Joe Shebl,winemaker for Amador wineries Renwood, , Fiddletown Cellars and Borjon, said during an April 2016 tour of Renwood facilities that the vocation is packed with "phenomenal and very fun people" that help make it a "pinch-yourself profession," a key facet in the overall experience. Shebl shared his insights while drawing back the curtain on Renwood's large operation near Plymouth in the Sierra foothills.
In this interview from 2014, Napa Valley wine pioneer Peter Mondavi describes how from the beginning he loved the wine business, "even with the ups and downs." At 98, Mondavi said he still stopped by the office every day. Mondavi died Monday, February 22, 2016, at the age of 101.
World-renowned chef Jeremiah Tower, formerly of Chez Panisse and Stars, has been selected to lead this year’s Tower Bridge dinner on Sept. 30, 2018. The dinner, which spotlights local farms and ingredients, is the marquee event of Sacramento’s Farm-to-Fork Celebration.
Card players in a south Sacramento garage found themselves handing over cash at gunpoint early Monday morning. A woman called 911 at around 1:20 a.m. Monday reporting armed men in the garage at her home on the 3700 block of 42nd Avenue, according to a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department media release.
Sacramento’s sunny weekend will end with a drizzle, according to the National Weather Service. A weak system is moving into the region Sunday afternoon, January 21, 2018, dropping some light rain on the city overnight and lingering into Monday morning. NWS meteorologist Cory Mueller said to expect less than a quarter inch.
A crowd of more than 30,000 took to Sacramento streets Saturday to advocate for women’s equality in the workplace, condemn sexual violence and criticize President Trump in a half-day rally that began at Southside Park and ended at the state Capitol.