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Nevada County’s oldest wine in existence shown at Fair

Nevada County’s oldest wine in existence shown at Fair

Our magazine enjoyed attending the opening ceremonies at the Nevada County Fair in Grass Valley on Wednesday. We visited with the local dignitaries, heard some opening remarks, and noshed on breakfast from Emily’s Catering that was made with fresh ingredients donated from local farms. The Fair runs from Wednesday to Sunday and expects to draw...

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Rod Byers receives 2016 Blue Ribbon Award from Fair

Rod Byers receives 2016 Blue Ribbon Award from Fair

Rod Byers of Grass Valley has been named the 2016 Blue Ribbon Award recipient by the Nevada County Fairgrounds Board of Directors. The award was created by Western Fairs Association (WFA), a nonprofit trade association serving the Fair industry, to recognize those who support and contribute to the quality of their local Fair. Rod...

Cavegrrl
Legends of Wine Returns to the State Capitol on September 16th

Aug 6, 2016
Legends of Wine Returns to the State Capitol on September 16th

Farm-to-Fork events are kicking into high gear all around Sacramento as noted by the Farm-to-Fork regional events page. Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Week begins on September 8th and takes place for 18 days, along with the Farm-to-Fork Festival on the 24th of September and the Farm-to-Fork Gala (Tower Bridge Dinner) on the 25th of September. But...

Cavegrrl
Wine Bloggers Conference to Take Place in Lodi, California from August 11-14

Aug 3, 2016
Wine Bloggers Conference to Take Place in Lodi, California from August 11-14

After a little hesitation, I finally signed up for the Wine Bloggers Conference taking place in Lodi, California from August 11th-14th. Why did I wait so long? Well, I wasn’t sure what to expect, really. But after chatting with a few other wine bloggers (Traveling Wine Chick in particular) and Public Relations Pro Heather...

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Cavegrrl
It’s Time to Eat Drink SF!

Aug 2, 2016
It’s Time to Eat Drink SF!

Here’s a press release from my friends at Eat Drink SF, a series of food, wine, and spirits events taking place at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason, August 26 – 28!! (SAN FRANCISCO) – Eat Drink SF, the premier food, wine, and spirits festival that celebrates the Bay Area’s world-class chefs and restaurants,...

Cavegrrl
New Menu Features and Gluten Free Finds at Yard House

Aug 1, 2016
New Menu Features and Gluten Free Finds at Yard House

A few weeks ago Andy and I checked out some new menu items and gluten free options available at Yard House in Roseville. You might remember my visit to Yard House shortly after they opened back in 2011. We kicked off our meal with this round of drinks. On the left is a glass...

Rubys Musings
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...

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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...

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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...

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