Cab Franc: “The next big thing” in Sierra Vintners’ wines

“THE ERA OF CABERNET FRANC is nearly upon us,” Wine Spectator Associate Editor Ben O’Donnell wrote in February. “That’s the conclusion I reached after visiting wineries on both coasts last year and imbibing at not a few of Instagram’s most trending wine bars. Reader, the excitement is palpable and the smell of pepper-bramble-tobacco-olive is in […]

South Nevada County: A gateway to local food and wine

FOR GENERATIONS, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA’S ROADSIDE FARM STANDS, specialty grocery stores and wineries have been a welcome reprieve for travelers. The long-lasting ones have helped shape their region’s identity. Examples include the Oakville Grocery Co. in Napa Valley, a gourmet’s delight; V. Sattui, where you can buy your favorite wine and enjoy a Napa picnic on […]

Sierra Knolls: Fine Wine, Great Times

SIERRA KNOLLS VINEYARD & Winery’s origin stems from a 45-year friendship between two families and their love of wine. In 1987, John and Linda Chase and Steve and Brenda Taylor bought 44 acres of western facing slopes in western Nevada County. The vineyard and winery became a dream come true, providing a lifestyle for creating […]