Nevada City, Grass Valley and Tahoe for Father’s Day Festivities

NEVADA CITY BICYCLE CLASSIC One of America’s top cycling events celebrates its 55th anniversary this year, and many of the nation’s top cyclists are going to be on hand. The 55th Annual Nevada City Bicycle Classic is on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21, in historic downtown Nevada City. For the first time, ol’ Republic Brewery, […]

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 […]

8th Annual Tahoe City Wine Walk is June 22

Wine aficionados take note. The 8th Annual Tahoe City Wine Walk returns to historic North Lake Tahoe Saturday, June 22. The event last year hosted more than 800 attendees and 30 regional wineries. This summer’s alfresco event, scheduled from noon to 4 p.m., will again focus on varietals from regional California wine producers and will […]