wine

Trust your legs and eyes for balance

Eyes and Thighs When we discuss the set up for a full golf shot there are two parts of the body that should be considered, your eyes and thighs. This is because if you understand ...

Fall full of tastebud-friendly festivities

Fall is working its way into the foothills, bringing with it a feast of fairs and festivals where food and beverages are the focus. Grab a snack and start marking your calendar w ...

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 ...

Newcastle vines producing heavenly wines

NEWCASTLE — The McGillivrays have their own little piece of heaven in Newcastle. Sitting at the “bottom of the teacup,” as Karen McGillivray describes it, with a 360-degree ...

Wine ordinance will affect all rural residents

Watch out for this: wine tasting ordinance in rural Placer County. Unsuspecting residents living on private lanes and driveways in Placer County have no idea that a new wine tasti ...

Community Portrait: Auburn soil nurtures family wine-making legacy

Editor’s note: This is the one of a series of community portraits published in this space Fridays. Wine has been a part of Teena Wilkins’ life for as long as she can remembe ...

Buonarroti Ristorante to add microbrewery, expand bar

It looks like historic downtown Lincoln will once again be home to a microbrewer, but this time the beer will actually be brewed on site. On Tuesday, Lincoln’s City Council agre ...

Loomis restaurateur ready with perfect wine for a summer day

Matt Williams, owner of Café Zorro in Loomis, pours a diverse variety of wines and beers produced locally and globally. One wine Williams is particularly excited about, now that s ...