Naggiar named “best winery” by KCRA A-List for seventh year in a row

For the seventh year in a row, Naggiar Vineyards & Winery of Grass Valley was voted “best winery” by KCRA Sacramento A-List. It is a coup for the winery and Sierra Vintners, the growing wine region in Northern California.
People vote online to determine the best local businesses by popular vote. KCRA verified more than 135,000 [...]

Nevada County featured in S.F. Chronicle travel section

Nevada County is featured in this week’s San Francisco Chronicle travel section. Our magazine placed an advertisement. The articles are here:
•“The Insider’s Guide to Nevada City”
•“Grass Valley: Vintage treasurers in a former mining town”
•”Nevada City: Old West with a new age vibe”
•”Hip, historic Sierra weekend”
•”Truckee: Redefined rustic in a rustic town”
•”Nevada County’s wine scene emerges”
•“A [...]

“Travel Nevada County” featured in S.F. Chronicle

We worked as a business writer/chief technology writer at The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, so we were glad to participate in a special section in The Chronicle promoting Nevada County CA. The stand-alone section will run in the newspaper a week from Sunday (9/18)— and online. Here’s our ad and the “pitch” from [...]

Mountain Bounty Farm now growing its own winter veggies for CSA

By Mountain Bounty Farm
New and exciting starting this fall, we are changing up our winter veggie share option. Instead of the boxes coming from Riverdog Farm, we will now be packing the boxes ourselves. Although our mountain location is inherently limited when it comes to winter growing, over the years we have been slowly extending [...]

Nevada County Fair draws 100,000 visitors

By Nevada County Fair
More than $540,000 raised for Nevada County youth, more than 7,400 exhibits, and several community partnerships made for a successful 2016 “Kick It Up” Nevada County Fair.
•About 100,000 people attended this year’s Fair.
•More than $900,000 was generated on Treat Street by local nonprofit organizations. Proceeds raised will allow these organizations to [...]

Summer is prime time for farmers markets

SUMMER IS PRIME TIME FOR FARMERS MARKETS, in our region and all across America.
The USDA’s 17th annual National Farmers Market Week is August 7-13, celebrating the role of farmers markets in local economies. The markets create local jobs; return more of their sales to the local economy than grocery stores; and provide consumers with fresh, [...]

White House announces more federal aid for Lake Tahoe region

By White House
Today, President Obama will speak at the 20th Anniversary of the Annual Lake Tahoe Summit about the importance of partnerships and innovation in tackling our shared climate and conservation challenges. The visit builds on other recent announcements, including the 100th anniversary of America’s National Park Service, last week’s designation of the Katahdin Woods and [...]

Chinese travel industry tour group to visit Nevada City

By Nevada City Chamber
We are pleased to announce the arrival of a major travel industry tour group from China, who will be visiting Nevada City in late November in an effort to interest Chinese visitors in California, and Gold Country in particular.
This is, literally, a historic first for Nevada City to be included as a [...]

Wooden boats on parade at Lake Tahoe

“LAKE TAHOE IS WATER. CLEAR, cold, deep blue and majestic,” E.B. Scott writes in The Saga of Lake Tahoe (1957), a definitive book on America’s largest Alpine lake. But the lake also has a captivating past, led by its maritime history. The first boats on Tahoe were the Washoe on their “dugouts,” followed by steamships [...]

Kodo Arts’ Japanese antique sale is Oct. 8-16 in Nevada City

Kodo Arts Japanese Antiques is holding its annual 9-day only fall show and sale from October 8-16 at its spacious antique warehouse in Nevada City, CA.
Celebrating its 10th year, Kodo Arts will have a “Kansha Gratefulness Sale” with huge markdowns. Located off Hwy 20/49, one hour east of Sacramento and 1 hour west of Reno, [...]

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