Snowshoe Cocktail Races

Tahoe’s annual Snowshoe Cocktail Races at Camp Richardson are on Jan. 19, Feb. 16, March 16 and 30. If you have what it takes...

Paso Robles Wine Industry, Part I

Dear Paso Robles Wine Industry, I’d like to preface this love letter by saying that I am only trying to help. The changes you made...

How to wine in the winter

Uncorked Tahoe announces its Meet the Winery: Winter Series for December and January. The series will kick off with three sparkling wines and one...

Calling all crawlers

Every fourth Saturday of the month, enter the wacky world of the Reno Beer Crawl. Attendees have an opportunity to sample domestic, nationally recognized...

Quality Whiskeys, Part II

The Emerald Isle is our first stop on Part II of our world-wide-whiskey tour. Ireland is the original home of commercial whiskey and is...

The Art of the Craft Cocktail

It was a chilly Sunday afternoon and the snow guns were blowing hard preparing for opening day at Northstar California. People lounge in the...

Quality Scotch Whisky and American Whiskey, Part I

Spirit aficionados know that a dram or two of quality whiskey makes for a rich and warming quaff on a cold winter’s night not...

Chocolate & wine pairing

Art Truckee hosts a Chocolate and Wine Tasting event on Dec. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. Dorinda’s Chocolates and Life Wine will be...

Tail & Ale Festival returns

The Tahoe Biltmore hosts the annual Tail & Ale Festival on Dec. 1 from 5 to 9 p.m., featuring North Lake Tahoe’s only indoor,...

A Grape of Many Faces

From fresh, flexible and fun to complex, rich and sophisticated — Sauvignon Blanc is the grape that can go from hiking boots to heels...