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Rick Kushman on Wine & Food at 33rd Street Bistro, this Thursday, February 7th, 6:30-8:30pm

Feb 4, 2013
Rick Kushman on Wine & Food at 33rd Street Bistro, this Thursday, February 7th, 6:30-8:30pm

This Thursday evening, February 7th from 6:30 to 8:30pm, 33rd Street Bistro & Rick Kushman present Kushman on Wine and Food. He will be educating you about wine and maybe a few other bonus items, who knows?!? Fun, humor, conversation, knowledge are guaranteed. This month’s topic is Chardonnay (How much oak?), Pinot Noir (Rich? Bright?...

Sac Foodies
Two things that go together (at least in the foothills): Getting a Christmas trees and wine tasting

Dec 17, 2012
Two things that go together (at least in the foothills): Getting a Christmas trees and wine tasting

Last weekend I ventured with my boyfriend and his parents to Placerville, Calif., to cut down our Christmas trees and do some wine tasting – because you can’t go to Placerville and not stop at a few of the wineries scattered along the highway. After spending two and a half (yes, two and half)...

Cavegrrl
Holiday Gift Idea: Wine Samplers from TastingRoom.com

Dec 3, 2012
Holiday Gift Idea: Wine Samplers from TastingRoom.com

Last week I was sent two boxes of wine samples from TastingRoom.com, a unique online retailer that enables consumers to discover and consume wine in several formats. The company is currently promoting a new series of celebrity chef wine samplers, curated by Chef Emeril Lagasse. The two collections, Emeril’s Holiday Party Sampler and Emeril’s Everyday Sampler, include Emeril’s favorite wines from...

Finding Our Way Now
A Bloggers Meet-Up: Story

It all started with a casual conversation about where we each lived.  That was when I found out that Bethany Lee from Project Whitespace lived in the same area as my stepdaughter.  How cool was that.  We had talked about this for a while.  Then we...

Cavegrrl
The State’s Premier Wine and Food Event is August 18th!

Aug 8, 2012
The State’s Premier Wine and Food Event is August 18th!

Here’s a press release from my friends at the California State Fair!! SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 6, 2012) – The state’s finest winemakers, vineyards and wineries will be honored on Aug. 18, when California’s Grape & Gourmet – the country’s largest tasting of award-winning wines – returns to Cal Expo. The 17th annual Grape &...

Do What You Want Weekends
Active, adventurous and delicious: Hiking and wine tasting at Rutherford Winery in Napa

Active, adventurous and delicious: Hiking and wine tasting at Rutherford Winery in Napa

This is the fifth post in the View from the Vineyard series - talking about a fun and somewhat off-the-beaten path in wine country. One short day among the vineyards can be active, adventurous and... (This is a brief excerpt of this post. Please click...

Appetizers
Compton’s Market om east Sacramento launches free wine tastings every Friday

Jun 15, 2012

Compton's Market in McKinley Park (East Sacramento) recently expanded its wine selection to include a special area for international wines with numerous appealing choices at various price points. Now, they're going even heavier into wine with featured ...

Placer County Online
Barbera Throwdown hosted by Mark S. Allen

Barbera Throwdown hosted by Mark S. Allen

Get ready to rumble....at the High Hand Fruit Shed in Loomis as the three winemakers of 3 Vigne "throwdown" their respective 2009 Barberas in a blind wine tasting competition.  What makes this event so unique is that the wines were made from ...

Cakegrrl
Sacramento Zoo King of Feasts Ticket Giveaway!!

Jun 8, 2012

The Sacramento Zoo King of Feasts is on June 23rd from 6-9pm! Enter to win a pair of tickets over on cavegrrl.com!

Things to do in Sacramento and beyond
Dickey talks racing at Sonoma Historic Motorsports Fest

Grass Valley's Don Dickey, a legend in California sports car racing, will talk about the early days of his sport during a special seminar this weekend at the former Infineon Raceway in Sonoma. Set for 10 a.m. Saturday in the track's Drivers' Lounge, t...



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