Saturday, August 29th is the 5th annual Uncorked Wine and Food event in downtown Nevada City. The event is a collaboration between the Sierra Vintners Association and the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and brings together over 20 different wineries and breweries. In addition to wine tastings, you can sample bites from local restaurants including: tri tip with chimichurri sauce, Lefty’s Grill pizza, chocolate truffles, Tcho Mochaccino cheese, pulled pork tartin and more. Check-in at the Nevada City Vets Hall starts at 12:30 and the event goes from 1-4 throughout downtown Nevada City, you can buy tickets online or at the door. If you’ve never been check out the photos from the previous years here, here, here and here. Make sure to scroll to the bottom of the post for a great giveaway.
Below is a list of all the tasting options and locations, for a full map click here.
Emma Nevada House with Avanguardia Wines, Broad Street Inn: Solune Winegrowers and Pleasant Valley Grill, Two Room Inn: Fawnridge Winery and Diegos Restaurant, Madison House and Lone Buffalo Vineyards, Mana Beads: Bent Metal Winery and 151 Union Square, Nevada Theatre: Lucchesi Vineyards & Winery and BriarPatch Co-Op, Szabo Vineyards with Kane’s, Nevada City Winery with Conscious Catering, Foxhound Espresso: Katoa Cellars and Harmony Ridge Market, Powell House: Vina Castellano and Sopa Thai, National Hotel: Pilot Peak Vineyards and Hoovers at the National, Lefty’s Grill with Mt Vernon Winery, Cornerstone Realty: Smith Winery and Beach Hut Deli, Three Forks Bakery & Brewery, Wheyward Girl with Coufos Cellars, Crazy Horse Saloon with Sierra Knolls Winery & Vineyards, Clavey Vineyards with SPD Deli, Nevada City Crystal & Glass: Bear River Winery and Nevada City Chocolate Shoppe, JJ Jackson: Double Oak Vineyards & Winery and Emily’s Catering & Cakes, Matteo’s Public with Ol’ Republic Brewery, Friar Tucks and Gray Pine Winery.
While this sounds like a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon, if you can’t make it, I’ve got several fabulous giveaways to continue the spirit of the event. Many thanks to those businesses who donated, please post a comment on this blog post and I’ll randomly draw 5 winners on Saturday, September 5th, cheers!
Prize No 1: Solune Winegrowers group tasting for 10 with the winemaker with Jacques Mercier and a free bottle of wine.
Prize No. 2: A collection of goodies: a bottle of wine from Bent Metal Winery, Wheyward Girl Creamery bag of Effie’s Oat Cakes, $5 coupon to Diego’s, BriarPatch Co-Op shirt with Nevada County local farmers listed, two complimentary wine tastings and a bottle of wine from Smith Vineyard Tasting Room.
Prize No. 3: Ol’ Republic Brewery coupon: Buy a flight of beer or a pint and receive the 2nd one at no charge.
Prize No. 4: Matteo’s Public seven beer taster with an appetizer.
Prize No. 5: A private wine tasting for 8 people out at Lucchesi’s Vineyards with light appetizers included. In addition Mario & Linda will offer a 20% off wine purchases made at the tasting.
© 2015 InnSide Nevada City, photos by Erin Thiem, *Gift certificates for prize packages to be collected at the Outside Inn.