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Staying Lucid

Kevin Luther, owner/winemaker for Lucid Winery, started making wine under the Lucid label in 2017 and planned to open a tasting room in March 2020. However, the pandemic back burnered that plan. In the...
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Mother’s Day Weekend Wine

This weekend, local wineries are pulling out the red carpet for Mom with a collection of unique events and special offerings for Mother’s Day. The sun will be out and the wine will be...
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El Dorado’s Great Out There

Wineries in El Dorado County have much to celebrate in 2022 after a devastating 2021, which included the historic Caldor fire another year of reduced capacity due to COVID restrictions. To mark the promise...
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Taste Award Winning Wines at the Foothill Wine Fest

On April 2, wine enthusiasts will gather for the Foothill Wine Fest, which takes place at Palladio shopping center in Folsom. Attendees will be able to taste a broad selection of wines that hail...
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Lucid Winery on R Street

Lucid Winery has opened a brand new wine tasting room and event space along Sacramento’s R Street Corridor. Kevin Luther, the owner/winemaker for Lucid, started making wine under the Lucid label in 2017, and...
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San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2022

Earlier this month, dozens of wine judges and volunteers gathered in Cloverdale for the 2022 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. This year’s event included over 5,800 entries, from nearly 1,000 wineries across the United...

Amador’s Original Grandpere Vineyard Weekend

If you travel 42 miles east of Sacramento, you’ll find Amador County tucked into the Sierra Nevada foothills. You may know this region as the heart of the Gold Rush, but it also houses...
Celebrate Lodi Petite Sirah

Celebrate Lodi Petite Sirah

There is nothing small or dainty about Petite Sirah other than the size of the berries. Often, “red” wines produced from this grape are almost black in color, and deliver intense and ripe fruit...
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Foothill Wine Fest

Sacramento is surrounded by hundreds of wineries across a number of wine regions, also referred to as American Viticultural Areas (AVA). The Sierra Foothill AVA is just one of those regions, and was established...
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Fair Play Wine Festival

Tucked inside El Dorado County, just to the south, on the border of Amador County, you’ll find a sub-appellation called Fair Play. Fair Play boasts beautiful scenery and picturesque rolling hills with elevations ranging...