Team Andretti into California wine, not just race cars

Nevada City native Alexander Rossi won the 100th Indianapolis 500 for Andretti Autosport this past weekend. He is the first Californian to win the race since 1955. As it turns out, the Andrettis also are into California wine, not just race cars. Andretti Winery in Napa was founded in 1996 by Mario Andretti and his […]

Tasting Notes: Tahoe City Wine Walk, Smith Vineyard’s new labels

NOW FOUR GENERATIONS STRONG Thirty-five years ago, Dr. Wayne Smith fulfilled his desire to farm when he planted a vineyard in Grass Valley. The winery, housed in a restored red barn, opened in 1987. Nowadays Wayne’s grandsons, the third generation, work alongside their parents, Gary and Chris, at the winery. Gary and Chris are now […]