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A Year in Wine
Dunne on Wine: White zin makes most of a modest resurgence

Dunne on Wine: White zin makes most of a modest resurgence


Turley Wine Cellars in Napa Valley last fall increased output of its white zinfandel to 600 cases from the 150 cases it first made in 2011 – a trend being followed by some other white zin producers.

Thirty years ago this spring Sacramento was the setting for perhaps the nation’s...

Rubys Musings
Delta Treasures

via Mary Engelbriet on her FB page Another Sunday, another day off for hubby, and another day spent together out for a drive to see what "trouble" we can get into for a few hours. This time it was to an area not too far from Muse Cottage, the Delta. Ann inland region just outside...

Sacramento365
Save Mart Grape Escape 2014 Brings California Wine to Downtown Sacramento

Jun 2, 2014
Save Mart Grape Escape 2014 Brings California Wine to Downtown Sacramento

Save Mart Grape Escape Showcases Sacramento Wines in Downtown Sacramento

One of the most popular events in downtown Sacramento each year is the Save Mart Grape Escape. Wines, beers and food from America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital all come together in the heart of the city June 7, 2014.

More than 40 wineries, 25 restaurants...

Girls on the Grid
Alternatives to Napa Wine Tasting – Murphy’s Law

Jun 2, 2014
Alternatives to Napa Wine Tasting – Murphy’s Law

By Kearsten Shepherd A coworker of mine who recently moved to Sacramento from New York recently asked me for ideas of what to do with some friends visiting next week. She mentioned that they were wine enthusiasts and she was going to be taking them wine tasting in Napa for part of their trip....

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Cavegrrl
Dametra Café: Mediterranean Fusion at its Finest in Downtown Carmel

Jun 1, 2014
Dametra Café: Mediterranean Fusion at its Finest in Downtown Carmel

Faisal Nimri and Bashar Sneeh own what is currently the most popular restaurant in downtown Carmel: Dametra Café. Since mid-2009, the restaurant has been booked solid (see above photo of line outside the door) for dinner every night, and after our meal there during our second night in Carmel, I can see why. When...

Finding Our Way Now
Clay Station Winery Pinot Grigio: #Wine

We were really fortunate to have very good friends visit us for a few days. While they were here we visited many wineries of interest. We enjoyed dinner at home and shared a Clay Station Winery Pinot Grigio with my chicken and potatoes. It was a very g...

FOX40
Cooking with Andis Wines

May 30, 2014

Chef Mark Mckenna from Andis Wines whips up some Ragu Alla Bolognese for Paul Robins and the FOX40 morning crew to sample.


Sac History Happenings
Gold Country offers history, views, wine

Gold Country offers history, views, wine

You no longer need a wagon train to reach the Gold County, but the historic vibe endures. The wine may be the main attraction in Murphys, but once there visitors will find plenty else to do.

Comstocks
Wine Winner

May 28, 2014

How Dr. Grover Lee went from the pharmacy to the vineyard

Imagine you’re a successful businessman, but what you really...

A Year in Wine
Dunne on Wine: Father Eusebio Kino and California wine

Dunne on Wine: Father Eusebio Kino and California wine


Padre Kino wines are soft, sweet, viscous and quaffable.

Three months out, and already I’m excited about California Wine Month in September.

It isn’t the tastings, dinners and tours that have me looking forward to this decade-old celebration so much as Gov. Jerry Brown’s proclamation to kick...

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