Joel Peterson | The Godfather of Zinfandel

As someone I consider to be one of the generous, genuine and brilliant lights of California wine, and someone who has given 50 years...

Pianeta Cucina Italiana | 20 Years of Italian Love

For even occasional visitors to Pianeta in downtown Truckee, the experience of excellence is obvious. The food is crafted by a top-notch kitchen staff...

Wine from the heart at Elegant Affair

Mountain living has so many advantages and one of the best is the sense of togetherness forged by intimate communities and common causes. Every...

Wolfdale’s vibrant food & wines

Wolfdale’s proprietor and Chef Douglas Dale not only embodies the concept of being multi-talented by being classically trained in both French and Japanese culinary...

Volcanic wines of The South of France

Provence is clearly known in the wine world for light, ethereal Rosé and in the world of luxury travel for sunny villages and some...

A tour of French wines

By Lou Philips The wines of France have much more to offer than Chardonnay or Pinot Noir but learning to navigate their intricacies can be...

Grower-Producer Champagnes

Those who read this column regularly know that for the most part I rarely hype the latest and greatest of the wine world. It...

A New York State of Wine, Part II

Story by Lou Phillips  ·   New York Wines, Part I, in our previous issue (available at TheTahoeWeekly.com) covered the sometimes frigid Finger Lakes Region...

Top Picks from Local Wine Pros

One of the perks of being in the Tahoe region is that we have an abundance of brilliant wine minds. Once or twice a...

Holiday wines on a budget

Picture a classic Thanksgiving feast with a multitude of dishes and courses that feature ingredients, flavors, textures, herbs and spices of all sorts. Lots...