Art and Fine Wine

Like peas and carrots and Forrest and Jenny, there are some duos that are perfect together. One of the most ancient and enduring duos...

Grapes for a Hot New World | Part II

In Part I of “Grapes for a Hot New World,” I began an exploration of which grapes and wines will rise to greater quality,...

Mix up a classic cocktail

Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe offers the Art of Mixology every Sunday from 3 to 4 p.m. at Manzanita. This entertaining, educational experience will teach participants...

Linger downtown at Wine Walk

Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop is on Oct. 6 from noon to 4 p.m. This annual event brings nearly 1,000 local and visiting participants...

Grapes for a Hot New World | Part I

The so-called it wines of the moment are always in flux. Until the late 1800s your bottle of red Bordeaux was primarily Malbec. It...

FiftyFifty named Brewery Group of the Year 

FiftyFifty Brewing Co. was recently named Brewery Group of the Year at the 2018 Great American Beer Festival, the largest commercial beer competition in...

The Cool Italians

Trust me, I get it. Putting cool and Italian together is thoroughly redundant. Ferrari, Versace, Leonardo Da Vinci. So the title of this article...

Be a guest at Castle in the Sky

Don’t miss your chance to enjoy the last days this year to explore the grounds of George Whittell’s Castle in the Sky at the...

Oomp, pah, pah

The annual Oktoberfest is on Sept. 22 at the Village at Squaw, which will become a miniature Bavaria from noon to 6 p.m. Participants...

The Color of Wine

Clearly wine preference is subjective. However, as in most any field, there are professional standards to be met for wine quality. For many years...