Uncorked, Saturday, August 26th 1-4pm, downtown Nevada City
Nevada City. The event is a collaboration between the Sierra Vintners Association and the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce and bring together 17 different wineries and breweries. In addition to wine tastings, you can sample bites from local restaurants including: tri tip with chimichurri sauce, Lefty’s Grill pizza, chocolate truffles, bacon caramel popcorn with cheddar cheese, wild boar sliders with house-made fresh boysenberry mustard and more. Check-in at the Nevada City Vets Hall starts at 12:30 and the event goes from 1-4 throughout downtown Nevada City, you can buy tickets online or at the door. If you’ve never been check out the photos from the previous years here, here and here.
Below is a list of all the wine tasting options, for a full map click here.
Avanguardia Wines, Fawnridge Winery, Lone Buffalo Vineyards, Bent Metal Winery, Lucchesi Vineyards & Winery, Szabo Vineyards, Nevada City Winery, Hickman Family Winery, Vina Castellano, Smith Vineyard, Sierra Sky Vineyard & Winery, Chacewater Winery, Clavey Vineyards, Tintype Winery, Lone Buffalo Winery, Bear River Winery, Double Oak Vineyards & Winery and Gray Pine Winery.
Sierra Brewfest, Saturday, August 26th, 3-6:30pm, Nevada County Fairgrounds
Sample over 50 hand crafted beers at the benefit for Music in the Mountains under the trees at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. In addition to the tastings there were food trucks, friendly rounds of cornhole and music by Boomer.
On tap will be: Three Forks Bakery & Brewery, American River Brewing Company, Auburn Alehouse, Common Cider, Crooked Lane Brewery, Feather Falls Brewery, Grass Valley Brewing Company, Hofbrau, Knee Deep Brewing Company, Nectar Creek Cider, Ol’ Republic Brewery, Revision Brewing Company, Shipyard Brewing Company, Sierra Nevada Brewery, Tap It Brewery and Twelve Rounds Brewing plus more.
Now who’s thirsty? The Outside Inn’s blog has 2 tickets to Uncorked and Sierra Brewfest to giveaway, post your comment on which event you’re interested in (or both) and I’ll draw the winner on Thursday, August 24th. *Edited to say the winner of the tickets to Uncorked is Brian M and the winner of the tickets to the Brewfest is Kial James.
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