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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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Things to Do and Winter Specials

Time to plan your winter escape to Nevada City, so I've put together a few itineraries to help you with your trip planning, and make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom for the limited time offer Outside Inn winter special promotion. Couples…
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Why I love Nevada City

Happy New Year!  I love our community and have put together a list of a few of the reasons why I love Nevada City. Community: I love the small town vibe of our community, whether it's people helping others in need, small town businesses…
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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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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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Wild for the Yuba

Wild for the Yuba at SYRCL’s spring fundraiser is coming to the Grass Valley Vet's Hall on April 20.   The wine and beer tasting event includes tastings from two dozen wineries and breweries, fine food, live music and mingle with your friends…
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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…

Montoliva Vineyard and Winery

Looking for a fun weekend adventure, drive out to Chicago Park and meet Montoliva Vineyard and Winery's Mark Henry. The brewmaster turned wine maker will share his love for Italian Varietals, whether its the  Sangiovese, Aglianico or Primitivo.…
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Nevada City Winery

Nevada City Winery hosted their Bottle Your Own Wine party this afternoon and most of Nevada City braved the wet weather to partake in the festivities.  The barrel room was full of people sampling the Syrah and the Zinfandel and then learning…
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Szabo Vineyards Tasting Room

Szabo Vineyards tasting room in downtown Nevada City offers ambiance, high quality wines and winemaker who is extremely passionate about his wines.  Sample one of Alex Szabo's 100% estate grown varieties either with a tastings, a glass or…
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Uncorked

Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and Sierra Vintners put together over 45 local wineries and breweries and restaurants through out downtown Nevada City today for the 2nd annual Uncorked.  Great wines, amazing foods, local musicians and more,…
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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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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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Eat Well, Live Free

Today I have two special guests on the InnSide Nevada City blog, Jillena and Marcos Hernandez.  They live in Sacramento and have a blog called Eat Well, Live Free.  I met them earlier this year and when they called to say they wanted to celebrate…
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John Burnett Photography Winner

I'm super excited to announce our winner of the web design and photo shoot contest is Sheila Cameron.  She has won a prize package by John Burnett.  When I asked Sheila her thoughts on winning she replied with the following, "Thank you so…
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Indian Springs Winery Tasting Room

Indian Springs Vineyards Tasting Room in downtown Nevada City is a welcoming place to stop in, sample some wine or perhaps sit in the front window and have a glass.  Our friends at Indian Springs have offered us a special "Friends of Outside…