The Sierra Foothills Barbera Festival 2013

I had been looking forward to the Sierra Foothills Barbera Festival all year. I missed the chance to go last year because I found out about it too late. So this year, I was not going to miss it. This early summer mountain festival is a place where California Barbera producers can gather together and … Continue reading The Sierra Foothills Barbera Festival 2013

The (Italian) wines of Murphys, California

Go to Murphys. But don't go for the wine! Okay, well maybe a little bit of it is good. But don't count on too much from this area.*  Still, it's a fun town to visit. A couple of weeks ago, in celebration of our eighth wedding anniversary, my husband, Jeff, and I went up to … Continue reading The (Italian) wines of Murphys, California