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Foothills Celebration

The 15th annual Foothills Celebration, a joint production between Sierra Vintners & Grass Valley Downtown Association is coming to downtown Grass Valley on Saturday, March 5th from 1-4pm.  The event combines wine tasting and food…
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Sierra Vintners Wine Trail

The Sierra Vintners wine trail returns Saturday, July 18th. The regional wine tour will include: Double Oak Vineyards & Winery, Lucchesi Vineyards & Winery, Nevada City Winery, Smith Vineyard, Solune Winegrowers and Katoa Cellars.…

Sierra Vintners Wine Trail

This Saturday Sierra Vintners is launching their first of three regional mini wine trails.  The spring tour includes:  Avanguardia Wines, Bent Metal Winery, Coufos Cellars, Gray Pine Winery, Pilot Peak Vineyard & Winery and Szabo Vineyards. …
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Smith Vineyard

Smith Vineyard is hosting their annual fall harvest Open House at their vineyards.  Located at 13719 Dog Bar Road in Grass Valley, go visit the organic estate grown vineyard either Saturday October 11th, 18th or 25th between 12-4pm for an…
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Smith Vineyard Tasting Room

TGIF.  A glass of Riley's Red wine and a cheese platter from Smith Vineyards downtown Grass Valley tasting room.  Stop by and start your weekend off on the right note, the tasting room is open 12-6 on Monday/Wednesday/Thursday/Fridays, 12-7…
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Naggiar Vineyards

Naggiar Vineyards, 60 acres, 18 varietals of wine, gorgeous wine tasting room and a full line up of events is only 17 miles from downtown Grass Valley.  Check out the Tribute to the Rolling Stones, kick off for their Winefest season or stop…
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Epic Outside Inn Blog Giveaway

Are you ready for the Epic Outside Inn blog giveaway worth over a $1000?  Last year I had an Ultimate Nevada City giveaway (read the comments if you need a reminder why Nevada City is a great place), and this year my end of the year blog…
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Lucchesi Vineyards Tasting Room

Lucchesi Vineyards recently moved their tasting room down the street to the location where Grass Valley Wine Company had been at 128 Mill Street in downtown Grass Valley.  If you're not familiar with Mario and Linda's wines it's time to stop…
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Gold Country Wine Harvest

Gold Country Wine Tasting offers visitors and locals a lot of options, but at this time of the year it's an extra special treat to go out to some of the vineyards and help celebrate their recent grape harvest.  Today Smith Vineyard opened…
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Smith Vineyard Tasting Room

Have you been to visit Smith Vineyard's downtown Grass Valley tasting room?  The local winery took over the location of the bar Bunce's a number of years ago and gave the space a whole new look and feel.  Now you can sit in either in the…
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GV Wine Co ASiF Artist Showcase

The Grass Valley Wine Company, a joint tasting room for Pilot Peak Vineyards, Solune Winegrowers and Bent Metal Winery, have launched a new partnership with Artists’ Studio in the Foothills (ASiF)  Showcase.  Really, who can turn down the…
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Sierra Vintners Wine Trail

Interested in learning more about Nevada County wines?  The Sierra Vintners Wine Trail is a two day event, June 2nd and 3rd that really allows visitors to get to know the wine in the region. Fifteen different wineries throughout the area welcome…
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Sierra Knolls Vineyard and Winery

Sierra Knolls Winery Bear River Tasting Room is easily located on Highway 49 just past Combie Road.  For St. Patrick's Day they celebrated with a "Bit 'o' Blarney Day", complete with Irish snacks, fiddlin' by Doug Fulton and a special discount…
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Best of Nevada County Wine Tasting

What better way to wrap up the end of the year then to look back on all the fabulous wine blog posts.  Whether you're looking for a local tasting room, a tour of a vineyard or a wine tasting event, we have profiled of the local wineries…
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Naggiar Vineyards

Naggiar Vineyards is worth a drive out to their picturesque tasting room outside of Grass Valley.  During the winter months the tasting room is open Friday/Saturday/Sunday from 12-5.  Even during the quieter months the tasting room was still…
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Wine Lovers Gift Guide

It's not too early to start thinking about the holidays, so I thought it would be fun to do up some buying guides to help get you into the holiday spirit. If you're looking for a gift for the wine lover here are a few fun suggestions that you…
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Sierra Wine Tasting Tour

Melony Vance started Gold Country Hiking & Adventures as a way to offer locals and visitors guided tours to some of Nevada County's wineries.  If you're looking to sample some of Nevada County's fabulous wines and don't want to worry about…
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Sierra Vintners Wine Trail

The annual Sierra Vintners Wine Trail is taking place this weekend throughout Nevada County and if you missed today's festivities there's still time tomorrow to visit one of the 15 different venues.  In the name of research my trusty wine tasting…
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The Grass Valley Wine Company

The Grass Valley Wine Company is a collection of 3 local wineries, Pilot Peak, Bent Metal and Solune Winegrowers.  Their brand new tasting room in downtown Grass Valley just opened and it’s worth a visit. The tasting room is open Thursday…