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Uncorked and Sierra Brewfest

Interested in sampling local wines or tasting a selection of craft beers?  This Saturday, Nevada City hosts Uncorked (1-4pm) and the Nevada County Fairgrounds welcomes the Sierra Brewfest (3-6:30pm). Uncorked, Saturday, August…
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Foothills Celebration

The 16th annual Foothills Celebration, a joint production between Sierra Vintners & Grass Valley Downtown Association is coming to downtown Grass Valley on Saturday, March 4th from 1-4pm.  The event combines wine tasting and food…
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Holiday Shopping

Only 4 more days till Christmas!  Tonight is the final Nevada City Victorian Christmas (never too early to plan for 2017, the dates are: 12/3, 12/10, 12/13, 12/17 and 12/20) and Friday is the final Grass Valley Cornish Christmas. Downtown…
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Holiday Wine Tastings

With Thanksgiving & the holidays it's important to do your homework on which bottle of wine you might need to bring to a celebration.  With a number of local wine tasting rooms in downtown Nevada City & Grass Valley, plus some fun…
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Sierra Vintners Regional Wine Trail

The Sierra Vintners wine trail returns Saturday, July 16th. The regional wine tour will include: Avanguardia Wines, Bent Metal Winery, Coufos Cellars, Grant-Marie Winery, Gray Pine Winery, Pilot Peak Winery, Smith Vineyard and Szabo Vineyards.…
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Wild for the Yuba

Mark you calendar's for next Saturday's, June 4th, Wild for the Yuba, a party to help the South Yuba River Citizens League. “Wild for the Yuba is SYRCL’s way to kick-off  the summer river season, and is a great way to support…
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President's Day Weekend Activities

This weekend is full of great events and things to do in Nevada City.  The Mardi Gras festivities kick off on Saturday night at the Costume Ball at the Miners Foundry and continue Sunday afternoon with a parade (2pm) and Carnevale (2:30-5:30pm).…
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Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, have you thought about how you're going to celebrate?  There are so many great things to do, see, eat and buy for your loved one locally, I went a little overboard coming up with ideas,…
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Smith Vineyards

Smith Vineyard opens their rustic barn to wine lovers for the three Saturdays (10/10, 10/17 and 10/24) in October (noon-4pm).  If you've never had a chance to visit their vineyard, this is a great opportunity to chat with the wine makers,…
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Fall Activities

There are so many great things to do in fall in Nevada City, here are a few suggestions to help motivate you to get outside and celebrate the season. Pick a pumpkin at either Bierwagen's  or McCourtney Road Pumpkin Patch. Check out…

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. …

Foothills Celebration

The 14th annual Foothills Celebration, a join production between Sierra Vintners & Grass Valley Downtown Association is coming to downtown Grass Valley on Saturday, March 7th from 1-4pm.  The event combines wine tasting and food pairings…
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Holiday Wine Tasting

With Thanksgiving it's important to do your homework on which bottle of wine you might need.  The first stop on our local wineries tour was the Nevada City Winery, which was hosting their annual bottle your own wine party.  Winemaker Mark…
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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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Nevada City Uncorked

Uncorked, the Nevada City wine and food experience, took place today throughout downtown.  Forty different businesses participated in the fourth annual event, with local Foothill wines and samples from a variety of restaurants.  The event…
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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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BYOB

BYOB is a wine tasting shop with an environmental agenda.    Tony Norksborg, winemaker and founder for Nevada County Wine Guild and maker of the well known series Our Daily Red, wanted to do take his organic wines to a different level…
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is one of the top environmental film festivals in our country and Nevada City and Grass Valley certainly pulled out the welcome mats for the event.  Organized by SYRCL, this year marked the 12th annual event,…
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Top 10 Favorite Photos

Obviously the thing you guys love most about the InnSide Nevada City blog are the photos.  If you missed my crazy giveaway this month, click here to read a few of the amazing comments, the common thread was that many of you liked the photos.…
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Nevada City Winery

Become a wine maker for a day?  Normally I just enjoy drinking wine, but yesterday I took part in the Nevada City Winery's annual Bottle Your Own Wine party.  The winery opens up their barrel rooms and invites people to sample wine and learn…