Wine and dine in style

Courtesy Thunderbird Lodge

Thunderbird Lodge presents a Winemaker’s Dinner on Sept. 9 at the famed Whittell Estate at 5 p.m. Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe executive chef Mark Jeffers will create a multi-course meal to be paired with wines presented by Jeff Lede of Cliff Lede Vineyards. This will be a seated event served in the Lighthouse Room with spectacular views of the lake. The cost is $495 per person ($345 is a charitable contribution to Thunderbird Lodge, which is a National Historic Site and receives no funding from the government). There will be another dinner on Oct. 7. | Reservations (775) 828-3536,