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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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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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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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Last Minute Christmas Shopping

Are you a last minute shopper?  Here are a few suggestions on some gift ideas for someone in Nevada City, or someone who'd like to visit the area.  If you can't make it to the last Victorian Christmas today, here are a few suggestions, or…

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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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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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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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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Clavey Wines Tasting Room

Clavey Wines Tasting Room on Commercial Street is too inviting not to stop in and say hello.  Check out Margie Miller's art on the wall and catch up with Josh and Summer on what's happening out at the vineyard.  You probably wont walk out…
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Wild and Scenic Film Festival Part 2

The 10th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival has ended, but the inspiration for change will live on in the hearts of many.  Click here to read our first blog post on the event.  For a few snap shots click on the photos below (Nevada City…
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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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Clavey Vineyard

Clavey Vineyards has reopened their tasting room, now located at 232 Commercial Street in downtown Nevada City.  Stop by and visit the spacious tasting room, tastings are $5 and they're open 7 days a week.  The Outside Inn has a special coupon…
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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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Nevada City Wine Tasting

Nevada County offers a lot of great local wines and if you’re in the area one of the fun activities is to sample some of the amazing wines.  The first stop on our walking tour of Nevada City tasting rooms was Indian Springs Vineyards, located…
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More Nevada City Wine Tasting

Nevada City has been on the wine lovers pit stop list for some time with Nevada City Winery, Indian Springs Vineyard and Clavey Wines.  Click here to read my post on those tasting rooms from earlier this year.  But, my list was not…