Wine along the Truckee

Stroll along the Truckee River in the Riverwalk District for a wine tasting at the Reno Wine Walk, held every third Saturday from 2...

Old Trestle Distillery | Bottling the Spirit of Truckee

It’s 10 a.m. and I’m drinking gin — Old Trestle Distillery gin to be precise. The Truckee distillery recently released its first: Old Theory...

The Pastime Club | A dive bar with music in its soul

If you’ve ever been to the Pastime Club  — either at 2 p.m. or 2 a.m. — you’d know that there isn’t any other...

A Bubbly Tour of France

What do most people think of when they consider the sparkling wines from France? You got it: Champagne. And while Champagne is lovely stuff,...

Sip & shop

Come sip and shop at the Carson Mall on the second Saturday of every month from 2 to 6 p.m. in Carson City, Nev....

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine’s Day is the holiday of love, meant for two: you and your significant other. Try Smitty’s recipe for Hollandaise Sauce Try Lou Phillips picks for...

Cocktails for a cause

The Atlantis Casino Resort hosts the 3rd Annual Winter Wonderland on Feb. 9 featuring food, wine and cocktail pairings, craft beers, a silent auction,...

Hot Chocolate: Let Me Count the Ways

Baby, it’s cold outside and the perfect time for a cup of hot chocolate. There is certain magic sitting by the fire, the wood...

Norwegians in Chile

This is the story of Norwegian shipowner Dan Odfjell, who discovered the land and wines of Chile in the early 1990s and reaped treasures...

Beef Stock and Demi-Glace

With today’s techniques of freezing, preserving and packaging food, the difference between store bought and homemade can be minor; sometimes it is not worth...