Wedding Wines

If you have lived in Tahoe a while or visit here regularly, you probably realize there are more than four seasons. In addition to...

Bar hopping by boat

Any day on Lake Tahoe is a pretty good day, even if the water is a bit choppy, a few gray clouds sweep across...
I.V. Coffee Lab

Connecting community through coffee · Matt & Ally Thralls

“Do you know how to make a DC?” a boy asks the barista at I.V. Coffee Lab in Incline Village. When she replied that...

Wine film company finds a home in Tahoe

International filmmaker Colin West came to North Lake Tahoe in the winter of 2014 to shoot a wine-focused adventure TV episode and fell in...

Explore the list at PlumpJack

PlumpJack Café and Bar isn’t much of a secret. With celebrity ownership, a stellar world-class location and connections with the eponymous PlumpJack Winery, as...

Redlight · Truckee’s newest social lounge & lodge

The historic Hotel Alta in downtown Truckee has come a long way from its original life. Renamed Redlight, the beautiful, renovated social lounge and...

Bar of America delivers

By Lou Phillips ·   Wonderful food and drink, and live music await.   Bar of America has been a wine, food and music destination for more than...

Distinctive wines at Skinner Vineyards

By Lou Phillips     This may be the golden age for visiting the scenic Sierra Foothills wine region as the quality is improving at a rapid...

Restaurant Trokay sets a high bar

By Lou Phillips · What do The French Laundry, Alinea and a little ol’ restaurant in Truckee have in common? Multicourse tasting menus of renown,...

Wines for the fall

By Lou Phillips ·  Insert your favorite lengthy autumn word-picture here. I’m saving my space allotment to talk about wines that brighten our change of...