France’s Triple Play, Part II

In my last column, we looked at the climate factors that made 2015 to 2017 a magical era for French wines, as well as...

France’s Triple Play, Part I

After the unholy trilogy of the 2011 to 2013 vintages, French vignerons rejoiced in 2014 at even the quite pedestrian harvest of that year....

The Good Wolf Brewing opens

The Good Wolf Brewing, a newcomer to the Truckee brewing scene, has opened its taproom at 10990 Industrial Way in Truckee. ​The Good Wolf hand...

Holiday Cocktails with Master Mixologist

Resort at Squaw Creek offers Holiday Mixology Craft Cocktail classes as part of the resort’s holiday Magical Memories celebrations. Learn how to make three...

New eateries at Squaw

The Olympic House, located in the Village at Squaw, will offer two new, fast-casual dining outlets. SmOkehouse BBQ, opened on Dec. 6, features side...

Holiday saloon crawl

  Virginia City, Nev., will host the popular Grinch Made Me Do It Saloon Crawl on Dec. 14. Have some spirited fun in Street C...

Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio

Need a sophisticated wine that delivers crisp mineral-laden citrus and palate-clearing acidity? Or a simple, inexpensive people-pleaser that offends none? How about a complex...

Truckee River Winery tasting room closing

Truckee River Winery is closing its tasting room at 11467 Brockway Road in Truckee in January because the property is being sold. The winery...

Zinfandel: One Grape’s Journey | Part II

In my last column, we followed our grape protagonist from humble beginnings in Croatia to its excellent California adventure as the darling of immigrant...

The Hub & Spoke opens

The Hub & Spoke, Boreal’s newest eatery, is an action sports-themed bar and restaurant, rich with Woodward and Boreal history. Featuring healthier, fast-casual food...