Our region’s leaders embrace state Cultural District honor: “A coming of age for us”

Our region’s civic, business and elected leaders embraced the statewide Cultural District honors for Grass Valley-Nevada City and Truckee in a joint statement on Thursday, calling it a “coming of age for us.” It pointed to the Nevada County Arts Council and cities “working as one,” adding that the designation officially makes the County “a […]

Our magazine visits the Delegates Dining Room at the UN

It isn’t every day that the public get to sit with ambassadors, delegates, and other international dignitaries, but that’s precisely what the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations offers. This week FoodWineArt magazine visited the newly refurbished Delegates Dining Room and enjoyed eclectic and globally inspired cuisine with breathtaking views of the East River, […]

Willie Nelson’s tour bus “Honeysuckle Rose” rolls into Grass Valley

(credit: FoodWineArt magazine)

Scoop: Country Singing Star Lacy J. Dalton to perform at Nevada County Fairgrounds

Our blog was the first to report that Willie Nelson was coming to the Nevada County Fairgrounds in September. Now here’s another celebrity performing-arts scoop: American Country Singing Star Lacy J. Dalton is going to perform at the Fairgrounds in late August, Sierra FoodWineArt magazine has learned. In fact, I spoke directly to Lacy by […]

Wine, food & art getaways with our new itineraries!

To help plan a wine tasting getaway, visit our wine tasting, dining and art-walk itineraries in historic Grass Valley and Nevada City, complete with Google maps for directions. The link is HERE. In addition, all our articles about the wineries, dining and lodging, are archived online, along with winery and city maps, to help plan […]

Vino Velo food & wine gala in Auburn

A wine, food and festive gala event benefiting Bike Auburn is Sunday, May 15, at the Winchester Country Club in Meadow Vista. It’s from noon to 5 p.m. and features local restaurants and wineries, Tour of California cuisine, a live jazz band and a vintage and ultra-modern bicycle exhibit. A video broadcast of the Stage […]