Sicilian wines

Graziano Nicosia, fifth-generation winemaker · Note: New York City is the site of many wine tastings, and guest columnist Richard Dare recently attended the presentation...

Wine for Thanksgiving

Tahoe House on the West Shore offers everything but the turkey for Thanksgiving with advance orders, and its wine selection to go with Thanksgiving...

Tasty wines by the bottle, tap at Moody’s

2011 Slingshot Cabernet Sauvignon paired with the pizza  · Moody’s Bistro is practically an institution in Truckee, always jammed with diners and music lovers. It...

The Cliff Room at Martis Camp

Dessert by the fire with Tokaji and 20-year-old Tawny Porto.  · I rarely start off a wine review with “those lucky people at …,”but the...

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...