DESPITE THE “ZOMBIE ECONOMY” OF 2011, three foothill craft breweries were born within months of each other: Berryessa Brewing Co. in Winters, Loomis Basin Brewing Co. and ol’ Republic Brewery in Nevada City.
All of them are on a roll. Ol’ Republic has launched an expansion that will more than quadruple its production, which now stands [...]
Collaboration is the name of the game in the New Year in the Sierra foothills —among chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, winemakers and craft-beer makers. Artists are joining the mix too, because wine and art also pair well together. Examples:
Drop by the Grass Valley Wine Co. to try a few wines (or even have a pre-dinner [...]
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.