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Tahoe City, CA
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Explore lesser-known wines

Your wine mission, should you choose to accept it, is to spread your wings and try something new, expand your horizons. If you follow...

Explore small-production artisan wines

On an amazing July afternoon, after a hike up Shirley Canyon where I had experienced the energy and power of rushing waterfalls born from...

Pairing wines with summer fare

Take a look around on almost any Sierra summer day and you’re sure to see an abundance of folks cooking and eating al fresco....

Treasure Island wineries

Treasure Island usually evokes visions of the swashbuckling pirates and their treasures from the Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel. But today the former military base...

Tahoe summer wine picks

Every year your humble author internally debates: “Should I write another article about summer wines?” Well, with 2017’s mid-June temperatures in the 80s and...

Lesser-known wines with exceptional taste

One quality of all great producers and wine regions is a focus on what they can do at a high level and who they...

Mexican-American California wine producers

You don’t need to wait for Cinco de Mayo to celebrate with wines produced by Mexican-American vinters in California. The recent tasting at The...

The secrets of Sangria

  Once upon a time in Spain, a creative party planner mixed some spicy red wine with fresh fruit and a pinch of spice and,...

Cool wine names         

Tell the truth; the first time you purchased a bottle of Mollydooker Shiraz “Carnival of Love,” the name was part of the attraction. Wines...

Wines of Lebanon, Greece

When it comes to the history of wine, there is clearly more than one viable origin story, but the one I like the best...

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