UNCORKED IN NEVADA CITY
August 4, 1-5 p.m., in the historic downtown. Wander through Nevada City, enjoying its charm and a sampling of local wines and foods. More than 20 wineries and restaurants are participating.
WINE, FOOD & MUSIC
Naggiar’s Winefest at its spectacular “destination” winery includes tribute bands, such as Joel The Band (Billy Joel) on [...]
THE PLACER COUNTY WINE TRAIL is a series of family-run, boutique wineries dedicated to preserving the winemaking legacy of the foothills.
Just a short 30 minute drive from Sacramento, the trail runs from Lincoln to Newcastle and Auburn and is easily accessible from Interstate 80 and Highway 49.
Summer on the Placer County Wine Trail:
THE FOOTHILLS ARE A PRIME DESTINATION for historic, walkable towns. “Towns that ooze century-old ambience are strung out along Hwy. 49,” as Lonely Planet wrote in naming Gold Country one of the nation’s top 10 travel destinations for 2012.
Examples include old-town Auburn; downtown Auburn, with its new central square; Grass Valley and Nevada City. The [...]
THE SIERRA VINTNERS’ WINE TRAIL on June 2-3, from noon-5 p.m., is an ideal way to explore the Gold Country, while enjoying wine tasting, food, live music and art displays in spectacular settings.
Your journey begins on the back roads of Nevada County, where you’ll find small, family-owned wineries that produce premium, award-winning wines. [...]
This fall, three local wineries—Cristaldi Vineyards, Popie Wines and Ciotti Cellars—opened adjoining wine tasting rooms at the historic High Hand Fruit Sheds in Loomis calling themselves “3 Vigne.”
“We are honored to bring our craft to this building that once bustled with the processing of local fruit,” says Michael Duarte of Popie Wines.
FOOTHILLS WINEMAKERS continue to innovate despite a sluggish economy, signaling a bright future.
Nowhere is this more evident than at Sierra Starr Vineyard & Winery in Grass Valley, which just built a new wine processing facility. “It’s among the newest, biggest and most energy efficient in the foothills,” says owner/winemaker Phil Starr.
The state-of-the-art winery [...]
SIERRA VINTNERS WINERIES—LOCATED in the scenic foothills of Nevada County— are clustered around the gold-rush towns of Nevada City and Grass Valley, slightly north of I-80 and situated between Reno and Sacramento.
Fall, spring and summer is an ideal time to visit this historic, picturesque region. Enjoy new downtown tasting rooms or experience wine, [...]
THE SIERRA VINTNERS WINE REGION IN Nevada County is rich in history and natural beauty. In Grass Valley and Nevada City, you can find fine dining, shopping, art and entertainment. The lodging choices for long weekend getaway range from charming B&Bs to deluxe hotels. For reviews, go to SierraCulture.com. Some of our favorites include: [...]