Naggiar Vineyards’ Winefest: food, wine & music starts this spring

THE FOOTHILLS HAVE SOME SPLENDID destination wineries: Viña Castellano in Auburn with a stone wine cave amid the 40-year-old Mendez Family Ranch; Wise Villa Winery in Lincoln with a bistro and tasting room set amid a 14-acre vineyard; Bent Metal in Grass Valley with sweeping views of the Sierra from comfortable Adirondack chairs; and Pilot Peak […]

Naggiar Vineyards’ WineFest starts in June

CALIFORNIA’S WINERIES AND VINEYARDS are its second most popular visitor attraction after Disneyland. Spring is an ideal time for wine tasting and picnicking among the vineyards. In the foothills, Naggiar Vineyards in Grass Valley has become a premier destination winery, thanks to its setting, award-winning wines and friendly staff. Naggiar’s warm-weather season begins with a […]

Naggiar Vineyards announces exciting summer WineFest program

Fresh off a successful extended winter entertainment season, Naggiar Vineyards announces their 2014 Winefest summer season. Winefest, a celebration of wine, food, and music, is comprised of Tribute concerts, numerous celebration events, and the continuation of their popular Friday and Saturday night live complimentary music. “It starts with the wine, but people are passionate about […]

Naggiar: “Double Gold” medals, winter food & wine events

“AMERICA’S FAVORITE RESTAURANT,” says Open Table, “is at a winery.” St. Francis Winery in Sonoma recently was named the county’s favorite restaurant by the online reservations service, beating out The French Laundry in Napa and others. The honor underscores the growing influence of destination wineries that provide exquisite food-and-wine pairings, remarkable views and stylish tasting […]

Video: New Naggiar Winery Bistro

Along with Naggiar Vineyards and Winery’s award-winning wines, Naggiar has begun offering gourmet food. It has hired veteran caterer Georgia Gross as the new chef in its Naggiar Bistro. We’ve sampled much of the food: It is creative and pairs well with Naggiar’s award-winning wines. More details here: •Naggiar hires Georgia Gross as chef in […]

Naggiar: Wine & Food Events Year-Round

NAGGIAR VINEYARDS HAS become a premier summer destination to experience wine, food and music. The winery just wrapped up its popular Winefest series for the fourth year to a sold-out crowd, with an expanded stage and new lawn seating. Our family enjoyed Naggiar’s harvest festival, with live music, dancing, a grape stomp and even horse-drawn […]

Naggiar hires Georgia Gross as new chef in Naggiar Bistro

Editor’s note: Naggiar has hired Georgia Gross as its new Chef in the Naggiar Bistro. Georgia teaches at Wendy Van Wagner’s In the Kitchen in Nevada City, as we’ve written before. Here’s the announcement: Naggiar Vineyards is pleased to welcome Georgia Gross as our new Chef in the Naggiar Bistro. We are excited to have […]