Conviviality at the Table

 Conviviality at the Table – How to Start Your Own Gourmet Club by Rachael Levine Up until mid-March of 2020 life was clipping along at normal or near neck-breaking speeds. Enter stage left…a world-wide pandemic. Suddenly cooking at home every night was the only thing on the calendar. The heart of the home – the kitchen table – had previously been left somewhat unoccupied as we morphed daily into the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland exclaiming, “Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!”. Family members came and went but always in a hurried fashion, no time to … Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Make Sacramento Your Next Wine Destination Vacation

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When you are planning your next wine destination vacation, do you think of Sacramento, CA?  Yeah, most of us who live here don’t either, which is odd.  Sacramento is ground zero for access to wine country.  There are over 1000 wineries within a 2-hour drive of Sacramento.   There is no other location in Northern California that offers this proximity to wine regions, with dining and travel amenities. Yet, Sacramento is often thought of as a place in between Lake Tahoe and San Francisco; or maybe you know it as the state capital; if you’ve really been paying attention, you might … Read more