Food, wine pairings at Northstar

JP French, winemaker  |  Stanger LR  · Be sure to include vineyard visits during your Harvest weekend ventures. You’ll find many dishes from chefs around...

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...

Southern Hemisphere delights

By Lou Phillips ·  After cold winter days filled with sliding, gliding and sledding, who doesn’t love a rich, spicy red wine to keep the...

Pianeta Tuscan charmer in Truckee

By Lou Phillips  ·   Given the rustic Western vibe of commercial row in Truckee, you would have no idea that a visit to Tuscany is...

Design Your Own Wine Tasting Party

It is safe to say most wine lovers imbibe for shear enjoyment, whether to refresh in summer, to fortify in winter — like in...

Bubbles from New Mexico? You Bet

Picture this: it’s the early 1980s and a French family from Champagne that has been making bubbles there for decades comes to America and...

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...

Two new bars at Diamond Peak

Diamond Peak has opened two new bars featuring a great selection of local craft beers from Incline Village-based Alibi Ale Works. The Million Dollar View...

Big bottles mean big fun

You show up at the party or have your own party with a couple of lovingly curated bottles of wine to add to the...

Art, Wine and Music Festival

The Village at Squaw Valley celebrates the 18th annual Art, Wine and Music Festival on July 13 and 14 from 11 a.m. to 5...