wine tasting

Cavegrrl
Seasons 52’s Winter Menu Features Savory Flavors and Holiday Cocktails

Nov 25, 2015
Seasons 52’s Winter Menu Features Savory Flavors and Holiday Cocktails

This week, Andy and I were invited to try out the new winter menu at Seasons 52. Seasons 52 describes themselves as a fresh grill and wine bar that offers a seasonal menu inspired by the appeal of a farmer’s market and what’s good now. I would also add that they cater to people...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Sierra Starr’s 2015 harvest: “One for the record books”

Sierra Starr’s 2015 harvest: “One for the record books”

The 2015 growing season has been one for the record books as far as Sierra Starr Vineyard & Winery in Grass Valley is concerned, according to vineyard manager and co-winemaker Jackson Starr. Despite widespread reports of California grape yields being down as much as 50 percent in some cases, Sierra Starr enjoyed perhaps...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Popie Wines: Now at historic Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis

Popie Wines: Now at historic Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis

POPIE WINES IS A BOUTIQUE winery creating award-winning wines in Loomis. Since the 1920s, three generations of the Duarte family have worked in the Napa Valley growing high-quality grapes. Michael Duarte represents the fourth generation and is continuing the family tradition in Placer County. Michael named the winery after his dad, whose nickname is “Popie.”...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Sierra Vintners’ wine trails are May 14, July 16 and Sept. 24, 2016

Sierra Vintners’ wine trails are May 14, July 16 and Sept. 24, 2016

Sierra Vintners’ regional wine trails are May 14, July 16 and September 24 in 2016. The May 14 wine trail is Amour Privé, Bear River, Fawnridge, Lone Buffalo, Mt. Vernon, Naggiar, Sierra Knolls and Viña Castellano. The July 16 trail features Avanguardia, Bent Metal, Coufos Cellars, Grant Marie, Gray one, Pilot Peak and Szabo. The September 24...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Crush: “quality over quantity” this year

Crush: “quality over quantity” this year

WINE LOVERS MAY BE ONE OF THE few beneficiaries of the long dry spell in California, at least for one more year. Just as every cloud has a silver lining, the drought is causing the vines to produce smaller grapes, which results in more concentrated sugars and flavors. Vintages during dry years tend to garner...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Chef’s Table at Tess Kitchen Store: “Late Summer Treats”

Chef’s Table at Tess Kitchen Store: “Late Summer Treats”

For more than two years, Tess’ Kitchen Store in Grass Valley has offered an exceptional dining experience called Chef’s Table with expertly cooked meals by Alan Tangren, a 22-year veteran at the venerable Chez Panisse in Berkeley. Alan also helped co-author two books with Chez Panisse’s founder Alice Waters, who just received a National Humanities...

Cavegrrl
Curtis Park Wine Tasting, Silent Auction and Beer Garden Event 25th Anniversary, October 10th, 2015

Sep 11, 2015
Curtis Park Wine Tasting, Silent Auction and Beer Garden Event 25th Anniversary, October 10th, 2015

I can’t believe it’s been four years since I met Andy at the Curtis Park Wine Tasting and now we live here in Curtis Park together. We are really looking forward to taking our annual walk over to the Sierra 2 Center in a few weeks to enjoy food, wine and friends. :) I...

Cavegrrl
Nevada City Uncorked, a Historical Food and Wine Walk, is August 29th, 1-4pm

Aug 22, 2015
Nevada City Uncorked, a Historical Food and Wine Walk, is August 29th, 1-4pm

Can you walk and drink wine and the same time? ;) Next weekend, get uncorked in downtown Nevada City on August 29th! And thanks to my friend Rod Byers (wine educator and the event’s organizer) I have a press release to pass all the details along to you! -cg Nevada City Uncorked is a...

Tags: |

Cavegrrl
Farm-to-Fork’s Legends of Wine Returns to the State Capitol on September 18th, 2015

Aug 19, 2015
Farm-to-Fork’s Legends of Wine Returns to the State Capitol on September 18th, 2015

It’s been Farm-to-Fork insanity here at cavegrrl.com headquarters! Andy and I are scheduled to attend so many events and dinners in celebration of this very special time of year in Sacramento. One of my favorite upcoming events is Farm-to-Fork’s Legends of Wine. I’m am thrilled that my mom will be coming out to visit...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
“Sip, savor and enjoy” at Lincoln Showcase on September 26

“Sip, savor and enjoy” at Lincoln Showcase on September 26

The Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Lincoln Showcase, an all-inclusive sampling of local food, wine, and brews on Saturday, September 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Save the date, find a sitter for the children, and make it a night on the town in downtown Lincoln. All attendees must be...

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook

Categories



Newest Partners