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Monday, April 24, 2017

All-American New Year’s

In 2017, we’re all on the same team. OK, that’s my positivity pledge and feel free to steal the mantra. With that as a...

The gift of wines

If you’ve got vino lovers in your life, your holiday shopping is about to get easy as wine. What is their birth year or...

Holiday wines on a budget

VouvrayPicture a classic Thanksgiving feast with a multitude of dishes and courses that feature ingredients, flavors, textures, herbs and spices of all sorts. Lots...

Redlight · Truckee’s newest social lounge & lodge

The historic Hotel Alta in downtown Truckee has come a long way from its original life. Renamed Redlight, the beautiful, renovated social lounge and...

Dirty little wine secrets

Remember that adage about people who live in glass houses? That for them chucking rocks may be ill advised? Well, interestingly, there are some...

Tahoe Music & Festivals | Fall 2016

The leaves are changing and there’s a chill in the fall air. The days are shorter and the advent of winter has Tahoe buzzing....

Fabulous wines from former football stars

Fall is upon us and along with the change in weather comes America’s favorite sports season. Flying pigskins, ballet-like behemoths clad in armor and...

Spindleshanks: Famous for flights

Remember when wine flights were all the rage? I do and I miss those days of tasting and comparing small pours of aromatic whites...

Beautifully complex Washington wines

Hope you enjoyed my recent wine voyage to southern Oregon in the last edition. The next stop on my wine journey is Washington, the...

Tahoe teas · Using native plants for your next cuppa

Tea — comforting, healing, satisfying and flavorful — is a ritual for many people. Making fresh tea from native Tahoe plants is an adventure. Native...