Summer issue of Sierra FoodWineArt is out

Click here to read a digital copy of the Summer issue of our Sierra FoodWineArt magazine. We’re in the process of distributing the free quarterly publication to Reno, Truckee/Tahoe, the Foothills, Folsom/Rocklin/Roseville/Granite Bay, Sacramento area, Yuba City, Marysville, Chico and more. This summer we’re adding Davis, boosting circulation along the I-80 corridor. Our introduction promotes [...]

Spring 2012

2012 Spring Food Wine Art

Rendering of proposed ice skating rink in downtown Grass Valley

The fundraising for an ice skating rink in downtown Grass Valley, open from just after Thanksgiving to New Year’s, is underway.
Downtown Ice Skating Rink
December 7, 2012 – January 1, 2013
The first of its kind in downtown Grass Valley or Nevada County! We are looking for sponsors to help us operate the family-friendly ice skating rink [...]

Greenlife’s kick-off event: a fun, delicious, dance filled night!

Tickets $42.00 Dinner & Band
$12.00 Band Only
Available at Briar Patch and Brown Paper Tickets – http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/250538
Our Equinox celebration dinner starts off the evening with Gopal Slavonic’s amazing artistry on the Flamenco guitar and then an amazingly delicious Spanish inspired locally sourced dinner prepared by Chef Shanan Manuel of Sierra Farm to Table, finishing off the [...]

A musical tribute to fathers who lose their sons

I miss my father on Father’s Day. He was my “pal forever,” and his wisdom has helped guide me in being a father.
It’s hard to imagine being a father and missing your son on Father’s Day, because he preceded you in death. But it happens. And there are tributes just the same. Here’s one:
For its [...]

Ironman Lake Tahoe set for Sept. 22

IRONMAN Lake Tahoe, set in one of the world’s premier vacation destinations, will offer athletes a beautiful, challenging experience in a picturesque venue. The inaugural event is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, and will be the first full-distance IRONMAN event in California since 2001.
 “Lake Tahoe’s natural beauty and experience in hosting world-class endurance events [...]

Music in the Mountains Young Composers program (video)

Music in the Mountain’s education programs are what make the nonprofit truly unique.
The Young Composers Project was expanded this year by prestigious grants from the Heller Foundation and the California Arts Council. Twenty-three new works by young people aged 12-21 have been performed this week by local professional musicians. (Adults $10/Youth under 18 are free).
There [...]

Tahoe City Lakeside Trail to open

After 25 years of perseverance, dedication, partnership, and collaboration the remarkable Tahoe City Lakeside Trail will be completed on June 21, 2012. The Trail is a parkway, winding through public and private properties to provide the “missing link” in the largest trail network at Lake Tahoe. The existing nineteen mile trail system was missing this [...]

Nevada City Winery, Pilot Peak and Sierra Starr among “gold” winners at State Fair

The California State Fair has released the winners of its winery competition, and several Sierra Vintners wineries won “gold.” Among them:
Nevada City Winery — Double Gold for ‘09 Zinfandel
Pilot Peak Winery — Gold for ‘09 Syrah
Sierra Starr Winery — Gold for ‘09 Zinfandel
Avanguardia, Bent Metal, Coufos Cellars, Double Oak VIneyards, Luchessi Vineyards, Solune Winegrowers, Sierra [...]

“Taste of Reno” pairing food & wine on July 15

The Rotary Club of Reno Centennial Sunset will present its annual fundraising event, The Taste of Reno Tahoe, on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.
This event is designed for the most discriminating palates; featuring original gourmet creations by creative chefs from the region’s finest restaurants, expertly paired with rare, premium wines [...]

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