures, would be to expose visitors and local residents to western Nevada County attractions, state parks, wineries, rivers, its...

Rubys Musings
Chilling Underground

No gem mining for us, this day it was all about the Cavern!  Ok, by now you know I LOVE exploring caverns, caves and mines as well as learning about the wonderfully historically rich area in which we now live. Last week it was Moaning Cavern, ...

A Year in Wine
Dunne on Wine: India a young market for wine

Kerry Damskey earned his degree in fermentation sciences at UC Davis in 1976. Since then, he’s become a globe-hopping consultant winemaker, helping develop vineyards and wineries in uncommon regions on four continents, including Costa Rica, Bulgaria, Israel and China. When he’s home at Geyserville, he and his wife, Daisy, make wines from mountain vineyards...

A Year in Wine
Mike Dunne on Wine: Shake Ridge Ranch in Amador County

The best way to get a handle on the link between the place where wine grapes are grown and the nature of the wine they yield is to join a winemaker in the vineyard. Better yet, 14 winemakers.

But despite the energetic intentions of Ann Kraemer, the message that unfolds from...

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Read the Summer 2014 issue of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine

Read the Summer 2014 issue of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine

Click HERE to read a digital edition of our summer 2014 issue, now circulating.

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