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Studio Movie Grill Hosts The Mother of All Playdates

Jun 30, 2016
Studio Movie Grill Hosts The Mother of All Playdates

OK ladies! Grab your girlfriends and “party like a mother”! The movie Bad Moms opens at Studio Movie Grill on July 28th, and they are hosting the ultimate playdate for all moms throughout the run of the movie. Here’s the deal and there are two price levels:  1. Get together a group of 10...

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Bent Metal plans to open a tasting room in downtown Grass Valley in August

Bent Metal plans to open a tasting room in downtown Grass Valley in August

In a newsletter, Bent Metal said “we will be opening a secondary tasting room in downtown Grass Valley on Mill Street sometime in August. Stay tuned for more information.” It will be the fifth winery tasting room in downtown Grass Valley. The others are Avanguardia, Lucchesi, Sierra Starr and Smith Vineyard. “Scott and Judy Brown, along...

Finding Our Way Now
Reserve De L Aube Syrah Merlot: Wine

We been traveling as well has a good number of visitors of late. I thought would be a good idea to stock up on some wine. Reserve De L Aube Syrah Merlot was a recommendation from the wine buyer at my local Cost Plus/World Market. It is a very pleasant wine for a VERY reasonable price. You’ve got to...

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Twisted Roots Winery Zinfandel: #Wine

Twisted Roots Winery Old Vine Zinfandel was a fun find.  My friend and I had just recently ventured back to Lodi for their Farmer Market & Street Fair.  We had dinner at a place recommended by a local, and it was as fun as they said it would be.  Of course, we had to...

Rubys Musings
Picnic Under the Stars

Jun 15, 2016

“Mishap at the Picnic” by Harry Ekman c. 1950s This past Saturday night hubby and myself decided to have a dinner picnic under the stars. This was not a random decision. It so happens that a local winery, Peirano Estate in Acampo Ca. wa...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Smith, Sierra Starr, Avanguardia, Secret Ravine, and Amador wineries among big winners in State Fair Wine Competition

Smith, Sierra Starr, Avanguardia, Secret Ravine, and Amador wineries among big winners in State Fair Wine Competition

Foothills wineries won major awards at the prestigious, long-running California State Fair wine competition. Smith Vineyard’s 2013 Primitivo from Nevada County was named “Best in California” and “Best of Class of Region,” and it won a Double Gold medal. Smith also won a Gold for its Cabernet Sauvignon and a Bronze for its...

Finding Our Way Now
Matua Sauvignon Blanc: #Wine

With the hot weather we’re currently enduring, a particular wine and event came to mind. I happened to be attending a local theater production with a friend. We’d made a reservation for dinner before the play.  It was super hot, and the only place they could set us was on the patio. When we...

Finding Our Way Now
Matua Sauvignon Blanc: #Wine

With the hot weather we’re currently enduring, a particular wine and event came to mind. I happened to be attending a local theater production with a friend. We’d made a reservation for dinner before the play.  It was super hot, and the only place they could set us was on the patio. When we...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Springtime in Nevada City

Jun 6, 2016
Springtime in Nevada City

SPRING IS A GLORIOUS TIME TO visit the Gold Rush towns in the foothills, and few are more picturesque and enjoyable than Nevada City. Wildflowers are in full bloom on surrounding hillsides and alongside the wild and scenic South Yuba River. The 56th annual Nevada City Bicycle Classic is on Father’s Day, June 19. It...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Springtime in Nevada City

Springtime in Nevada City

SPRING IS A GLORIOUS TIME TO visit the Gold Rush towns in the foothills, and few are more picturesque and enjoyable than Nevada City. Wildflowers are in full bloom on surrounding hillsides and alongside the wild and scenic South Yuba River. The 56th annual Nevada City Bicycle Classic is on Father’s Day, June 19. It...

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