Carpe Vino

Another View: Mary Jo, Mary Belle’s remembered as friends of Old Town

This is not an obituary; it’s about the ebb and flow of life in Auburn’s historic district. Over a dozen years of operating a hospitality venue in Old Town, I’v ...

Another View: Private investors bring the juice to local economy

When it comes to real-world economic development in this town, you have to look far beyond light-post banners, Amgen tour sponsorships and even the millions of dollars lavished on ...

Another View: Running once for council was enough

Mike Holmes, Bridget Powers and Matt Spokely … you can all relax, because I’m not running. Two years ago, after voters torpedoed Kevin Hanley’s charter city ep ...

Old Town's Carpe Vino celebrates 10-year anniversary, earns Wine?Spectator excellence award

As it celebrates its 10th anniversary in business, Old Town Auburn?s Carpe Vino also has earned the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine, recognition for the breadth an ...

Clarification of 6/15 editorial cartoon

The Journal would like to clarify the editorial cartoon printed in its Friday, June 15, 2012 edition on Page A4. The bills that the cartoon states Carpe Vino has not paid are two d ...

Our View: Unified plan needed for local business

Auburn is often described as a tight-knit local community that helps one another out. That didn’t seem to be completely the case for some of our businesses last week. At a city ...

Car racing champion Scott Pruett savors pace of crafting wine at his Auburn home

Some days championship sports car racer Scott Pruett has a need for speed, other days he craves the slow simplicity of making sangiovese. Pruett won his fourth Rolex 24 at Dayt ...

E.V. Cain is cooking

The E.V. Cain DC Troopers 2011 would like to express their appreciation to the Auburn Journal for the informative article (Feb. 10) regarding the upcoming Community Drive-Thru Dinn ...

Weed-filled hill gets new look with petanque court

From the street, you might not realize there’s anything back there. And for years it was an empty lot. “It has been a great place to grow weeds,” said Gary Moffat, owner of ...

Wine buffs turn pro with dream acreage

When Mike and Diane Naggiar purchased acreage for a vineyard near the Placer-Nevada county line, their dream was to grow and sell wine grapes. Ten years later, they are not only ...