Meet the Winemakers

QUALITY WINE IS CREATED IN THE VINEYARD by a farmer, crafted by an artist, and chemistry brings it all together. Though foothills’ winemakers come from all walks of life, they share in this experience. Dozens of winemakers and winery owners are re-settling the foothills wine growing region, whose roots go back to the Gold Rush […]

Pilot Peak Winery: A destination winery in the foothills

THIS YEAR MARKS THE fifth annual release of wines at Pilot Peak Winery, one of the foothills’ premier destination wineries. To celebrate, the winery has expanded its signature, flower-filled terraces, relocated the dance floor and added colorful landscaping. The Penn Valley winery, on a hillside overlooking Pilot Peak, continues to offer varied events during the […]

NEW: Grass Valley Wine Co. plans forging ahead

Here’s the logo for the Grass Valley Wine Company, the new wine bar in downtown Grass Valley that we wrote about previously. It will feature wines from Pilot Peak, Montoliva, Solune and Bent Metal at 151 Mill Street in downtown Grass Valley. “GVWC is planning to offer the best urban ‘casual wine tasting experience’ and […]

New wine bar planned in Grass Valley

Here’s a FoodWineArt magazine scoop: It’s hard to keep a secret when you put a big sign in the window about your business — though there’s not much “gumshoe” reporting going on anymore. As it turns out, Pilot Peak Winery and Solune Winery — two of the county’s popular wineries — have a big sign […]