grapes

Wine makers unhampered by drought

Placer County wine makers are not feeling the effects of current drought conditions despite popular belief to the contrary. For wine makers throughout the region, the general scar ...

Common foods can be lethal to pets

Reading the story of how Pidge, the Jack Russell terrier, lost her life after eating toxic mushrooms (Journal, June 14) brought back sad memories of how my beloved little Lucky Gir ...

Crush means grape expectations

Local winemakers aren’t going anywhere this fall. “Fall’s, unfortunately, not vacation time in the wine business,” Paul Burns of Ophir Wines said with a laugh. With fal ...