winery

Weddings spoil the weekends

Am I the only Auburn resident that is sitting at home tonight trying to enjoy a peaceful evening only to have it blasted away by another loud wedding? I live about a mile from a w ...

Winery centers are a disaster recipe

Wineries claimed, ?We are farmers, we have a right to farm,? (even though they can sell 240,000 bottles of imported wine without growing a single grape of their own) and with the h ...

Napa wannabe’s show their hand

Shock and awe (expressed) for another group of rural neighbors in Placer County who just found out Placer County wants to approve a 6,600 square-foot community center/wine tasting ...

Cold snap slows foothills grape-growing season, more rain, snow on way

Auburn’s big chill will continue through at least Friday, slowing down vine growth at local wineries but still not jeopardizing the season. Jim Taylor, of rural Auburn’s famil ...

Placer County vintners uncork frustration over bottled-up wine ordinance

Legal questions are delaying a Placer County Board of Supervisors decision on a new winery ordinance – and vintners are upset. Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to hold off ...