Sunday Nov 09 2008 comments A Taste of the Local By: Photos by Ashley Baer/Auburn Journal -A +A Ashley Baer/Auburn Journal Ashley Baer/Auburn JournalAt Mount Vernon Winery on Sunday, Kelly Roberts pours samples of wines for patrons of the Placer Hills Winery Tour. Ashley Baer/Auburn JournalPenny Lowe and Patty Triffo sample a Riesling as Neal Baumbach explains the ideal temperatures for white and red wines. Ashley Baer/Auburn JournalLicoln Hills residents Rosemarie Widdecombe, Jane Steffers and Carolyn Woolston sample the Lake Harvest Estate Zin at Mt. Vernon Winery. "This is a nive way to spend a Saturday," remarked Steffers. Ashley Baer/Auburn JournalWith owner and operator Neal Baumbach explaining the subtleties of the wine, Patty Triffo and Penny Lowe sample various red wines at Baumbach Winery on Sunday. "I'm so impressed that we have good wineries here locally that you don't have to drive [far] to," said Lowe.