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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Tahoe’s Best Summer Events

Memorial Day is the kick-off for summer fun in the Sierra, and the crowds will be out for warm days filled with boating, hiking,...

Taste of Africa in your glass

Five years ago, I went to South Africa to learn about South African wines. From my efficiency apartment in downtown Stellenbosch, I was in...

Kale Breakfast Smoothie

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about bacon, eggs and greens. Since then, I have gotten a lot of questions as to...

Spring wine tasting in Nevada County

Spring has sprung, and tasting rooms are opening their doors a bit longer now. There are many opportunities to taste the fine wines of...

UNR eyes commercial vineyard

Several years ago, I started following the progress of Dr. Grant Cramer of University of Nevada, Reno as he encouraged the wine industry in...

Starting a Wine Tasting Group

Summer is just around the corner, and with it many new wines from the 2013 vintage and earlier will be released. It’ll break most...

Exceptional rosés

Emilie Penaranda of Chateau de Saint-Martin · To misquote Gertrude Stein, “A Rosé is a Rosé is a Rosé,” except, of course, when it is...

Santa Lucia Highlands Wines

Rebecca Green Birdsall, proprietor, of Black Kite · The Santa Lucia mountain range overlooks the Salinas River Valley. Near enough to Monterey Bay to get...

New, hot wine brands, Part II

Molly Drew of Drew Wines · In my last column, I talked about five New Hot Wine Brands, as voted on each year by the...

New, hot wine brands

Rusty Folena and Bobby Gullett of Vino Noceto. · Each year, a leading wine industry magazine, Wine Business Monthly, recognizes 10 wine brands from across...