Fawnridge Winery

Sip Auburn opens in Old Town

Taste local wine, take in the art, shop for gifts and sample the menu. It’s all part of the ambiance at Sip Auburn in Old Town. Proprietor Matt Wozniak, owner of Amour Priv ...

Placer County wineries represent region well at 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Placer County wineries clean up at the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. If it sounds familiar, it’s only because th ...

Placer County wine on the way to China?

A couple sharing sweet nothings and a bottle of Wise Villa Winery wine in a Beijing restaurant? A Mumbai family sitting down to dinner with a bottle of wine made in Placer County ...

Foothill winemakers anticipate vintage haul in 2013

By all accounts, it was a pretty good year for the wine industry in the foothills. Between the relative lack of rain in the first few months of the year and the overall even temper ...

‘Grape Days of Summer’ a great way to explore region

Everyone’s talking about “farm to table” these days, but it’s nothing new to wineries. Most of their tasting rooms are but a walk from where the grapes are ...

Placer County winemakers take home the hardware

While it doesn’t hold the pedigree of Napa or the popularity of Sonoma, Placer County held its own at the largest competition of American wines in the world, the San Francisc ...

Winemakers share struggles, triumphs on annual ag tour

The focus was on wine Friday as the Placer County Agricultural Tour visited three Auburn-area vineyards to teach community decision-makers about the industry and its future in Plac ...

Vintners open showcase for award-winning wines V

Longtime wine enthusiasts Stewart and Stephanie Perry turned their hobby into a business four years ago with the opening of Fawnridge Winery in Auburn. They released their first ...