Monthly Archives: June 2012

10 Great Hot Weather Wines from Gold Country

It is finally Summer and the temperature is rising.  What wines do you drink when the temperature is up?  I know what I drink, and I thought I’d share with you my “go to” hot weather wines from California’s Sierra Foothills.   White Wines, Duh Well, it’s kind of a “no brainer” to suggest drinking […]

Sparkling Wines

Go with a loved one or a group, it's alot more fun!

5 Essentials For A Successful Wine Tasting Weekend

It is officially Summer and I’m sure your mind is wandering in the neighborhood of “where can we go for vacation?” Well, if two weeks in Hawaii or Europe or Australia aren’t in your budget, how about a long weekend in Sierra Foothills for some wine tasting?  The weather is warm. The people are warm. […]

Train Rides in Gold Country

Okay, this isn’t about wine.  But it is an incredibly fun activity in Gold Country, especially if you have kids or a fascination with trains. The Placerville & Sacramento Valley Rail Road, celebrates 150 years in operation this year.  The volunteer organization that maintains the rail road offers train rides on the weekends.  They operate […]

Placerville & Sacramento Valley Rail Road