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...

Gems at Culinary Grand Tasting

One of the wonderful things about the Culinary Grand Tasting at Northstar, part of the annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival, is...

North Shore influence shines at Gunbarrel

If you wander to Heavenly Village in South Lake Tahoe, plan to stop for dinner and wine at Gunbarrel Tavern. Newly opened under the...

Kosher wines not just High Holidays

We are in the middle of the Jewish High Holidays and so there is much written in the wine press about Kosher wines. Regardless...

Great wines from family wineries

Jana Harvey of Scott Harvey wines poured the 2010 Zinfandel from Ancient Vines  · The Family Winemakers of California annual tasting in San Francisco is...

Tasty wines at Concours

“Pinotage is a flagship South African grape, created from a cross of Pinot Noir and Cinsaut. … Once you’ve tasted it, you’ll never forget...

Great wines at Squaw Valley

Mary Tye pours the Clarksburg Chenin Blanc  · There is always something to do at the Village at Squaw Valley, and a favorite wine tasting...

Food, wine pairings on the mountain

What a glorious place to learn about good wine. The middle of the mountain at Homewood is the location of the new dinner series...

Taste of Gold

Tina and Charlie Bruess pourer Crystal Basin Cellars’ Petite Sirah  · One of my favorite Tahoe-area summer wine events is the Taste of Gold, which...

Perfect pairings at Trokay

2009 E. Guigal Gigondas and the 2011 Chardonnay from Sequoia Grove  · An unforgettable wine-food pairing experience waits for you at Trokay in downtown Truckee....