Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine The publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt is Jeff Pelline, whose award winning 30-year journalism career includes editing and management positions at the San Francisco Chronicle, CNET (since sold to CBS for $2 billion) and The Union in Grass Valley. Jeff's work also has been published in the New York Times, Time magazine and the Chicago Tribune. When Jeff was Editor of CNET News, the publication won a prestigious National Magazine Award.

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Sierra Brewfest at Nevada County Fairgrounds on August 27

Sierra Brewfest at Nevada County Fairgrounds on August 27

MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS ALLIANCE presents the 27th annual Sierra BrewFest on August 27 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. As one of the oldest, continuously running brewfests in California, it is known for showcasing small microbreweries in Northern California. This year’s roster features over 100 hand-crafted beers from some of the nation’s best microbreweries. This unique...

Popular Haute Trash fashion show at Pilot Peak Winery on August 27

Popular Haute Trash fashion show at Pilot Peak Winery on August 27

Haute Trash will be presenting the very latest in recycled couture at Pilot Peak Winery on Saturday, August 27. This show brings together a dozen fashion designers from around the country, all poking fun at our disposable culture, through their fabulous runway creations. Doors will open at 7, fashion show begins at 8. Your first...

Photo exhibit celebrating Nevada City’s Constitution Day parade opens at City Hall

Photo exhibit celebrating Nevada City’s Constitution Day parade opens at City Hall

A photo exhibit celebrating the Golden Anniversary of Nevada City’s Constitution Day Parade is now open in the foyer of Nevada City Hall. The display includes 35 photos of scenes from the very first parade through last year’s event. The parade was founded in 1967 by the late Col. Bill Lambert, a Nevada City resident...

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...

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...

George and Sandy Woods inducted into Nevada County Fair’s Hall of Fame

George and Sandy Woods inducted into Nevada County Fair’s Hall of Fame

George and Sandy Woods have been named to the Nevada County Fair’s Hall of Fame. The Fair’s Board of Directors recognized the Woods for their long-time service and dedication to the Nevada County Fair. George and Sandy have been involved with the Fair since they moved to Nevada County in 1985. As active...

Sierra Stages, CATS, Quest, Le Gacy among leaders in 2016 Elly award nominations

Sierra Stages, CATS, Quest, Le Gacy among leaders in 2016 Elly award nominations

Sierra Stages, Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra, Quest Theaterworks and LeGacy Presents all were nominated for prestigious Elly awards, the Sacramento Regional Theatre Alliance announced. Named for the late Eleanor McClatchy, a devoted patron of the arts and former publisher of the Sacramento Bee, the Elly Awards celebrate excellence and the outstanding achievements...

Mahogany Magic: Tahoe’s Concours d’Elegance and Maritime Museum

Mahogany Magic: Tahoe’s Concours d’Elegance and Maritime Museum

THE 44TH ANNUAL LAKE TAHOE CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE is August 12-13 at historic Obexer’s Boat Company in Homewood, the birthplace of wooden boats on “Big Blue.” This year, North America’s premier wooden boat show features the marquee class of Chris-Craft racing runabouts. The racing runabouts were first built 80 years ago. Only 50 of the pre-war...

Pure Liquid Fun! Our lakes and rivers are full

Pure Liquid Fun! Our lakes and rivers are full

OUR REGION’S LAKES AND RIVERS, including Lake Tahoe, the Yuba and American rivers, are at their highest levels in years this summer, thanks to El Niño weather. Though the prolonged drought is not over, the wet winter sets the stage for a stellar season for water sports: motor boating, sailing, water skiing, kayaking, stand-up paddle...

A Lake Tahoe “bucket list”: boating, hiking, biking, festivals and more

A Lake Tahoe “bucket list”: boating, hiking, biking, festivals and more

Here are some things to do this summer in Lake Tahoe: 1 Try stand-up paddle boarding at one of the race series in North Lake Tahoe, including the 10th annual Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle Festival August 12-14 in Kings Beach. 2 View antique and classic wooden boats at the 44th Annual Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance Aug. 12-13...

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