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Sneak peek at this year’s Bracebridge Dinner menus at Yosemite

Sneak peek at this year’s Bracebridge Dinner menus at Yosemite

Next year Yosemite celebrates its sesquicentennial anniversary – 150 years ago Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove became the first public parkland the federal government had ever set aside, with President Lincoln declaring, “upon the express conditions that the premises shall be held for public use, resort and recreation.” While popular in the summer for outdoor...

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Meadowcroft Wines 2011 Chardonnay: Wine

This past September I had the good fortune of taking a few of my blogger friends on a tour of the Napa and Sonoma wine regions.  We had a blast wine tasting, sharing food and enjoying chocolate.  One of our planned stops was Meadowcroft Wines where we were treated to a...

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Top 10 wine stories of 2013

Top 10 wine stories of 2013

Editor’s note: This is from Wine Enthusiast magazine. We have added our own commentary to the list, focusing on our local region. “1. Wine, Wine Everywhere. Amazon and Facebook acted as third–party marketers for wine sales in 2013, and Starbucks, 7–11, Frontgate and Burger King, among other surprising outlets, either launched or were testing wine...

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Wine, beer & coffee are hottest Google searches in food for fall

Wine, beer and coffee are the hottest searches in the food category, according to the latest Google trends report.

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Celebration Wines Recommendations

It's that time of year and we are all starting to contemplate our many family gathering, parties and family feasts. Then we wonder, what celebration wines should I serve, there so many to choose from. I find myself in the same quandary...The post Cele...

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Domaine ste Michelle Brut: Sparkling Wine

Well, it was my birthday, not very long ago. So I was tasked to go in search of something I would enjoy and share on my special day. Domaine Ste Michelle Brut, findingourwaynow.comI selected a few to try, one them was Domaine ste Michelle Brut...The po...

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Placer County News Roundup

Marijuana growing operation discovered near Roseville park Sacramento Bee:  http://blogs.sacbee.com/crime/archives/2013/11/marijuana-growing-operation-discovered-near-roseville-pak.html Quiet zone median hit again Placer Herald - http://www.placerher...

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Delicato Merlot 2010: Wine

Ok, it’s been one of those attitude adjustment weekends.  I found this wine a long while back and it has been a favorite of mine (and others) for a very long time.  All I can say is Delicato Winery produces a really great Merlot.  It is a h...

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What’s not to like? A chocolate and wine tasting

What is there not to like about chocolate and wine tasting, especially with friends. I had the very great privilege of hosting a few of my online friends, Cheryl Therrien/Grandmother Diaries, Elizabeth Scott/VAtoGO, Doreen Pendgracs/Wizard of Words and...

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Fall Wine Tours: Barrel Tasting & Leaf Peeping

Fall Wine Tours: Barrel Tasting & Leaf Peeping

LIKE THE FRESH, LOCAL FOOD movement, wine tasting in the Sierra foothills is becoming a year-round passion. Downtown tasting rooms are open, but more wineries are staying open year-round. Naggiar Vineyards is extending its wine and food events year-round. Smith Vineyards, with its iconic red-barn winery building, is opening its vineyard on Saturdays in October—including...



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