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Building bridges between our foothills and Napa wineries

Building bridges between our foothills and Napa wineries

Nell Esterhazy Scannon, an accomplished equestrian, author and food and wine connoisseur from Nevada City, is now living and working at Jarvis Estate winery and vineyards in Napa. Her family — including Phil and Belinda Rush Carville — is well-known and successful in the foothills. We fondly remember Nell telling us the history of the...

A Year in Wine
Dunne on Wine: Vintners Hall of Fame election on hold

Dunne on Wine: Vintners Hall of Fame election on hold


Forty-four plaques by Larry Nowlan are mounted on old redwood wine casks at the Vintners Hall of Fame in St. Helena. A vote to establish new inductees has been put on hold.

The death last summer of a New Hampshire artist may be the jolt that the California wine trade...

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Dawson’s at the Hyatt Regency’s Monthly Wine Dinner Featuring Goldschmidt Vineyards

Feb 24, 2014
Dawson’s at the Hyatt Regency’s Monthly Wine Dinner Featuring Goldschmidt Vineyards

Lately, I have been very selective in the events I attend and the restaurants, products, services, et cetera I choose to promote, but last week when I was invited to attend the monthly wine dinner held at Dawson’s at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Sacramento, I jumped at the opportunity. For a while now,...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Food & wine pairings for Foothills Celebration in Grass Valley on Saturday, March 1

Food & wine pairings for Foothills Celebration in Grass Valley on Saturday, March 1

Click for larger image of map: The Foothills Celebration in Grass Valley on Saturday, March 1, is one of the region’s premier wine and food pairing events. Spend the afternoon, from 1-4 p.m., strolling the shops and sites of historic downtown Grass Valley. Tickets are $45. The ticket includes unlimited wine tasting from foothill wineries and...

Finding Our Way Now
Laird Estate Pinot Grigio: #Wine

I was out and about with my husband having a really fun day when we happened upon a wine bar and were introduced to this awesome Laird Estate Pinot Grigio by the Laird Family Estate.  They matched the wine with a cheese board of locally produced cheeses.  That and the Laird Estate...

Finding Our Way Now
Laird Estate Pinot Grigio: Wine

I was out and about with my husband having a really fun day when we happened upon a wine bar and were introduced to this awesome Laird Estate Pinot Grigio by the Laird Family Estate.  They matched the wine with a cheese board of locally produced cheeses.  That and the Laird...

Sacramento Magazine
Lincoln’s Wise Villa Winery Emerges Victorious at the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition


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Wine Grape Growers Celebrate Successful Harvest

Feb 18, 2014

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At Scribner Bend Vineyards in Clarksburg, farmer Mark Scribner is enjoying another great harvest.

According to the USDA 2013′s grape crush tonnage was up seven percent from the year prior meaning California’s 4,600 wine grape growers saw record revenues.…


A Year in Wine
Dunne on Wine: Matthew Rorick and his Forlorn Hope winery

Feb 18, 2014
Dunne on Wine: Matthew Rorick and his Forlorn Hope winery


Vineyards at the former Stevenot Winery climb the hillsides just outside Murphys on Highway 4 in Calaveras County. “I kept coming back to the foothills for the soils it has and for the chance to play in different climates because of the area’s shifting elevations,” says winemaker Matthew Rorick....

Finding Our Way Now
Hess Chardonnay: Wine

It had been awhile since I had visited with some very good friends. My husband I had dinner with our friends to catch-up and this delightful Hess Chardonnay was the wine of choice for our table.

It was an enchanting wine and one I went in search of the very next day.  I found...

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