Tasty bites & brews open, expand

There is a lot of movement in the Tahoe City restaurant scene right now, but fortunately many of North Lake Tahoe’s favorite establishments aren’t...

What’s Brewing in South Lake?

Story by : Cam Schilling Tahoe boasts the best of the best - mountain thrills, lakeside leisure, nightlife entertainment - it was only a matter...

The Worldwide Web & Wine

One thing I have noted over the years of interacting with wine lovers is that they are interested in more than just drinking the...

Saying No to Plastic Straws

When the weather starts heating up and you start ordering iced coffees and smoothies that come with plastic straws, think about where all those...

The best wines for spring

You have to love spring with new life everywhere, buds bursting, chicks chirping and, here in the mountains, no more shoveling. One could say...

Tahoe inventor designs tea lid

It is a rainy day in Tahoe, perfect weather for a warming cup of tea. Heather Lavoie is sitting at a back table in...

Wedding wines in five easy steps

Wedding season is coming and couples, planners and friends of the bride worldwide are trying to select wines that please everyone from the grandparents...

Bloody Mary Endless possibilities

The origins of the Bloody Mary cocktail are somewhat clouded. One might remember the childhood game, Bloody Mary. It was played during slumber parties...

Santa Cruz Mountain wines

The Santa Cruz Mountain region is unique in that it is a pure coastal wine region, or American Viticultural Area, in that all of...

Wine on the Fault Line

So, you’ve made it to an outdoor concert on the coast. Your friends are on the way and you have arrived early, which means...