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Nevada City Rotary Event

Nevada City Rotary Adventures and Wine event took place tonight at the Miners Foundry.  This year's event focus was youth with funds raised going towards education, scholarships and leadership activities.  Live and silent auctions, plus a…
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Uncorked

Uncorked, local wine, beer and food tasting event in downtown Nevada City, organized by the Nevada City Chamber and the Sierra Vintners.  Tasting spots were set up around town from locations ranging from Emma Nevada House to the Stonehouse…
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Elegant Salvage, Jane and Junk in The Trunk

Are you a shabby chic, upcyle shopper?  Did you know there's a whole sisterhood of shops in Nevada County that have a great selection of either recycled, refurbished or fun collectables?  I went on a bit of a tour, to learn more about some…
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Gold Country Wine Tasting

Did you know September is California Wine month?  So whether you're out visiting a winery on a weekend, stopping by one of the downtown wine tasting rooms or participating in the upcoming Nevada City Uncorked event there are plenty of opportunities…
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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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Grass Valley Wine Co

Grass Valley Wine Company on Mill Street, Grass Valley is a tasting room for three local wineries, Pilot Peak Winery, Solune Wine Growers and Bent Metal Winery.  Stop by a tasting, a flight or wine by the glass.  Live music every Friday…
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Nevada County Farm Bureau Tour

Every year the Nevada County Farm Bureau organizes a tour to showcase some of the local agriculture in our community.  This year the tour included Forster Herb Garden, Cone & Hill Christmas Tree Farm and Naggiar Vineyards and special guest…
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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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Foothills Celebration

The streets of downtown Grass Valley were packed with wine and food enthusasiasts today for the Foothills Celebration.  The event organized by the Grass Valley Downtown Association and the Sierra Vintners brought together 50 wineries and…
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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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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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Grass Valley Wine Tasting

Downtown Grass Valley is quickly becoming a wine lover’s hot spot, within a two block distance in historic downtown there are 5 different tasting rooms representing a diverse selection of locally grown wines. Here’s a quick cheat sheet if…
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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…